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Dirt Hugger settles in at Dallesport location

After four years in The Dalles, Dirt Hugger, LLC is finally establishing itself.

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After nine terms, county’s longest-serving elected official looking forward to retirement

Thirty-seven years ago, Robert (Bob) Weisfield was 31 years old and spending long days on his mother-in-law’s ranch seven miles up the Snowden Road out of Lyle. His responsibilities included caring for the farm’s livestock: primarily beef cattle, though the farm was phasing into rearing weaner pigs and butcher hogs.

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White Salmon Farmers Market experiences growth

The White Salmon Farmers Market saw growth in multiple areas last summer, including gross sales totals for vendors.

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White Salmon Lego League teams headed to state competition

Teams of students from White Salmon are headed to the FIRST Lego League (FLL) state competition in January.

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White Salmon cross country has come long way in short time

Until you attend a major cross country event like the 1A Trico League championships, you can’t fully appreciate and understand the passion long-distance runners have for their sport. That passion also flows from their coaches and parents in the form of encouragement as the runner make their way around a 5-kilometer course that may be flat and fast on a perfect day for running, or hilly and grueling on a day the rain is as relentless as each runner’s commitment to finish.

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CHS girls post 3 wins in 3 days

Columbia’s girls basketball team made its record 6-2 last week thanks to three wins in three days.

White Salmon files complaint to recoup safety expenditures

The White Salmon City Council is seeking to recover the city’s costs for mitigating a public safety hazard on private property at the corner of W Jewett and S Garfield.

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Three Columbia High wrestlers reach finals at Bruin Invitational

Three Columbians advanced to weight-class finals last Saturday at the 2014 Bruin Invitational Wrestling Tournament.

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Columbia girls sitting at 1-1 in Trico League standings

Columbia’s girls varsity basketball team rode a fast start last Thursday to a 54-34 1A Trico League victory over visiting Castle Rock.

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Local fire agencies go all in on regional FEMA grant

Multiple Klickitat County fire departments and districts have submitted a joint application to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to obtain a grant that would supply firefighters with new equipment.

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Six-month moratorium on new pot businesses continued

No new marijuana businesses will be permitted in Klickitat County’s unincorporated areas until a six-month moratorium lapses or is called off by county commissioners.

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Lyle/Wishram girls start new season 2-0

The first weekend of prep girls basketball games is in the books.

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Boys basketball: Mixed results for local squads in first week

Wins were hard to come by for local boys high school basketball teams on the first weekend of the 2014-15 season.

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I'm Dreaming of a White Salmon and Holiday Wassail kick off holiday happenings

Fiona Grabb, 5, peeks under the White Salmon Christmas tree during the “I’m Dreaming of a White Salmon” holiday celebration and tree lighting festival Saturday night. Children were able to select a small present from under the tree while others roasted marshmallows and sipped hot cocoa and cider before the tree became illuminated with holiday spirit.

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Break-in at Dallesport Airport results in arrest

One person was arrested following a particularly destructive burglary of the Columbia Gorge Regional Airport last Friday.

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Filling in of hole near Feast Market delayed

Cold weather and ongoing litigation have delayed the filling of a hole next to an organic market and deli in downtown White Salmon.

WSCC revokes Dock Grade residence’s water charge waiver

A unanimous White Salmon City Council last Wednesday voted down a motion to continue a water charge waiver for a residence at 182 S Dock Grade Rd. that has been the subject of much discussion since it became an issue again last summer.

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White Salmon Schools prepare for new state assessments

This spring, many students in the White Salmon Valley School District will take a new standardized test meant to align with the Common Core State Standards and the Next Generation Science Standards.

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73 years later Lyle resident remembers Pearl Harbor

Max Fletcher was there when the bombs fell.

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Call to readers: Show us your spirit of giving!

Jackson Porter, 8, of Bingen, is in the spirit of giving this holiday season and we want to hear about yours, too.