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Klickitat/Glenwood attain season’s goal, win state volleyball trophy

Klickitat/Glenwood survived elimination last Friday night at the WIAA 1B volleyball tournament thanks to a five-set victory over Provi-dence Classical of Kirkland.

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New Insitu CEO Hartman ushers in ScanEagle 2

As the Insitu Group’s new leader, Ryan Hartman sees his company as coming full circle.

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WSDOT letter puts city plans for Park and Ride in doubt

There likely will be no commercial development within the Heritage Plaza Park and Ride facility in lower White Salmon, next to State Route 14.

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Klickitat/Glenwood beats Lyle/Wishram for berth to state

Chants of “On to State” echoed in White Salmon’s Miller Gym last Saturday as Sunnyside Christian and Klickitat/Glenwood clinch-ed the Yakima Valley District’s two berths in the 2014 WIAA 1B Volleyball Champ-ionship.

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Bruins leave it all on the course at state

Columbia High’s boys cross country team left everything they had on the hilly Sun Willows Golf Course last Saturday on its way to an 11th-place finish in the 2014 WIAA 1A Championship in Pasco.

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Fire destroys two structures near Broughton Mill

A fire completely destroyed two buildings near the old Broughton Mill in Skamania County Wednesday afternoon.

Body found at popular Skamania Co. windsurfing site

The body of Jennifer Gouvea, 38, of Portland, was found on Nov. 8 around 3 pm at the Swell City windsurfing site east of Stevenson, according to a press release by the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office.

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With grant, UCD aims to help landowners with removal of dead pine trees

In an attempt to wrangle the scourge of pines in the Gorge that is the California fivespined ips, the Underwood Conservation District is offering assistance to landowners who need to take down trees that have been attacked by the bark beetles.

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For local first responders, oil train exercise was ‘a real eye-opener’

As trains carrying crude oil stream through the Gorge on a weekly basis, the area’s emergency responders are busy preparing for potential derailments and the chaos that could follow.

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Late touchdown lifts Columbia High football over Stevenson

Senior quarterback Tanner Rabinowitz’s unconcealable smile as he crossed the goal line and White Salmon Valley Schools Supt. Jerry Lewis’s jump for joy along the home team’s sideline told everyone at last Friday’s regular-season finale all they needed to know.

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Columbia High boys cross country running like it’s 1996

Now that’s an encore. Following on the heels of its first Trico League championship since 1996, Columbia High’s boys cross country team hoisted its first South-west District first-place trophy since 1996, following the 1A meet last Saturday on the Lewis River Golf Course in Woodland.

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Updated 11/6: Songer winning race for sheriff; Hoctor, Johnson, levy losing

Months — and in one case more than a year — of campaigning for candidates seeking elective public offices came to a head Tuesday night, as the 2014 General Election ballots of thousands of Klickitat County residents were tabulated by the Auditor’s Office.

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Klickitat Co. Jail escapee, Loyd, found in Portland

UPDATE: The Klickitat County Sheriff's Office has reported that Charles W. Loyd was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon after a brief vehicle pursuit in Portland.

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Investigation of Sauter: no violation of law found

An investigation of Klickitat County Commissioner David Sauter’s travel expenditures and cell phone and Internet usage discovered “no specific violations of law.”

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CHS boys capture Trico League cross country championship

On a rainy, dreary Wednesday afternoon in late October, Columbia High’s boys cross country team won the program’s first Trico League championship since 1996.

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Bruins run for it in Homecoming win

For the first time at home this season, Columbia High’s football team lined up in the victory formation.

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County reinstates pot ban; doesn’t affect existing rights

A little less than a year after allowing a prior moratorium to lapse, recreational marijuana businesses in Klickitat County’s unincorporated areas have been put on hold.

Dead body found near Lyle

The Klickitat County Sheriff's Office has reported that a dead body was found near Lyle on Thursday.

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White Salmon Council reconsiders pot store lease, opts for RFP

The White Salmon City Council has elected to issue a request for proposals for potential leasing of property within the Heritage Plaza park-and-ride facility off State Route 14.

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MAPARD attempts to address concerns surrounding M&O levy

As ballots make their way to mailboxes, members of the Mt. Adams Park and Recreation District (MAPARD) Board of Commissioners have started fielding questions regarding a levy on which voters are currently deciding.