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 By Jess Macinko    News    February 15, 2017 

Valentine's Day, plus one: the Weddles

Ed and Vivian Weddle are this year's Valentine's Day longest-married couple in Goldendale. Joan and Pete Heming, recognized by The Sentinel last...

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    February 15, 2017 

Local author publishes first novel

On Monday, Golden Chinook Café held a book-signing for Dollmaker, the first novel of local writer Bonnie Barrigar. Barrigar has been writing since...

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    February 15, 2017 

Weather Service: Snow not over yet

Now for some news no one wants to hear: our recent sunshine may be short-lived. Marilyn Lohmann of the National Weather Service Pendleton office says...

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    February 15, 2017 

PUD bills rise with falling temperatures

Many Goldendale residents have been feeling this winter in their wallets, particularly from higher than average utility bills. KPUD General Manager Jim Smith says many customers are paying twice as mu...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    February 15, 2017 

Breaking down the myths of school bus seat belts

Rep. Gina McCabe has a proposed bill in the State Legislature to put seat belts in school buses, and the measure is encountering resistance from...

 
 News    February 15, 2017 

Travis Alert Act on the move

House Bill 1258, known as the "Travis Alert Act," received approval in the House Judiciary Committee yesterday. The legislation now advances to the...

 
 By Matt Spaw    News    February 15, 2017 

Legislature on wolves: kill them or move them

In a surprising turn, a state panel discussing studies of lethal means to control wolves preying on farm animals and invading humans’ territory found that non-lethal control is a more effective...

 
 News    February 15, 2017 

County appoints new health board members

The Klickitat County Board of Commissioners has appointed Erinn Quinn and Sue Pennington to serve on the Klickitat County Board of Health. Pennington worked as a public health nurse in Goldendale...

 
 News    February 15, 2017 

County EM named weather ambassador

The National Weather Service in Pendleton has recognized the Klickitat County Emergency Management as a Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador. Klickitat County Emergency Management is headed by Jeff King....

 
 News    February 15, 2017 

Goldendale FFA members make a mark

Members of the Goldendale FFA competed recently at sub-districts in Ellensburg. Caroline Knopes and Elizabeth Garcia competed in creed speaking. Elizabeth placed third and will move on to districts....

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    February 15, 2017 

Meet The Sentinel's carriers

Nikayla has been delivering papers for The Sentinel since September of 2015. The sixth grader delivers 13 – 15 papers along Route I. Sometimes her...

 
 By Tim Gruver    News    February 15, 2017 

Legislature proposal overhauls initiatve review process

A lot of time and money goes into writing initiatives you vote on each November, all of which goes to waste if those proposals are struck down as unconstitutional by the state Supreme Court. SB 5386...

 
 By Tim Gruver    News    February 15, 2017 

Sexual assault cold-case kits come before Legislature for review

In past decades a rape case could have been dismissed because it lacked DNA evidence necessary for courts to bring a perpetrator to justice. Today, sexual-assault kits are critical to preserving the D...

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    February 15, 2017 

Police Blotter

Better safe than sorry At around 3 p.m. on Feb. 13, Goldendale police received a report of a male carrying a rifle in the 400 block of East Burgen Street, which is near the Goldendale schools. Police...

 
 News    February 15, 2017 

East District Court

Feb. 6, 2017 Ricardo A Mariscal Castellon: DWLS Third Degree: (10/04/2016): Guilty Plea: Jail 90 days/88 suspended: Fines/Fees $632.50: 12 Months Probation David Anthony Marlow: No Valid Oper License...

 
 News    February 15, 2017 

Superior Court log

Below is a summary of resolutions from the Superior Court criminal docket for the week of Feb. 6, 2017, provided by Klickitat County Prosecuting Attorney David R. Quesnel. Superior Court is in...

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    February 8, 2017

Klickitat County's first wedding predates statehood

On Aug. 20, 1867, a 21-year-old woman named America Jenkins married Henry Howe, 35, in her father's home near the blockhouse, a small log fort some...

 
 By Roger Nichols    News    February 8, 2017

PUD reports on outages, projects

Most of the news from Monday's Goldendale City Council meeting came not from council members themselves but from those who addressed them. That...

 
 By Jess Macinko and Lou Marzeles    News    February 8, 2017

Pharmacist charged with child rape, license suspended

The Sentinel The Washington State Department of Health has suspended the license of a White Salmon pharmacist, Dr. Larry Chapman. Chapman, 68, was arrested on Sept. 28, 2016 and charged by the...

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    February 8, 2017

Karate kids in class

Saturday, Feb. 4, a gang of six to eight-year-olds did their best to kick Levi Winston off his feet. Absorbing the onslaught with a blue foam pad,...

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    February 8, 2017

County vet rep from long line of service

William Smith traces his family roots back to 625 A.D. The common denominator in that long line of ancestors? Military service. "We were on the battle...

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    February 1, 2017

Goldendale trounces Winter, 2-0

Community efforts beat winter mishaps last week, making the best of two weather-related accidents. First, cooperation between Bishop's Towing and the...

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    February 1, 2017

State agency wages war on Peace Pipe

For the past four years, Jarred Boyes has been operating Peace Pipe Tobacco Company, supporting his family with the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products. Last month, that all came to a...

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    February 1, 2017

Police take 'shot in the dark,' apprehend Most Wanted in Goldendale home

Goldendale Police have been looking for Edwin Charge Jr. for almost exactly one year. On Jan. 26, at approximately 3:30 p.m., they got him. Charge...

 

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