By Compiled by Richard Lefever
Klickitat County Historical Society 

Looking Back


April 15, 1905 – 114 Years Ago

Game Warden Robert M. Ballou hands in the following important item: Any person who shall kill and destroy any coyote, wolf, lynx, wild cat, or cougar in the State of Washington shall be entitled to a bounty therefor in the sum of one dollar ($1) for each coyote or wolf killed, the sum of two dollars and fifty cents ($2.50) for each lynx or wild cat killed, and the sum of ($5) for each cougar killed.

April, 1918 -101 Years Ago

In October of 1915 a small team of workmen, and two donkeys set to work on an ambitious project. Their goal, under the leadership of Henry Biddle, was to build a trail to the top of Beacon Rock. Earlier that year Biddle paid $1...

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