The Goldendale Sentinel - Headlines & History since 1879

By Compiled by Jean Allyn Smeltzer
Klickitat County Historical Society 

Looking Back


August 27, 2014

50 Years Ago - August 27, 1964

• Work of converting approximately 12 miles of electric lines and construction of one and a half miles of new line to serve the American Telephone & Telegraph microwave station to be located on the Simcoe Mountain, northwest of the Satus Ski Lodge was started Wednesday by the Sierra Electric Co. of Tigard, Oregon.

75 Years Ago - August 24, 1939

• A grass fire at Maryhill completely destroyed the house and barn on the old Jim Burgen place, and the chicken house at the Meadow Lark Inn. Two hundred chickens, owned by Miss Clara Carter, were destroyed with the chicken house. The store building near the Stonehenge Memorial, was complet...

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