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 By Nola Ford Restorff    Opinion    February 15, 2017 

I still hear the cries of the victims of child abuse

Larry R.Chapman, a pharmacist in Klickitat County, was recently arrested and charged with child molestation. He is free on bail. He also was given, through the pharmacy board that supervises his...

 
 By Matt Miller    Opinion    February 15, 2017 

This government means business

I would like to respond to Don Thomas’ letter: Government by Whim? Yes, President Trump is fulfilling his promises, which are not only aimed at his base but at you as an American citizen. Entry...

 
 By Norm Luther    Opinion    February 15, 2017 

Trump is a terrorist's dream

t’s a dream come true for terrorists. Without any effort of their own, they have been given the best recruiting tool possible: the US president. One constant of Donald Trump’s ego-maniacal,...

 
 By Gerald Lundberg    Opinion    February 15, 2017 

Let us honor a great leader

Harold Hill was one of great leaders of Klickitat County especially his work with the County PUD. His family can be very proud of their great leader who was a fair and just man that was respected by...

 
 By Savvy Senior    Opinion    February 8, 2017

I retired: do I need to file a tax return for 2017?

Dear Savvy Senior, What is the IRS income tax filing requirement for retirees this year? My income dropped way down when I retired last year in 2016, so I’m wondering if I need to even file a tax re...

 
 By Teresa Clyne    Opinion    February 8, 2017

You don't have to take it

he month of February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Do the following behaviors look familiar to you? Constant calling or texting to keep track of you; stalking or following you around; showi...

 
 By Don Thomas    Opinion    February 8, 2017

Government by whim?

I see that the new president has once again stepped in it, this time with his executive order concerning temporarily banning immigration from seven Muslim majority countries. Obviously, the ban was...

 
 By Edith Gidley    Opinion    February 8, 2017

Train yourself

On Sunday, I took the train from Wishram to Portland. I hadn't done this before, so I thought maybe others would be interested in the trip. Americans do many things well, but public transport isn't...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    February 1, 2017

Sentinel asks for a seat in the White House press room

The Sentinel is on the White House press release email list, and that predates the Trump administration. We’ve been getting press releases from...

 
 By Tria Bullard    Opinion    February 1, 2017

I believe in Lyle School District

Lyle School District is seeking a replacement maintenance and operations (M&O) levy and you will receive your ballot soon. As a Lyle alumnus who spent K-12 in Lyle, the mother of three children in...

 
 By Don Thomas    Opinion    February 1, 2017

What, me worry?

I watched a movie last night (The Sum of All Fears) about terrorists setting off a small nuclear bomb in an American city as part of a plan to bring about a nuclear war between the U. S. and Russia....

 
 By Steve Kenny    Opinion    February 1, 2017

Get your terms straight

I recently gave advice about political discussion to some friends: before engaging in any political discussion, agree on the definitions of terms to be used in the discussion first. Only then can an...

 
 Opinion    January 25, 2017

How seniors can best get their financials in order

Dear Savvy Senior , My wife and I would like to get our personal and financial affairs in order so our kids will know what’s going on if we get sick or die. What tips can you offer? Procrastinating...

 
 By Sandy Mantag    Opinion    January 25, 2017

Seniors will be hurt if ACA is repealed

Some Medicare benefits will be lost to seniors if the Affordable Healthcare Act, aka Obamacare, is repealed. What many voters may not have realized, given the lack of clarity over this issue, is that...

 
 By Robert and Sharon Shipley    Opinion    January 25, 2017

Outstanding service

My wife Sharon and I want to express our appreciation to the men, and women of the police, Sheriff’s Department, Highway Patrol, road plow operators, fire fighters, and emergency responders in our...

 
 By Shannon O Connell    Opinion    January 18, 2017

Republicans don't belong in the bathroom

I am writing today in regards to the article “Privacy campaign challenges bathroom law.” I am a Republican, like most folks around here, but this is definitely a case where our lawmakers are not...

 
 By Sam Plante    Opinion    January 18, 2017

Road crews rock

I just want to say well done to the road crews that have been working this winter to keep our streets and parking lots cleared. With cramped streets and snow that just keeps falling and falling, just...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    January 11, 2017

The Sentinel announces a new approach to publishing opinion with 'facts'

We are announcing a new policy for expressing opinions in this newspaper, especially in instances of highly controversial topics. It involves four...

 
 By Donita Thew    Opinion    January 11, 2017

Recognizing a great service

I just wanted to give recognition to Travis and Lisa Herseim for their thoughtfulness in providing their free holiday meals for the community. Both were fabulous! What great food! I wanted to express...

 
 By Peter Leon    Opinion    January 11, 2017

Let's keep the momentum going

Hurray! We Republican voters carried the presidency, House, and Senate. The vast majority of Washington State counties like Klickitat County voted red as well. For 2017/2018, the Klickitat County...

 
 By Ogden News Service    Opinion    January 11, 2017

Ogden concert rescheduled

Dr. Jim Ogden’s annual piano concert, which was scheduled for Sunday 15 January has been postponed until Sunday, Jan. 22, due to the inclement weather situation. The concert will be at the...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    December 28, 2016

Rising to professionalism in the face of severe challenge

It’s not a common occurence for professional conduct to constitute a significant act of service. What is a common occurence is that when it does...

 
 By Steve Kenny    Opinion    December 28, 2016

Who are the true Republicans?

In response to Adrian Bradford’s letter from last week: first, I must thank Adrian for providing evidence for my conclusions in my prior week’s letter about a possible purge. Adrian uses Tea...

 
 By Jess Macinko    Opinion    December 21, 2016

Cold feet and frying pans: a newcomer gets the news job

I saw Goldendale for the first time two weeks ago, and frankly it wasn’t living up to its name. The light was dull and grey, the weather damp and cold. When I asked a local about snowfall in the...

 
 By Adrian Bradford    Opinion    December 21, 2016

A change for the better

December brings both holidays and a new Klickitat County Republican Party (KCRP) and reasons to celebrate. I have believed for some years that the KCRP, while devoted to conservative policies, as a...

 

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