The Goldendale Sentinel - Headlines & History since 1879

By Compiled by Richard Lefever
Klickitat County Historical Museum 

Looking Back


March 13, 1919

The “kid wagon,” the convenience used to bring children to and from school in the more remote parts of the district, was over turned Monday afternoon on the State Road. The team became frightened at a flapping curtain in a passing car, and without ceremony backed the vehicle off the grade, breaking a wheel and smashing a number of window panes. Fortunately, the children were not injured excepting for the scare and a minor cut or two from the flying glass. A hack has been pressed into service temporarily by Clay Barnes, who is driving the route.

January 3, 1935

A government mail bag, thrown off the train at Maryhill, was run over by the train and the contents of the po...

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