The Goldendale Sentinel - Headlines & History since 1879

By Compiled by Richard Lefever
Klickitat County Historical Museum 

Looking Back


June 14, 1894 - June 12, 1919

Winfield S. Lefever came down Monday from his summer ranch in the Simcoes, 12 miles north of Goldendale. He reports that three inches of snow fell there last Saturday and about two inches more on Sunday, but it melted rapidly and the ground was bare Monday morning. Bare ground was frozen an inch in depth Sunday morning. The electrical storm of Saturday spent its fury on the mountain. A bolt of lightning struck a tree about 100 feet from Mr. Lefever’s cabin and splintered it badly but no other damage was done.

July 29, 1948

A reduction of freight rates on hay in boxcar load lots from Goldendale to Portland has been announced by the S P & S Railway. The ne...

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