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 Opinion    July 29, 2015 

Proposal for change to sign gets strong push-back

Goldendale School District Superintendent Mark Heid made a pitch last week to the city council to change the reader board sign over Columbus Avenue to a Timberwolves sign in support of the district....

 
 By GMA Car Show Committee    Opinion    July 29, 2015 

GMA events date errors

To the Editor: It is the second year in a row that erroneous information has been published in the “Our Journey Through Klickitat County” concerning Goldendale Motorsports Association events....

 
 By Jim Miller    Opinion    July 22, 2015

Strategies on how to reduce your medication costs

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend any tips to help me save on my medication costs? I currently take five different prescription medications that are very expensive even with insurance. Searching...

 
 By Avery Hoyt    Opinion    July 22, 2015

Let's work together

To the Editor: Tax dollars are hard to come by in a rural county with limited opportunities for job growth. Marijuana legalization brings the potential, when done responsibly, of economic boom with a...

 
 By Doug Garman    Opinion    July 22, 2015

Help Rural 7 help you

To the Editor: Since we live out of town, we are very aware of the fine job the fire fighters (Rural 7) do to attempt to keep us safe. During the fires of the last few years and even more in the last...

 
 By Jack Runyan    Opinion    July 22, 2015

Their garbage is mine?

To the Editor: After reading the Letter to the Editor in the July 15 paper (citation for parking), I felt it my duty to let people know of my citation for garbage (not mine) in a trailer (not mine)...

 
 By Michael Kitchen    Opinion    July 22, 2015

Time for 'neigh-sayers'

To the Editor: Recent events have finally moved me to ask the citizens of this beautiful area to rally together to revive and take our village back from the current regime. There is nothing I can do...

 
 By Debi Budnick    Opinion    July 15, 2015

Rainbow of great seasonal foods awaits preservation

There is a rainbow to be seen this time of year in Klickitat County, but not the type you might be thinking of. To see it, visit any farmers market or farm stand. There you will see the rainbow of...

 
 By Leila R. Olp    Opinion    July 15, 2015

This is not curb side service

To the Editor: I have never written to the editor before, but I felt I needed to this time. We have parked on our parking strip for more than 24 years. We have never been told we were not supposed...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    July 8, 2015

Two cents on horse sense came in different ways

As you see on this page, we’ve got some letters this week about our story last week on the horse on the sidewalk. As it happens, there were a...

 
 By Souix Williams    Opinion    July 8, 2015

Police could look into cruelty

To the Editor: Regarding the horse left on the sidewalk story. This totally disgusts me. First off, that he leaves the horse on the streets, as everyone says, and someone could get hurt. But now...

 
 By Melanie Fuller    Opinion    July 8, 2015

Is this RUI (Riding under the Influence)?

To the Editor: I would like to respond to the article in the July 1, 2015 edition about the horse left on the sidewalk. Coming from a big city I, like many, appreciate the nuances of small town life....

 
 By Jim Miller    Opinion    July 1, 2015

Simplified cell phones for hearing impaired seniors

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend some basic simplified cellphones for seniors with hearing impairment? My 82-year-old father needs to get a new cellphone for occasional calls or emergencies, but h...

 
 By Norm Luther    Opinion    July 1, 2015

A tough job made tougher

To the Editor: Before pointing too many fingers at our beleaguered Secret Service agency and its recent foibles, we should consider its success so far in its bottom line responsibility: to keep...

 
 By Audrey McEwen    Opinion    June 24, 2015

Wanted: pride in city, poor pay, long hours, great reward

My husband and I were raised in Goldendale, both graduates of the Goldendale school system. We moved away in 1958 for his job. We returned to live out the rest of our retirement years two years ago...

 
 By Ada Whitman    Opinion    June 24, 2015

Story got it wrong

To the Editor: I am writing regarding your recent “suicide by cop” article. I am the so-called victim of the incident. The article you printed was bogus and full of untruths. The man you...

 
 By Darlene Pritchett    Opinion    June 24, 2015

Brother's paintings were stolen

To the Editor: To anyone who bought my brother Earl Hamllik’s oil paintings at Ekone Park, would you please contact his sister, Darlene Pritchett. They were stolen from his house while I was caring...

 
 By Delbert Brown    Opinion    June 24, 2015

We have a right to know

To the Editor: You recently ran a story on city budget restraints on our local police department. I personally feel the problem lies within the department itself. Is it really necessary for all...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    June 17, 2015

A war that became civil shows issues can be tamed

There were no metaphoric guns blazing. There was no bombast or chauvinistic posturing. There were no hordes of barbarian invaders slashing through the...

 
 By Steve and Gerry Crick    Opinion    June 17, 2015

What incredible service

To the Editor: On May 24 I had a fall in my shop and landed on my left shoulder and hip on the concrete and couldn’t get up. My wife called 9-1-1, and an ambulance and Rural 7 Fire Department were...

 
 By Pam Pilling and Sheila Stone    Opinion    June 17, 2015

Worth a story

To the Editor: We recently learned that Jenny Balcom of Goldendale, after completing the rigorous qualifying process for running in the Boston Marathon, completed the 2015 marathon in a time of three...

 
 By Debi Budnick    Opinion    June 10, 2015

Pick up some Vitamin Sunshine while you're out

If you’ve been keeping an eye on the forecast, you may have come to one exciting conclusion: summer is here! Hopefully, this means more time spent outside enjoying the beauty of our area. One fun...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    June 3, 2015

As I look upon your faces, I'm reminded of a nice cliche

You graduates stand there proudly, having completed your rigorous curricula, now poised to cast off from the shores of adolescence into the wayward...

 
 By Delbert Brown    Opinion    June 3, 2015

Keep these people in mind

To the Editor: Thank you for printing the candidates for this year’s election. I want to ask the community to join with me in voting for Carl Conroy and Deborah Heart to re-elect these two people...

 
 By Richard Lavalley    Opinion    June 3, 2015

A power parable

To the Editor: Here is a simple everyday explanation of how absolute power corrupts absolutely: you have a young lady with her most private intimate thoughts written in her diary. She takes this...

 

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