The Goldendale Sentinel - Headlines & History since 1879

By Jean Allyn Smeltzer
Klickitat County Historical Society 

Looking Back

May 20, 2015


50 Years Ago - May 20, 1965

The temporary water shortage took up most time as the Goldendale city council meeting. Several representatives of the Goldendale Country Club came, as much as anything to assure the city that their use of water to irrigate the golf course was at all times subject to the need of city residents. Although the club’s water right application to Bloodgood creek waters is secondary to the city’s, the club does have a right to water, it was pointed out. Harold Fariello, as group spokesman, said the club is under self imposed orders to irrigate only when there is a surplus of city water.

75 Years Ago - May 16, 1940

L. V. McWhorter, Yakima historian and well...

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