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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...

 

Museum curator keeps memories alive

The Klickitat County servicemen who lost their lives in service to our country won’t soon be forgotten thanks to a local woman committed to her call of duty. Louise Palermo, Curator of Education at...

 

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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...

 

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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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July 6, 1904 - 115 Years Ago A three-year lease with a bond for a deed has been executed by the trustees of the Klickitat Academy, surrendering the property of that institution to the directors of...

 

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July 6, 1907 – Agriculturist – 112 Years Ago We still have a few hundred of those good post left at the boring mill 4 miles north of Goldendale. They are cores from the towns log water pipe, 5 ...

 

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June 21, 1920 – 99 Years Ago It is said that nearly 200,000 head of sheep are now on the range in the vicinity of Mt. Adams. One sheep man estimated that it will take two acres of land for one...

 

Alice Lenoir

Alice passed away after a brief illness at her home in Goldendale, at the age of 91. She was born to the late James Paul Stackhouse and Nellie Blye... Full story

 

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June 11, 1896 – 123 Years Ago Wednesday and Thursday of last week a number of dead sheep came floating down the river. Know not how they came there. The report has been circulated that the Rufus ste...

 

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June 3, 1905 – 114 Years Ago S.C. Ziegler of White Salmon has solved the labor question. He has the prize berry pickers of the country. He also has the best looking and most attractive “gang...

 

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May 25, 1882 – 137 Years Ago Eight years ago, Mr. Abel Bloodgood came to Klickitat and settled two miles north of town at the big spring which furnishes water power for both our flouring mills. Ther...

 

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April 12, 1929 – 90 Years Ago Goldendale Postmaster T.A. Graham received a certificate this week, from the Daniel Guggenheim Fund for Promotion of Aeronautics, Inc. which is to be presented to the S...

 

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May 16, 1889 - 130 Years Ago It is but necessary to call the attention of our readers to the fact that last Monday was the 13th day of May, to carry their minds back over the period of one year in...

 

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April 4, 1889 – 130 Years Ago We are indeed happy to announce that Engineer Habersham, who has taken charge of the engineering Department of the Columbia Valley and Goldendale Rail Road, is highly...

 
 By Brendan Relaford    News    May 8, 2019

Presby opens for the season

When the Presby House Museum opened on May 1, two people were waiting at the door to take a tour. Later, three more people arrived to ask for...

 

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April 15, 1905 – 114 Years Ago Game Warden Robert M. Ballou hands in the following important item: Any person who shall kill and destroy any coyote, wolf, lynx, wild cat, or cougar in the State of W...

 

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