The Goldendale Sentinel - Headlines & History since 1879

By Compiled by Richard Lefever
Klickitat County Historical Society 

Looking Back


June 21, 1920 – 99 Years Ago

It is said that nearly 200,000 head of sheep are now on the range in the vicinity of Mt. Adams. One sheep man estimated that it will take two acres of land for one sheep. At that rate, 400,000 acres will be required to pasture the herds, or a body of land 25 miles square. There is plenty of room for even more sheep on these ranges, and the land might as well be utilized. It is better for the herbage to be eaten off by stock than to grow up each year and furnish fuel for forest fires.

June 27, 1929 – 90 Years Ago

A couple of local nimrods, said to have been well awash with the spirt of the moon, turned out while motoring to let a bridge pass them on...

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