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113 Years Ago The Independent, May 8, 1913 KLICKITAT INDIAN DIES AT 109 - Jake Hunt, Sr., aged Klickitat Indian, died at his shack on his White Salmon Valley homestead last Friday of smallpox, having...

 

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110 Years Ago - July 7, 1906 Fred Lawrence, a business man of Tacoma, tells the following in the Portland Sunday Journal: “I boarded a passenger train claimed by the Columbia River and Northern,...

 

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110 Years Ago - July 7, 1906 Goldendale’s Fourth - The celebration at Goldendale was a “hot one,” as regards to the weather, and as regards from the crowd, it was the largest ever seen here on...

 

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75 Years Ago - July 3, 1941 Hard Riding Klickitat Posse Wins Oregon Trail Pony Express Race - Carrying the mail like the pioneer express riders of old, a hard riding team from the Klickitat County...

 

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25 Years Ago - June 20, 1991 The Goldendale police stand proudly around the department’s two new 1991 Chevrolet Caprices. The $12,000 cars sport a “softer, friendlier” look, according to Police...

 

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25 Years Ago - June 6, 1991 For eight years, Cliff “Poot” Granum has the American Legion Memorial Day Flag Ceremony without a hitch. Months prior to the weekend honoring veterans he and other...

 

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25 Years Ago - May 30, 1991 Monster size engine noise will fill the Klickitat County Fairgrounds, June 1, during a return engagement of the track and tractor pullers. Last year’s premier event fille...

 

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25 Years Ago - May 23, 1991 Work crews lifted and carried layers of sod to cover the GHS baseball practice field. The sod was unearthed from the former vo-ag building. The installation marks a...

 

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25 Years Ago - May 16, 1991 James B. Whitmore, son of Joseph and Carol Whitmore, Goldendale, has received the James L. Madison Award from Colorado State University, College of Natural Sciences. Whitmo...

 

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25 Years Ago - May 9, 1991 Goldendale’s Maxine Jacroux was awarded with the Goldendale Soroptimist chapter’s “Women Helping Women” award. The honor recognizes community services. Jacroux is a...

 

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25 Years Ago - May 2, 1991 Eight Goldendale High School seniors earned state recognition recently for academic excellence. Angela Birney, Kari Case, Heather Enders, Elizabeth Johnson, Tammy Perez,...

 

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25 Years Ago - April 18, 1991 This spring GHS principal Dennis Stearns retires after a long and noted tenure as both a teacher and administrator. Stearns came to GHS in 1966, as a chemistry, physics...

 

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25 Years Ago - April 11, 1991 Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wesley have received word that their daughter, Karen, has returned to Fort Bragg, N. C. safely, after serving five months in the Persian Gulf War. She...

 

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25 Years Ago - April 4, 1991 "1990 Klickitat County Fair Hay King" John Hoctor and "Grain King" Jim Sizemore display signs of their awards. Each were awarded $129 in prize money. Hoctor won the title...

 

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25 Years Ago - March 28, 1991 Tom Carratt and Mary Jaekel display flags presented at Centerville School in a special ceremony last Friday by Senator Dean Sutherland (D. Vancouver). The two...

 

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25 Years Ago - March 21, 1991 Rabanco's Teacher of the Month is Goldendale High School chemistry and biology teacher Darrell Watson. The 22 year veteran of the local school district says that he...

 

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25 Years Ago - March 14, 1991 Final proceedings to abandon the Burlington Northern rail spur into Goldendale could be filed by this summer or sooner. That’s the word from Howard Kallio, B. N.’s...

 

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25 Years Ago - March 14, 1991 The Hollywood production firm of Dekter Higgins sent scouts to the Columbia Gorge last month. Based on their reports, director Thom Higgins selected the Harold Hill...

 

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25 Years Ago - March 7, 1991 Mike Henslee, a shift foreman at Columbia Aluminum’s cast house, gained the company honors as Employee of the Month for March. Henslee’s involvement at Columbia...

 

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25 Years Ago - February 28, 1991 Goldendale’s Greg Patzer was selected to the First Team of the Valley A West all league squad. Patzer averaged approximately 23 points per game during the season and...

 

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50 Years Ago - February 17, 1966 Carrying on a 4th generation tradition of cattle production is Richard Lefever, a sophomore in the local FFA chapter. Richard’s Hereford cattle interest began...

 

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25 Years Ago - February 7, 1991 Air Force Master Sgt. Delane A. Graham, a strategic aircraft maintenance technician, has arrived for duty at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. A 1976 graduate of...

 

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25 Years Ago - January 31, 1991 Gunnery Sgt. Elgan Bryan Vaughan, son of Elgan and Jackie Vaughan, Goldendale, is serving with the U. S. Marine Corps...

 

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25 Years Ago - January 17, 1991 • SSgt. Patrick L. Swift reported for duty in Saudi Arabia Dec. 10, 1990. SSgt. Swift deployed with his maintenance unit from their home station in Nurenburg,...

 

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25 Years Ago - January 10, 1991 Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Wm. S. Bates, son of Betty J. Morris of Goldendale, is currently deployed to the middle East in support of Operation Desert Shield while...

 

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