The Goldendale Sentinel - Headlines & History since 1879

By Jean Allyn Smeltzer
Klickitat County Historical Society 

Looking Back

August 19, 2015


50 Years Ago - August 19, 1965

• Klickitat County commissioners awarded Teller Construction Co. of Portland a $449,915 contract to construct the Wahkiacus bridge over the Klickitat River in their regular meeting Monday. The bridge will be a prestressed concrete structure with the county paying the $2,261 difference between concrete and the steel in the original bid that Public Law 875 will pay. Public Law 875 provides funds for emergency repairs and is administered by the Civil Defense authority. The county will, also, build the Swale Creek and Rock Creek bridges itself with funds from PL875 of $10,000 and $8,000 respectively.

75 Years Ago - August 15, 1940

• Klickitat County She...

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