The Goldendale Sentinel - Headlines & History since 1879

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January 4, 1940 - 80 Years Ago If newspapers computed their years as humans do and Washington was California, The Sentinel would take a hitch in its belt today, blow out the 61 candles on its...

 

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January 28, 1905 – Agriculturist – 115 Years Ago As most people know, the Catholic people of this vicinity have been at work for some months past building a new church edifice in this city. The wo...

 

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January 1, 1881 – 139 Years Ago The Sentinel will be enlarged to an Eight-Column Newspaper on Jan. 8, 1881, which will make it the “LARGEST” paper published North of the Columbia River. It will...

 

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November 14, 1918 – 101 Years Ago The U.S. Government asked a loan from the people of the country of six billion dollars, an amount unprecedented in the history of the world. In three weeks...

 

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December 1939 – 80 Years Ago Dear Santa: Bring me a B.B. gun. Bring Edward a bicycle reflector, My new baby sister a baby doll. Bring a lot of snow so that we can all go skiing and coasting. Neil...

 

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December 12, 1929 – 90 Years Ago Dear Santa: I am in the second grade. I am seven years old. I want a football and a wagon. I want some nuts and candy. Arthur Schuster Dear Santa: I want a stock...

 

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November 14, 1889 – 130 Years Ago Messrs. Brammel and Cornish of the Arlington National Bank have for some time been contemplating the putting in of electric lights and water works in Goldendale,...

 

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November 14, 1889 – 130 Years Ago The county officers have all moved into the new courthouse now, and the temporary structure which they have occupied since the big fire will be moved by its owner,...

 

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October 3, 1938 - 81 Years Ago Encountering a rattlesnake in any part of the country would not be to everyone’s pleasure, but to walk along the main street in town and almost step on such a reptile...

 

Local firm ships out to aid in wildfire fight

This story is a chronology of Bishop Services' (BSI) recent trip to the Kincade Fire in the Napa Valley Wine Country of Northern California. As you...

 

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November 7, 1913 – The Centerville Times – 106 Years Ago Was there ever a quieter week in Centerville than the one just past? Telephones have been unusually silent—no gossip has floated around....

 

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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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September 16, 1916 – 103 Years Ago Marshall Burgen and his assistants are moving the hitching racks from the old location north of the Post Office, to the lots across the street from The Sentinel...

 

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September 19, 1929 – 90 Years Ago Miss Cleo Shelton brought her High School domestic science class downtown last Thursday and Friday, and Alton Johnson gave a practical lecture on electrical...

 

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September 17, 1904 – 115 Years Ago The lighting question of the farm and dairy, as well as within city homes and stores of today, is a question that is having its consideration especially among...

 

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September 21, 1887 - 132 Years Ago One of the teachers at the Goldendale Academy has adopted a novel plan to break scholars of chewing gum during school hours. She takes the gum away from each one...

 

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September 4, 1919 – 100 years Ago It is estimated that 35 cars a day are traveling over the new Satus road, and more than that number over the Bickleton - Mabton Road. August 28, 1930 – 89 Years...

 

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August 23, 1899 – 120 Years Ago Arrangements are maturing for the launching of a new newspaper at this place by the end of October. Parties interested have decided to make it a good agriculture and...

 

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August 28, 1919 – 100 Years Ago The Blockhouse Mineral Springs and Hotel were sold the first of the week to Dahlgren, Winch and Pinn, of Washougal, by L.H. Baker. It is the intention of the new...

 

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August 19, 1920 – 99 Years Ago The recent heavy shipment of mail-order catalogs to this vicinity accounts to some extent for the slump in demand for a well-known bathroom necessity, according to a...

 

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August 23, 1899 – 120 Years Ago The Sentinel office is now comfortably located in its new quarters just west of the bank. [West of what is now Umpqua Bank.] August 14, 1919 – 100 Years Ago...

 

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July 10, 1919 – 100 Years Ago Five cars of material for the Centerville School building are on the road. Other supplies are on the ground. Ground was broken the first of the week, and contractor...

 

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July 30, 1904 – 115 Years Ago W.H. Miller says the rural telephone line at Columbus will add a number of new phones. Barbwire has been used for line, but it has not proved satisfactory, and the... Full story

 

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July 3, 1919 – 100 Years Ago N.B. Brooks finished burning the first kiln of brick Tuesday morning this week. The kiln contained 200,000 good grade bricks and will be used in the new...

 
 By Richard Lefever    News    July 17, 2019

Goldendale woman Grange Volunteer of the Year

MaryAnn Enyeart of Goldendale was recipient of the honored Grange Public Service Volunteer of the Year award at the 130th Annual Washington State...

 

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