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May 7, 2014


50 Years Ago - May 7, 1964

• Dewane Hood, Goldendale manager of the Oregon Washington Telephone Co. announced this week the Direct Distance Dialing is about to come to Goldendale. This new service improvement will go into operation on June 7. The new DDD equipment will make it possible for telephone users to call long distance station to station without contacting the operator. “Goldendale residents will initiate DDD calls,” Hood said, “by first dialing the three digits under the DDD letter listed on each phone. Be sure to use only the numbers listed on the telephone from which you are calling.”

75 Years Ago - May 11, 1939

• Installed in the new Layman building on Court S...

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