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March 28, 1890 – 130 Years Ago The Goldendale Mountain Water Company has completed the organization of their company and will be able to let contracts for the construction of the ditch in a few...

 
 By Richard Lefever    News    May 13, 2020

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May 1, 1890 – 130 Years Ago One of our handsomest young ladies was terribly upset by a little mistake she made the other day. Going in a hurry for some flour to a store on Main Street, she took...

 
 By Richard Lefever    News    May 6, 2020

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February 22, 1895 – 125 Years Ago - The Washington Standard, Olympia, Washington The idea of locating a state capital at a way station with the outlandish name of Puyallup is simply absurd. Most...

 

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March 21, 1895 – 125 Years Ago The legislature of New York furnishes a surprise. It has passed a bill to authorize the courts of the state to lay the whip upon the back of “every male person...

 

Stanley Wilbert Crocker

Stanley Crocker, well-known and much beloved rancher and horseman died in The Dalles, Oregon, on March 16, 2020. He was 100 years old. Stanley was... Full story

 
 By Richard Lefever    News    April 8, 2020

Looking Back

Considering our recent weather, I had to start this week’s “Looking Back” column with a 100-year-old weather report that is appropriate today. April 1, 1920 - 100 Years Ago March’s departing...

 

Looking Back

Richard Lefever does a great job on our Looking Back column, and this week he’s put together a collection of stories from The Sentinel of more than a century ago, looking at how the area coped with...

 

Centerville had 12 students in frosh class

The committee organizing the 100th Commemoration of Centerville School and biennial reunion is very cognizant of the "Go – No Go – Postpone"...

 

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February 20, 1929 - 91 Years Ago Gas took a drop of two cents last week, and again yesterday morning, the local price being 20 cents per gallon. February 28, 1930 - 90 Years Ago The Star Theater is...

 

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February 24, 1900 – 120 Years Ago A new hotel at Bickleton is now about completed, being ready for the painters. It is a large two-story structure, fronting on the main street, and is a credit to...

 
 By John Miller    News    February 26, 2020

Centerville School to celebratea century of history this year

The Centerville School will celebrate its 100th birthday on Friday, May 1. The brick school building, completed in November 1919, is one of the...

 

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February 11, 1905 – 115 Years Ago Senator Baker on Tuesday last introduced a bill providing for the creation of the County of Benton out of a portion of Yakima and Klickitat Counties. The new...

 

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February 8, 1905 – 115 Years Ago The city authorities have had a load of boulders dumped on Court Street opposite The Sentinel office, for the city prisoners to break-up. February 12, 1920 -100...

 

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January 20, 1916 – 104 Years Ago The office clock that has been doing good service caught a bad cold during this last freeze-up we had and almost succumbed; it runneth down; it ticketh no more....

 

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January 22, 1920 – 100 Years Ago Willard Eddy, owner of the Star Theater, has announced the purchase of a Universal Lighting plant for use in generating current necessary to operate his machines. Th...

 

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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...

 

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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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