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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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50 Years Ago - December 23, 1965 • Assuming the ownership recently of the Ponderosa Motel in Goldendale were Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cahill, who purchased the business from Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Day. The...

 

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50 Years Ago - December 16, 1965 • New officers was elected by the Mutton Heads 4-H club at a recent meeting with Dawn Basse named president; Pam Gray, vice-president; Gary Willis, secretary;...

 

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December 9, 2015 50 Years Ago - December 9, 1965 Veterans of WWI Barracks and Auxiliary No. 2977 of Goldendale attended a potluck dinner and Christmas party held at a regular meeting at Fort Dalles...

 

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50 Years Ago - December 2, 1965 The Klickitat County Wool Pool Association held election of officers at their annual meeting, Nov. 3. Elected to the board of directors were Carl Klocker, president; Wa...

 

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Looking Back November 25, 2015 50 Years Ago - November 25, 1965 • The Goldendale Fire Department was called to the Wm. Trowbridge residence on the corner of South Columbus and West D Street, about...

 

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50 Years Ago - November 18, 1965 Electrician’s Mate Third Class James E. Riley, USN, son of Mrs. Ivan A. Riley of Goldendale, received the U. S. Expeditionary Medal for his supporting role in...

 

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50 Years Ago - November 11, 1965 Lyle and Pat Woods of Centerville were honored this week when Lyle was named “Conservation Farmer of the Year” by the Central Klickitat Soil and Water...

 

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50 Years Ago - November 4, 1965 • The annual “Make it Your-self With Wool” style review was held at the Woman’s Association building Saturday, Oct. 30. Marilyn Willis and Marcia Hamm won...

 

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50 Years Ago - October 28, 1965 • The Klickitat County commissioners bought a 1966 Ford after opening bids for a new commissioner’s car. The Ford bid submitted by Fairway Ford of Goldendale...

 

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50 Years Ago - October 21, 1965 Edward Karge, of Wishram, was named president of the Klickitat County Historical Society at its annual meeting. Harold Fariello was named vice-president. Both have...

 

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50 Years Ago - October 14, 1965 • Mrs. Ella Lanegan of 615 West Broadway, Goldendale, was winner of the August $5 check from Molly McKay, given her prize winning recipe for “Love Light Cake...

 

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50 Years Ago - October 7, 1965 • The first tenant moved into the recently completed Shepler building in Goldendale Tuesday. Furniture for a Goldendale branch office of Robert Dalson Accountants, of...

 

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50 Years Ago - September 30, 1965 Thirty-four county school directors and school administers from all county school districts but Mt. Brook, met with the five members of the County Board of Education...

 

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50 Years Ago - September 16, 1965 • The first annual Klickitat County Fair Parade was the way the PUD sound truck announced the 15 minute long procession that heralded the start of the fair...

 

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50 Years Ago - September 9, 1965 • Joe Dressel, acting as secretary for the Goldendale Observatory Committee, this week sent a letter to Professor Lawrence Wilets, chairman of the Astronomy Dept....

 

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50 Years Ago - September 2, 1965 • The city of Goldendale received state approval this week of its resolution for the work on C (now Collins) Street. The state approved project will be paid for...

 

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50 Years Ago - August 26, 1965 A torrent of water rushed down the canyon on the south side of Haystack Mountain about 2:30 Sunday afternoon and covered both lanes of Highway 830 (now Highway 14) with...

 

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50 Years Ago - August 19, 1965 • Klickitat County commissioners awarded Teller Construction Co. of Portland a $449,915 contract to construct the Wahkiacus bridge over the Klickitat River in their...

 

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50 Years Ago - August 12, 1965 Mayor George Nesbitt and Goldendale Supervisor Elmer Sikes received official notice Monday of the transfer of West Broadway, from Columbus Avenue to the west city...

 

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50 Years Ago - August 5, 1965 The Klickitat County commissioners stated they will be taking bids for two bridge structures that were washed out last winter on the Klickitat River. The bids are for...

 

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75 Years Ago - July 29, 1965 James “Jim” Shelton, retired after 40 years as custodian of the “old” high school on Academy Street, celebrated his 88th birthday Sunday, July 25. After a birthday...

 

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To the Editor: Goldendale’s Main Street sign was proposed in 1963 and built in 1964. An article about its construction, price, and location appeared in the Jan. 30, 1964, Sentinel. I used part of...

 

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50 Years Ago - July 22, 1965 • Work on a new 4.3 mile section of modern highway to replace several miles of narrow, twisting and hilly road between Rowland Lake and Lyle will begin later this...

 

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50 Years Ago - July 15, 1965 • C. Ed Doubravsky, Goldendale contractor, was apparent low bidder on the McKay location job Tuesday, July 13. Bids were opened at the Corps of Engineers office in...

 

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