The Goldendale Sentinel - Headlines & History since 1879

By Jean Allyn Smeltzer
Klickitat County Historical Society 


March 9, 2016


25 Years Ago - March 14, 1991

Final proceedings to abandon the Burlington Northern rail spur into Goldendale could be filed by this summer or sooner. That’s the word from Howard Kallio, B. N.’s director of public affairs, who said filing would occur with the Interstate Commerce Commission. Burlington cites lack of business as its primary reason for discontinuing the Goldendale line. Local service has dropped steadily since closure of Boise Cascade’s Goldendale plant, and declined further as a result of the short-term closure of Champion’s Klickitat operation.

50 Years Ago - March 10, 1966

Glenn Nickerson will be honored during the potluck hour next Sunday. Glenn will...

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