The Goldendale Sentinel - Headlines & History since 1879

By Compiled by Jean Allyn Smeltzer
Klickitat County Historical Society 

Looking Back

August 6, 2014


50 Years Ago - August 6, 1964

• Six blocks of streets in Bickleton will soon be given a “one-shot” oiling, according to announcement by George Klein, commissioner. Approval of the project was given by the board of county commissioners during their Monday meeting. It was reported that the streets had recently been graveled and the “one-shot” of oil would be sufficient as no heavy traffic goes over the streets.

75 Years Ago - August 3, 1939

• As he has nearly every year since his youth, G. A. Jacroux last week swam across the Columbia River at Maryhill. He made the swim, which is regarded as both difficult and dangerous even for experts, one evening last week. Jacroux, who i...

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