The Goldendale Sentinel - Headlines & History since 1879

By Compiled by Richard Lefever
Klickitat County Historical Museum 

Looking Back


November 14, 2018

November 1, 1888 – 130 years ago

Guest Sentinel Editorial (five months after the big fire): Our readers will remember the terrible calamity which visited the beautiful little city of Goldendale one hot day last summer and in an hour laid it in ashes. With the invincible courage of true Washingtonians, and an unwavering confidence in the rich resources of their country, the citizens of Goldendale went to work with one mind and have already, as a friend writes me, almost wholly rebuilt the town. The people who can do that in so short a time are the right sort of people to have a good country, and the kind of a community to settle in. Klickitat County is one of the best counties in Oregon...

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