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 Features    August 26, 2015 

Ellis manages circulation

Next on our list of The Sentinel's behind the scenes workers, is long-time employee Karie Ellis. After her high-school graduation in 1982, Ellis...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    August 26, 2015 

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - August 26, 1965 A torrent of water rushed down the canyon on the south side of Haystack Mountain about 2:30 Sunday afternoon and covered both lanes of Highway 830 (now Highway 14) with...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    August 26, 2015 

From the best seat in the house Andrew Christiansen

With school back in session next week, fall sports are ready to begin and thanks to Zillah’s jamboree, we can get a sneak preview of SCAC football...

 
 By Jim Miller    Features    August 19, 2015

Lots of options for roadside assistance for older drivers

Dear Savvy Senior, I would like to get my wife and I set up with some type of roadside assistance service in case we get a flat tire or our battery conks out. Can you recommend some good and...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    August 19, 2015

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - August 19, 1965 • Klickitat County commissioners awarded Teller Construction Co. of Portland a $449,915 contract to construct the Wahkiacus bridge over the Klickitat River in their...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    August 19, 2015

From the best seat in the house

Congratulations to David Gunkel, National Champion small rifle marksman at the National High School Finals Rodeo, last month. Gunkel came up through...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    August 12, 2015

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - August 12, 1965 Mayor George Nesbitt and Goldendale Supervisor Elmer Sikes received official notice Monday of the transfer of West Broadway, from Columbus Avenue to the west city...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    August 5, 2015

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - August 5, 1965 The Klickitat County commissioners stated they will be taking bids for two bridge structures that were washed out last winter on the Klickitat River. The bids are for...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    August 5, 2015

From the best seat in the house

You don’t have to be a gearhead to enjoy rock crawling, but I am sure it gives an added dimension to the entertainment. I can only imagine what is...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    July 29, 2015

Looking Back

75 Years Ago - July 29, 1965 James “Jim” Shelton, retired after 40 years as custodian of the “old” high school on Academy Street, celebrated his 88th birthday Sunday, July 25. After a birthday...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    July 29, 2015

From the best seat in the house

This is W.E. Rock weekend in Goldendale and if you have never been, this is a good year to check it out. It is great entertainment with high-tech...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    July 22, 2015

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - July 22, 1965 • Work on a new 4.3 mile section of modern highway to replace several miles of narrow, twisting and hilly road between Rowland Lake and Lyle will begin later this...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    July 22, 2015

From the best seat in the house

I’m getting frustrated with the Seattle Mariners. I think I am ready for football. Monday night was their 35th one-run game of the year. The...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    July 15, 2015

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - July 15, 1965 • C. Ed Doubravsky, Goldendale contractor, was apparent low bidder on the McKay location job Tuesday, July 13. Bids were opened at the Corps of Engineers office in...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    July 15, 2015

From the best seat in the house

There is going to be a tennis clinic in Goldendale this summer, a great opportunity for area families to get involved in something the whole family...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    July 8, 2015

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - July 8, 1965 A total of $13,400 made available by the Pacific Northwest Disaster Act for 1965 has been allocated to Klickitat County, according to word received from Catherine May. The...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    July 1, 2015

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - June 24, 1965 New rest room and shower room facilities at Brooks Memorial State Park are approaching reality, under a contract with the state parks commission being fulfilled by Harold...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    July 1, 2015

From the best seat in the house

I hope people took advantage of the opportunity to visit with some very interesting and nice people from around the world who paid a visit to...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    June 24, 2015

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - June 24, 1965 Supt. Paul Johnson’s 33 year career as head of the Goldendale school system has been a colorful one. Many of the “early day” graduates under Johnson recall his keen...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    June 17, 2015

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - June 17, 1965 • Sale of the Ponderosa Motel was announced Wednesday by Roy Wylam, seller, and Lloyd and Kathryn Day, purchasers. The Days took immediate possession and management. Wyl...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    June 17, 2015

From the best seat in the house

They couldn’t have asked for better weather for the Alder Creek Pioneer Picnic and Rodeo. No rain, not too hot and just enough entries to make it...

 
 By Akasha Spino-Bybee    Features    June 17, 2015

Lyons on the train tracks

Having performed all over the world and in 46 of the 50 United States alongside the likes of Willie Nelson, Neil Young, and Lynyrd Skynyrd, Dana Lyons is now making his way through the Gorge. His poli...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    June 10, 2015

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - June 10, 1965 Work on tearing down the old pool hall building on the south side of Main Street [Goldendale] was started this week by Bernard and Harold Shepler who recently purchased...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    June 10, 2015

From the best seat in the house

One of the stereotypes about athletes is that they aren’t very good with academics. That may be true in some cases where student athletes get pushed...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    June 3, 2015

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - June 3, 1965 The Star Theater, Goldendale, will be closed on Monday thru Thursday of each week except for holidays and special pictures starting June 9. The Sunday matinee will continue...

 

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