The Goldendale Sentinel - Headlines & History since 1879

By Jean Allyn Smeltzer
Klickitat County Historical Society 

Looking Back

April 8, 2015


50 Years Ago - April 8, 1965

• Gillenwaters became the latest Goldendale business to participate in spring cleanup activities, with the painting of the storage building on the corner of Court and Grant streets. This building was once the home of The Sentinel, in the early day’s of the pioneer newspaper.

75 Years Ago - April 4, 1940

• At least a ton of old Klickitat county records many of them dating back to early territorial days, where cleaned out of a crowded storage vault in the courthouse late last week and destroyed. These records valuable only for their historical interest were ordered removed and destroyed to make room for later files and documents.

Lack of vault space...

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