The Goldendale Sentinel - Headlines & History since 1879

By Compiled by Richard Lefever
Klickitat County Historical Society 

Looking Back


January 22, 2020

January 4, 1940 - 80 Years Ago

If newspapers computed their years as humans do and Washington was California, The Sentinel would take a hitch in its belt today, blow out the 61 candles on its birthday cake and sigh: "Just four more years and I'll be eligible for Ham and Eggs." For with this, the first edition of 1940, The Sentinel begins volume 61 in its ever-unfolding history of Klickitat county. Established in 1879, The Sentinel belongs to a select group of less than half a dozen Washington newspapers that have been published continually for 60 years or longer. Other newspapers in Washington's select group include: The Waitsburg Times, Colfax Gazette Commoner. and The Seattle Post In...

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