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March 21, 1891 – 128 Years Ago The Grangers of No. 6, have organized and incorporated a business association under the name of Number Six Cooperative Association, Patrons of Husbandry. The business...

 

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November 13, 1909 – 110 Years Ago N.B. Brooks purchased a tract of land 33 feet wide by 83 feet deep, on Main Street to erect a brick building for the Star Theater. [Throughout its days (until...

 

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February 20, 1919 – 100 Years Ago The stated policy of “Always at your Service,” of the Pacific Power and Light Company is beginning to worry the local officials somewhat. Since the first of...

 

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February 15, 1899 – 120 Years ago Yesterday afternoon a large number of skaters witnessed with interest the leading of a team of horses across the Columbia at this place from Washington to the...

 
 By Richard Lefever    News    March 6, 2019

Burr It's Cold Outside

It’s been over a month that residents of Klickitat County have been ploughing themselves out from under one of the harshest late season snow events on record to hit the Mid-Columbia. With no relief...

 

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February 8, 1923 – 96 Years Ago The county treasurer is now mailing out tax statements, remindful of the saying that taxes like death, are sure and certain—the only difference being that we die...

 

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January 29, 1926 - 93 Years Ago Names significant of early history of the mid-Columbia river district will be adopted for two stations on the Spokane, Portland and Seattle Railway in Klickitat County,...

 

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January 25, 1899 – 120 Years Ago It is a shame, a burning shame, that the streets of Goldendale, with all the advantages for draining, with all the work that has been put on them in the past years,...

 

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January 2, 1936 – The Klickitat County News – First Baby 1936 The Goldendale merchants cooperating with the Klickitat County News of Goldendale, are again offering the parents of the first baby...

 

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January 5, 1928 – 91 Years Ago The mild and innocent sheep which spend their summer vacations grazing on Washington’s mountain sides are the State’s best antidotes to forest fires, officials of...

 

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August 24, 1896 – 122 years ago Professor Charles Timblin made a pleasant call at our Sentinel office. He is a most genial and intellectual-looking gentleman. Grove City College, from which he...

 

When nature and technology collide

This is part 2 of a story on the role a Goldendale company played in the recovery efforts after Hurrican Michael in Florida earlier this year, by...

 

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October 31, 1889 - 129 years ago The new post office that has recently been established in this county at the residence of Robert Jones, on the Camas Prairie road, is called Canyon, and makes it...

 

A glimpse of Hurricane Michael

When Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle on Oct. 10, it left Panama City in complete shambles. Most of the city's water, sewer, elect...

 

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December 2, 1920 – 98 years ago Klickitat County is getting to be right up to snuff. You don’t have to go to California to experience an earthquake. We have them right here at home, although we...

 

Holiday Pies provide scholarships

Had you driven by the local Grange Hall immediately prior to Thanksgiving, you would have thought the grange had opened a new bakery. The unmistakable...

 

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October 10, 1889 – 129 years ago A tri-weekly mail service has been established between The Dalles and Centerville in this county. With Darland & Bowers as contractors, and the mail now leaves...

 

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November 23, 1893 – 125 years ago Centerville – The great news here is the death of the Klickitat Leader - Death caused by a kind of yellow fever called “unpaid bills,” and a lack of...

 

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November 15, 1888 The following order concerning the court house was made by the county commissioners on Tuesday. It was ordered that plans be asked for, to be presented to the board on or before the...

 

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November 1, 1888 – 130 years ago Guest Sentinel Editorial (five months after the big fire): Our readers will remember the terrible calamity which visited the beautiful little city of Goldendale one...

 

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October 9, 1913 – The Goldendale Independent – 105 years ago Excavation for the basement of the $15,000 brick bank at the corner of Main and Grant streets was stared this week. Plans provided for...

 

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October 15, 1891 – 127 years ago Dr. McCulley, the genial landlord of the Hotel-de-crossbars, has got a new boarder, or rather an old patron came back. His name is Alden Fairbanks, and he hails...

 

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October 8, 1891 – 127 years ago Columbus School District 9 has just completed a new school house which they claim– reasonably claim, too—to be the best in in the county. It is 32 x 50 and two...

 

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October 9, 1897 – 121 years ago Portland Oregonian – Goldendale Representative writes; Robert Watson, an extensive wheat grower of No. 6, will haul much of his crop to Lyle this fall over the...

 

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October 5, 1898 – 120 years ago Reports received from the three threshing machines of Eli Miller, James Vanhoy and Con Yeackel: we find that these machines have threshed about 250,000 bushels of...

 

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