The Goldendale Sentinel - Headlines & History since 1879

By Jean Allyn Smeltzer
Klickitat County Historical Society 

Looking Back

December 16, 2015


50 Years Ago - December 16, 1965

• New officers was elected by the Mutton Heads 4-H club at a recent meeting with Dawn Basse named president; Pam Gray, vice-president; Gary Willis, secretary; Everett Mulrong, treasure; Margaret Brokaw, reporter and Danny Beebe, flag bearer.

75 Years Ago - December 19, 1940

• Dr. Gerald Turley, Goldendale physician and county health officer, this week received notice from the War Department to report for active duty at Fort Lewis early in January. Dr. Turley is a first lieutenant in the reserve corps of the U. S. Army. He will endeavor to have his service deferred at the time since he would prefer not to leave his private practice in Goldendale. Dr. Turley is president of the Goldendale chapter of the U. S. Reserve Officers Association.

100 Years Ago - December 17, 1915

• W. J. White, formerly the Goldendale telephone man, has traded his residence property here for a farm near Roseberg, Oregon, and will leave for that section the first of the week. Mr. White still owns the corner block were the telephone office is located.

125 Years Ago - December 18, 1890

• There will be a shooting match on next Saturday out at H. B. Carratt’s place south of town. Fifteen big fat turkeys will be shot for, and a number of our local sportsmen have signified their intention of being present.


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