The Goldendale Sentinel - Headlines & History since 1879

By Compiled by Jean Allyn Smeltzer
The Klickitat County Historical Society 

Looking Back

August 20, 2014

 


50 Years Ago - August 20, 1964

The SDS Lumber Co. and the Boise-Cascade Corp. sponsored a porcupine bounty hunt. The contest ended July 31, and during the contest 1,235 porcupines were killed in the county, 567 east of the Klickitat River and 668 west. J. E. Moon, Appleton, was the champion with 246 noses turned in. Eddie Bean, Goldendale, was close runner-up with 241 noses. A bounty of 50 cents per nose was paid to all that took part in the contest.

75 Years Ago - August 17, 1939

Ross Biggs, city radio interference man for Goldendale, announced this week that he will have a large stock of condensers on hand by the end of this week. Residents and business houses running electrical...



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