Ashton Hoomans, a Columbia High School freshman, is preparing for the USA Climbing Youth Bouldering Nationals this weekend. He has been climbing with The Circuit Bouldering Team out of Portland, Ore., for the past eight years and this year marks the third time he has qualified for nationals
Local businesses, community members, and interested patrons mingled freely during the Mt. Adams Chamber of Commerce third annual North Shore Expo.
Chris Nelson, a sixth-grader at Wallace and Priscilla Stevenson Intermediate School, won the school competition of the National Geographic Bee on Saturday, Jan. 27, and now has a chance at a $50,000 college scholarship.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is inviting public comment through Feb. 12 on 10 proposals to acquire land for fish and wildlife habitat and public recreation.
Columbia High girls basketball took one on the chin last Thursday on its Senior Night. Trico League-leading La Center delivered the knockout by a score of 65-27. The loss dropped CHS to 5-5 in league play, though not from third place, with two games to go: at King’s Way and at Seton.
The following are details regarding the upcoming library closure plan:
The Washington Attorney General’s Office filed its concerns last Friday in the environmental review of a proposed crude oil terminal in Vancouver.
Tarwater Tavern, located in downtown White Salmon, is now officially open.
Our shortest month is a bit longer this year, with 29 days instead of 28. Happy Leap Year!
Ecologist Terry Chapin finds native Alaskan communities prefer solving own problems to taking handouts from the government
Growing up, Stuart Chapin III, or Terry, remembered visiting his grandmother in White Salmon, before he and his family moved to the area. Now, after retiring from the University of Alaska as a professor of ecology in the biology department, Chapin has been studying the effects of global warming on boreal native populations outside of Fairbanks, Alaska.
Klickitat County PUD’s effort to license a closed-loop pumped storage hydroelectric energy project that it initiated in 2009 sustained another setback last month before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission — this time due to environmental concerns raised by a redesign of part of the project.
Columbia River Gorge Commissioners listened to public comments during their Jan. 12 meeting regarding the implementation of Oregon’s Measure 91 and Washington Initiative 502.
On Tuesday night, Jan. 12, Klickitat County Sheriff Bob Songer thanked the Klickitat County Search & Rescue volunteers at the annual appreciation dinner in Goldendale.
Chefs Week PDX, the week-long culinary event held throughout Portland, pairs West Coast and local chefs to collaborate on dinners, desserts, and parties. This year, Chefs Week PDX invited two breweries to join the fun. Everybody’s Brewing (White Salmon), and Double Mountain (Hood River) were each paired with prominent Portland chefs to create a beer together.
Columbia High swept its only home double-dual meet of the wrestling season here last Thursday.
Fort Vancouver Regional Library District will temporarily close its White Salmon Valley branch for remodeling, beginning Monday, Feb. 1, through early March.
Due to the forecast of inclement weather on Tuesday, Port of Hood River bridge engineers have re-scheduled planned full closures of the Hood River-White Salmon Interstate Bridge tomorrow morning, Jan.15.
Columbia High girls basketball won its third straight game here Monday with a 53-10 rout of Trico League opponent Seton.
By a score of 63-50, Columbia High’s boys basketball team registered its first 1A Trico League victory and second win overall here Monday night versus Seton.
The Board of Commissioners of Skyline Hospital passed a resolution Tuesday morning, Jan. 6, in regard to the potential purchase of NorthShore Medical Group assets after the topic was previously addressed during a December 2015 meeting.