The White Salmon Post Office was a somber place last Friday, despite the corner adorned with pink metallic balloons, melon-colored punch, and a comment book with a blurb reading “Good luck in your retirement.”
Columbia High’s boys wrestling program posted its best state tournament performance since 2009, scoring two medals and a top-25 finish in the team standings.
Klickitat County’s Emergency Management Services District 1 responders may have set a record for calls received during the month of January.
Learning from last year’s trials, Columbia High School’s Robotics team finished their robotics season with a dose of success.
The public is invited to the premiere of “King of Roads,” on Friday, Feb. 24, at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, 5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m., followed by the 7 p.m. program.
Three Columbia High wrestlers will be returning to the Mat Classic in Tacoma for the second year in a row.
Klickitat County received 36 applications late last year for the vacant position of veteran services officer. The county’s choice, William Smith, of Trout Lake, has been on the job since Dec. 5, 2016.
The Skyline Foundation will host its annual fundraising gala Cultivate Columbia on Saturday, March 11, in the hospital’s event space, which overlooks the Columbia River Gorge. This year’s event will honor community volunteer Margaret Walker for her decades of compassionate service to Gorge communities – while celebrating the arts and bounty of our region.
Need to have your driveway shoveled out?
Fourteen Columbia High wrestlers will be going to regional meets on Saturday for their shots at berths in the 2017 Mat Classic.
Snow days have pushed back White Salmon Valley School District’s last day of school to Friday, June 16.
Warning – danger thin ice. Public Safety Officials throughout the Columbia River Gorge would like to remind everyone about the dangers of our frozen lakes, rivers, and ponds.
Kathirin Hylton scored 14 points and Keylarae Manly and Drew Harmon each had 12 here last Thursday to lead Columbia High to its second 1A Trico League victory of the season.
Columbia High’s boys basketball team got its long-awaited matchup with 1A Trico-leading Kings’ Way here last Thursday.
This past week yet another home was severely damaged by a fire likely caused by a chimney problem. Our prolonged cold weather has prompted higher use of all types of heating appliances and each has its own risks and safety requirements. Wood burning stoves and chimneys require close inspection and regular maintenance. Even the high efficiency catalytic stoves can create a hazard.
The Klickitat and Skamania public utility districts both experienced widespread power outages during last week’s barrage of ice and snow.
Icy conditions made a mess for Skamania County Fire Department District No. 3, with mutual aid from Klickitat County Fire District No. 3, White Salmon Fire Department, and Bingen Fire Department, when they responded to a house fire off Wess Road in Underwood.
A 14-4 closing run lifted Columbia High boys basketball to a 74-64 Trico League victory Monday over visiting Seton Prep.
The Columbia River Gorge Commission and Forest Service are hosting listening sessions in January and February to seek input from the public on the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Management Plan.
Welcome to February, our shortest month. The month will feature great evening views of Venus, Jupiter in the morning, and some nice overhead passes of the International Space Station. Step outside when the weather clears!