The Goldendale Sentinel - Headlines & History since 1879

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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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September 14, 1913 – 105 years ago The corner lot, formerly occupied by the bank that recently burned on Main Street, is sought for a building site. The sum of $2500. the highest price ever offered...

 

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September 6, 1894 Miss Clanton of Centerville returned to continue her school duties at Bickleton after a short vacation. Arriving at Cleveland, she found the Bickleton stage had gone. She took...

 

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August 30, 1888 School opened on Monday with a larger number of pupils attending than ever before at the opening. Last year there were 97 enrolled and this year 118. A great many people are desirous o...

 

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September 5, 1918 A report shows 27 schools in the county are short teachers for the year. Too many educators have answered the call to service. September 3, 1925 The corporation that recently took...

 

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June 14, 1894 - June 12, 1919 Winfield S. Lefever came down Monday from his summer ranch in the Simcoes, 12 miles north of Goldendale. He reports that three inches of snow fell there last Saturday...

 

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July 6, 1907 The Hay Baler belonging to Grant Bundell will start Monday next with crew of five men. He has about 1,500 tons contracted for at the rate of $2 per ton. The machine will bale 15 tons a da...

 

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June 26, 1888 The new Methodist Church now in the course of construction will be considerably larger than the old one and will be heated by a furnace in the basement. A new bell for the Methodist...

 

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June 20, 1889 There are now said to be at least 125,000 sheep on the north side of the Klickitat Bridge in the vicinity of Mt. Adams, and still they are going in at a rate of 5,000 per day. The...

 

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