"The local" for community happenings
Last updated 1/20/2021 at 2:26pm
Remember when the local newspaper was the “go-to” place for information about social gatherings, upcoming events and much, much more? When I was growing up in Bickleton, which didn’t have its own paper, there were ordinary people like you and me who ensured that both the Sunnyside Sun and the Goldendale Sentinel received information about goings-on in our tiny community.
The world has changed since the middle of the last century. Many of the smaller newspapers have faded away as the Internet has grown in prominence. Now we tend to rely on Facebook and other social media platforms to...