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Local farmers’ markets looking for new vendors

Spring is in the air and farmers’ market season is just around the corner. There are nine markets throughout the Gorge preparing to open in the coming months and they need more vendors. People with backyard garden surplus, a few...

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Bipartisan Erin’s Law making its way through Legislature

First-term Washington State Representative Gina McCabe of Goldendale still has four of her sponsored bills alive in the 2015 legislative session. One of those bills — House Bill 2183 (Erin’s Law) — was brought to her...

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Secure schools, county payments reintroduced as two-year extension

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) introduced a two-year extension of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act Tuesday in an effort to help 33 cash-strapped rural counties maintain essential services. He expects the House to approve the funding, which received...

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Senate committee hears McCabe’s ‘One Business, One Vet’ bill

Rep. Gina McCabe’s legislation to increase veteran employment in Washington state continues to move through the Legislature. The Senate Commerce and Labor Committee held a public hearing...

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Local farmers’ markets looking for new vendors

Spring is in the air and farmers’ market season is just around the corner. There are nine markets throughout the Gorge preparing to open in the coming months and they need more vendors. People with backyard garden surplus, a few...

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102nd birthday of Washington State Parks System

Last Thursday, March 19, was the 102nd birthday of the Washington State Parks System...

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City, county officials restart riverfront park discussion

Is a riverfront park in White Salmon's future?

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Interest in early childhood education sought for Lyle, Dallesport communities

Three entities are exploring the possibility of bringing an Early Childhood and Education Assist-ance Program (ECEAP) back to serve the Lyle and Dallesport area, but are in need of qualifying parents to express interest first.

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Four sent to hospital following Dallesport crash

An accident that occurred on the afternoon of Tuesday, Feb. 24, at the intersection of Dallesport Road and Garden Lane sent four people to the hospital.

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Horizon Christian begins state basketball tournament

The Horizon Christian Hawks of Hood River opened the Oregon Class 1A Boys Basketball Tournament on Wednesday with a game against the Crosshill Christian from Turner.

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Hood River Valley Swim Team members from Washington take medals

Hood River Valley Swim Team members, including Underwood’s Shea Kasenga, brought home a lot of medals from the Oregon Swimming 10-and-under Championships in Corvallis, Feb. 21-22.

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Draft drought risk assessment offers troubling news

The possibility of a drought this summer is very much on the minds of White Salmon water managers.

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New Lyle Hotel owners aim to ‘make it what it’s meant to be’

It hasn’t been easy, but the Lyle Hotel is back in business.

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Columbia High girls reach end of the road

The third time was not at all charming for Columbia High’s girls basketball team in its Southwest District 1A game last Thursday against Trico League co-champion Kalama.

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Competition at Mat Classic turns away Bruin wrestlers on first day

To experienced and inexperienced wrestlers alike, state competitions can be unkind.

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Dallesport Highway crash under investigation

An accident that occurred Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of Dallesport Highway and Garden Lane sent four people to the hospital.

Accident near Dog Mountain Trailhead Saturday results in two dead

Skamania County EMS and Rescue (SCEMS) responded for a reported motor vehicle collision on Saturday, Feb. 21 at 11:42 am that resulted in the deaths of two West Linn High School students.

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Survey says: Walkers, bikers want more options

The results of a survey concerning walking and biking routes in White Salmon point to a need for further options outside of the current loop on State Highway 141.

Klickitat County, Gorge Commission sign planning pact

In a historic agreement — nearly 18 months in the making — Klickitat County will devote planning staff time to help the Gorge Commission process land use applications within its borders.

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Three Bruin wrestlers heading to state

Columbia High senior Regina Bell will be returning to the WIAA Mat Classic in Tacoma on Friday for a shot at her first state medal.

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