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 By Rosemary Hoyt    Opinion    December 17, 2014 

Change the 'Arrrhg' to 'Hurray'

To the Editor: The Klickitat County Democratic Central Committee (KCDCC) held its reorganization/holiday party Dec. 13. Compared to the account of the Republican meeting in the Dec. 10 editorial in...

 
 By Adrian Bradford    Opinion    December 17, 2014 

Making the big leagues

To the Editor: The Dec. 10 Sentinel editorial was a valid report of the in-house Dec. 2 elections that took place at the Klickitat County Republican Party (KCRP). I was among the audience watching...

 
 By Darrell Smith    Opinion    December 17, 2014 

'Get rid of the old folks'

To the Editor: At the Dec. 1 meeting of the City Council of Goldendale, Mayor Baze was given a vote of “no confidence.” This action was “for the record” to show that the majority of the...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    December 10, 2014

A roll-call vote at this meeting probably began with 'Arrrgh!'

This exercise will test the limits of your credulity, but give it a try: imagine, if you will, a regional branch of a major political party right...

 
 By Dave Harris    Opinion    December 10, 2014

We're finally on the map for the wrong reasons

To the Editor: Prior to Goldendale’s election for mayor many months ago, there were some folks who doubted the credibility of the current mayor. While campaigning, he made statements to the effect...

 
 By Eric Olsen    Opinion    December 10, 2014

Stop the Christian sanctuary

To the Editor: Apparently, the most important issue facing government officials in Klickitat County is the opening of legally sanctioned marijuana businesses in their areas of jurisdiction. It seems t...

 
 Opinion    December 10, 2014

The mayor's unstable behavior

To the Editor: Regarding the Dec. 1 meeting of our city council: are we citizens going to accept our mayor yelling and calling four city council members liars, then using profanity three times at...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    December 3, 2014

Good causes plus awful tactics equals big trouble

The outcome of last night’s meeting of the county Republican Party won’t be known in time to report on in this issue of The Sentinel, so this...

 
 By Terry Chambers    Opinion    December 3, 2014

The privilege of freedom

To the Editor: I have been reminiscing on the past year, the elections, and the ongoing debate and the angers over the pot shop, the mayor, and the city government, the oppositions that were heated...

 
 By Matt Miller    Opinion    December 3, 2014

Only one law

To the Editor: Did I miss President Obama issuing another executive order making marijuana legal? I wouldn’t put it past him. Last I checked, marijuana is still illegal according to federal law. Yes...

 
 By Oscar Johnson    Opinion    November 26, 2014

Who knew I'd be able to qualify to write this column?

My name is Oscar Johnson. I am a Certified Hunter-Ed instructor and remember, as a kid, reading each month the “This happened to me” articles in my dad’s Outdoor Life magazines. Me being me, I...

 
 By Cheri Harris    Opinion    November 26, 2014

A serious matter

To the Editor: Mayor Baze has stated repeatedly that city council members and citizens should have known many months ago about the pot shop. He said there were presentations before the city council,...

 
 By David Telford    Opinion    November 26, 2014

Fascinating, but let's move on

To the Editor: I feel completely unrepresented with the marijuana issue as I am one of the few who simply doesn’t care. I am quite sure that whether we have marijuana shops, producers, and growers...

 
 By Cory Eberhart    Opinion    November 26, 2014

Did you hear this one?

To the Editor: In 2008, StoryCorps began to promote the day after Thanksgiving as The National Day of Listening. The purpose of the National Day of Listening is to promote communication and...

 
 By Raven Java-McCandless    Opinion    November 19, 2014

Letters from the Community

To the Editor: Superheroes have been around for a very long time. They are fictitious characters that you can look up to, you can admire. They fight off bad guys in glossy pages with pretty colors....

 
 By Gail Schlosser    Opinion    November 19, 2014

Letters from the Community

To the Editor: I attended the public hearing tonight by the county commissioners at the PUD. The room was filled with marijuana growers. Who knew that there are so many in our county? They told us...

 
 By Leo Spencer    Opinion    November 19, 2014

Letters from the Community

To the Editor: I read with some interest your article about the local Republicans facing national issues. I guess I should voice my opinion on the matter. From the first “Tea Party” rally in the...

 
 By Darby Hanson    Opinion    November 19, 2014

Letters from the Community

To the Editor: Regarding your Nov. 13 front-page analysis piece, “Local Republican Party faces national issues,” I guess I missed what part was supposed to be news. The fight between mainstream...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    November 12, 2014

Homer's advice is all too readily taken by some

“Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. That is why, for Christ’s sake, I...

 
 By Sydnye Prociw    Opinion    November 12, 2014

Thanks, vets!

To the Editor: Gary Hart once said, “I think there is one higher in office than president, and I would call that patriot.” This Veterans Day, I would like to take some time and thank all the...

 
 By Angela Hoffman and Linda Quinn    Opinion    November 12, 2014

Give thanks by giving

To the Editor: At this time each year we look forward to the cooking and sharing of a bountiful Thanksgiving meal with family and friends. Surrounded by our loved ones and the excitement of the...

 
 By Norm Luther    Opinion    November 12, 2014

Too much money

To the Editor: Last September not one Republican senator voted for a constitutional amendment that would overturn the Republican-leaning Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision and allow...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    November 5, 2014

Pot luck leaves some distasteful leftovers in town

Pot luck has prevailed. A city’s passions were too late aroused. The city administration acted too matter-of-factly, and the city council was...

 
 By Janet Crawford    Opinion    November 5, 2014

Letters from the Community

To the Editor: I don’t know which is worse, a pot shop in Goldendale or people that would open a controversial business without a business license. What does this say about the future for...

 
 By Ellen Rowley    Opinion    November 5, 2014

Letters from the Community

To the Editor: I did not see the last time posted for the Trunk or Treat, but if I remember right, it started at 5 p.m. The people who open their trunks are just community people who share out of the...

 

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