The Goldendale Sentinel - Headlines & History since 1879

By Compiled by Richard Lefever
Klickitat County Historical Society 

Looking Back


July 30, 1904 – 115 Years Ago

W.H. Miller says the rural telephone line at Columbus will add a number of new phones. Barbwire has been used for line, but it has not proved satisfactory, and the company will put up poles and install wire in the future.

July 3, 1919 – 100 Years Ago

The muss and dirt of a coal or wood cook stove add to the burden of the housewife. Coal dust seems to get everywhere and it means continual work to keep a kitchen clean when coal is used in the stove. All this trouble is done away with when kerosene is used as a fuel. It is clean and convenient and makes far less work for the housewife. In addition to this, it is more economical than either coal or w...

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