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August 22, 2012


25 Years Ago- August 20, 1987

• Goldendale Postmaster Mike Montanye retired last Friday, ending a career of more than 31 years in government service. After working here as a clerk for 7 years, he was appointed postmaster in 1965 by President Lyndon Johnson.

“There was no mail delivery in town and very little in the rural areas compared to today,” he said. In 1965, there were two rural routes with about 250 boxes and some 140 miles daily service. Today, there are five routes, about 1,650 boxes, and 340 miles driven daily.

50 Years Ago- August 16, 1962

• The Goldendale Rockets won the Mid-Columbia League Championship when they defeated Carson 9-8 in 8 innings in a come from behind...

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