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Only five from CHS going to state 1A meet

Fourth places. Bruins Coach Doug Miller made the words sound like an epithet when he spoke them early last Thursday evening at the Southwest District 1A Track and Field Championships.

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State Parks offers two ‘free’ days in June

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will offer two “free days” next month: Saturday, June 4, recognition of National Trails Day and Saturday, June 11, National Get Outdoors Day.

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Bingen council gives support to drug enforcement proposal

Members of Bingen’s City Council unanimously passed a resolution last Tuesday in support of the county-wide criminal justice sales tax increase proposed by Bingen-White Salmon Police Chief Tracy Wyckoff.

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WS withdraws notice of violation to RV park

After hearing arguments against from the former and current owner of Bridge RV Park last Wednesday, the City of White Salmon backed off the notice of violation it had issued to the park for a failure to connect to the city’s sewer system.

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Whitson Towers: Building art with recycled materials

Branches, rolls of newspaper, CDs, fuzzy crafting bits, pipe cleaners, scrap paper, glitter, shells, beads, twine, corks, ribbon, a sprinkle of tinsel, and lots of glue and paint were a sample of some of the materials students used to finish the Whitson Towers last week.

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Whitson Towers: Building art with recycled materials

Branches, rolls of newspaper, CDs, fuzzy crafting bits, pipe cleaners, scrap paper, glitter, shells, beads, twine, corks, ribbon, a sprinkle of tinsel, and lots of glue and paint were a sample of some of the materials students used to finish the Whitson Towers last week.

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Whitson Towers: Building art with recycled materials

Branches, rolls of newspaper, CDs, fuzzy crafting bits, pipe cleaners, scrap paper, glitter, shells, beads, twine, corks, ribbon, a sprinkle of tinsel, and lots of glue and paint were a sample of some of the materials students used to finish the Whitson Towers last week.

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Skyline, NorthShore reach verbal sales agreement

Hospital board authorizes purchase of medical group’s buildings and lease-back to clinic

The board of commissioners for Skyline Hospital unanimously passed a resolution last Wednesday, May 11, authorizing the Hospital District’s chief executive officer to execute a real estate purchase agreement to buy the NorthShore Medical Group buildings located at 212 Skyline Dr.

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Arts program alive, well in WSVSD

White Salmon Valley School District is keeping art alive for all of its students, from Kindergarten to high school.

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Festival committee names parade grand marshals

The Soroptimist Of Mt. Adams is extremely honored to be selected as this year’s Spring Festival Parade Grand Marshals as they are passionate about serving and representing the community.

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Penalty kick in OT ends CHS soccer’s state streak

For the first time since 2007, the WIAA’s Class 1A boys soccer Group of 16 will not include Columbia High.

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White Salmon Equestrian Team rides way into state competition

White Salmon High School Equestrian Team moved into post-season competition following tabulations of results from the three season meets in Moses Lake.

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Trout Lake veteran joins 55 others on ‘trip of a lifetime’

A little over six months ago, Bugs Hill didn’t know he had applied to participate in the Honor Flight Network until his son Dennis Hill told him he’d been accepted.

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White Salmon submits shoreline plan for formal review

White Salmon doesn’t have much in the way of shorelines of statewide significance, but the city is still required by the Washington Department of Ecology to have a plan for managing what it has.

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Firehouse sale fun this weekend

The High Prairie Firehouse Sale is happening this weekend – May 13, 14 and 15.

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CHS soccer opens district play today in Montesano

Columbia High takes on Tuesday’s winner between Elma and La Center today at 5 p.m. in Montesano, in the first of two Southwest District Class 1A Boys Soccer Tournament semifinals.

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Soroptimists recognizing community women

Soroptimist International of Mt. Adams held its annual awards presentations this past March at the Columbia High School Library to honor some local women.

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Lifetime achievement award is about passing on the knowledge

Between jobs was where Forest Hofer found himself a little over 23 years ago, after the hospital management company he worked for went under.

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Fire District 3’s new brush truck is red hot and rolling

Fire District No. 3’s new brush engine, ordered in September 2015, arrived well ahead of the upcoming fire season.

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Winners of the wind: local students take home prizes at Google challenge

On Saturday, a fierce competition blew into town as students from around the Gorge took part in the third annual Google Wind Challenge at the Civic Auditorium in The Dalles.

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