The Goldendale Sentinel - Headlines & History since 1879

By Compiled by Richard Lefever
Klickitat County Historical Museum 

Looking Back


October 24, 2018

October 8, 1891 – 127 years ago

Columbus School District 9 has just completed a new school house which they claim– reasonably claim, too—to be the best in in the county. It is 32 x 50 and two stories high, and cost $1,975; furniture $350, and bell $50, making a total of $2,395. Messrs. Wheelhouse and Son were the builders. It would be an ornament to any locality and is a credit to the good people of Columbus. Mrs. James Rusk and son are engaged as teachers, and began school Monday

morning last.

October 9, 1913 – 105 years ago

Work on the new vault at the Court House was started by Thomas Twohig this week. It is to be ten by sixteen feet in size, and will be built at the sou...

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