The Goldendale Sentinel - Headlines & History since 1879

By Jean Allyn Smeltzer
Klickitat County Historical Society 

Looking Back

August 12, 2015


50 Years Ago - August 12, 1965

Mayor George Nesbitt and Goldendale Supervisor Elmer Sikes received official notice Monday of the transfer of West Broadway, from Columbus Avenue to the west city limit, to the state highway system. The state takes over the highway from Lyle to Klickitat to Goldendale as a part of the state secondary system.

75 Years Ago - August 8, 1940

Choosing the dangerous and difficult east side for their ascent, eight Goldendale mountaineers scaled the 12,307 foot summit of Mt. Adams early last Sunday morning. The climbers included Chester Hill, Raymond Hill, Harold Hill, Norman Beyerlin, C. H. Lawson, Ted Hornibrook, Dean Bigby and Donald Sleeper. It was the se...

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