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April 29, 2015


50 Years Ago - April 29, 1965

Fire of undetermined origin destroyed the Klickitat Grade School building Friday night. The fire was reported about 9 p.m. by one of the students. Calls were sent to Lyle and Goldendale for additional help, and equipment when the blaze proved to be too large for the local equipment to handle. A concrete foundation and a charred wall was all that was left standing of the grade school. The building covered by insurance was a total loss.

75 Years Ago - April 25, 1940

Spring Creek and Blockhouse schools became part of the consolidated Goldendale District Saturday when voters in the three communities gave virtually unanimous approval to the merger. The cons...

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