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Veteran Law Enforcers Talk Qualifications, Share Plans For Next 4-Year Term

Editors note: This Q&A with the candidates for Klickitat County Sheriff ran in March 2014, but given the upcoming election The Enterprise chose to run the story once more online. Ballots are set to be distributed in October.

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Baker, Brown Running for West District Court Judge

The field of candidates for the non-partisan office of Klickitat County West District Court Judge comprises two first-time candidates for the position. Jeff Baker of Trout Lake and Dave Brown of White Salmon are seeking to replace retiring nine-term West District Court Judge Robert (Bob) Weisfield.

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Fires spur Skamania Co. to issue emergency burn ban

An emergency burn ban was instated by Skamania County Monday morning after two fires less than one week apart damaged homes in the vicinity of Cook-Underwood Road.

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Despite Goldendale ban, county pot entrepreneurs continue business as usual

Despite the passage of a six-month moratorium on the production, processing, and retail sales of recreational marijuana in Goldendale, it’s business as usual for growers and retailers throughout the rest of the county.

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Trout Lake boys soccer starts season on a roll

Trout Lake’s boys soccer is off to a 3-0 start thanks to non-league victories over three Oregon schools in the first five days of the 2014 season.

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Fires spur Skamania County to issue emergency burn ban

An emergency burn ban was instated by Skamania County Monday morning after two fires less than one week apart damaged homes in the vicinity of Cook-Underwood Road.

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CHS turnovers fuel Goldendale victory in ‘14 season-opener

Goldendale will hold bragging rights as Klickitat County’s best football team for the next year.

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Photo: Bingen celebrates Huck Fest

Bingen's 2014 Huckleberry Festival went off without a hitch last weekend with a parade led by the Lions Club and festivities in Daubenspeck Park.

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Clark College finds temporary campus

Clark College has nailed down a location for its new campus in Bingen—for now.

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Photo: Cycle Oregon rolls through Klickitat County

Around 2,000 cyclists peddled into Lyle Sunday morning as the first stop of this year’s route for Cycle Oregon.

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White Salmon loses leading citizens

One can learn a lot about life from reading history and biography. Every personage of the past, with scrutiny, evolves into a paradox. Take a fellow like Wally Stevenson, who on first glance was a hard-nosed businessman.

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Huckleberry Festival starts Friday in Bingen

The White Salmon Lions Club will serve as grand marshals for the 2014 Huckleberry Festival, which runs Friday through Sunday in Bingen.

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In wake of product shortages, another pot shop is planning to open in Klickitat County

Earlier last week, Margie Lemberger greeted customers at Margie’s Pot Shop in Bingen with some unfortunate news.

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New school year rolls out with three new principals

On Aug. 26, fourth-, fifth-, and sixth-grade students walked into a new academic year, a new school, with a new principal at White Salmon Valley Intermediate School.

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Gov. Inslee visits Bingen to discuss climate issues, award utility grant

As part of a climate tour through central and southwestern Washington, Gov. Jay Inslee planned to stop in Bingen on Wednesday afternoon for a roundtable discussion about how climate change is impacting forest health in the Columbia River Gorge region.

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South Gifford Pinchot Collaborative turns focus to upper WSR, Gotchen Creek area

Last week, a group of residents who share a common interest in taking care of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest gathered around the Trout Lake Big Tree to collaborate on how to do so.

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Bingen, WS renew policing agreement, OK new water pact

After years of mediation spurred by the purchase of a police vehicle, the city councils of Bingen and White Salmon have accepted a renewed interlocal agreement to share law enforcement resources.

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Changes coming for White Salmon school buses

Busing changes will be occurring at the Intermediate School on its first day, Aug. 26, and route changes will occur throughout the district the remainder of the year.

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As start of school approaches WSVSD still uncertain about loss of NCLB waiver

Changes to the configuration of the White Salmon Valley School District continue to leave the administration in a state of limbo when it comes to what the loss of Washington State’s No Child Left Behind waiver will mean for the upcoming school year.

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Resource stewards add 280 acres to their community forest effort

After two years of fundraising, Mt. Adams Resource Stewards (MARS) has expanded the lands they manage by 280 acres.