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Update: Reservoir restored to full capacity following water leak

As of Thursday, KPUD is reporting that the reservoir is back to full capacity following a massive water leak that caused Lyle residents to conserve water on Wednesday.

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Tuesday waterline break disrupts WS water service

A waterline break off of Cherry Street on Tuesday will disrupt service for White Salmon residents while it is repaired through the afternoon.

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Three vying for Top Two in WDC Judge contest

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

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Investigation says WS officer justified in stun gun incident

A Bingen-White Salmon Police officer will face no corrective action following an incident in which he used a stun gun to subdue a local man last month.

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Belief in organic farming keeps Columbia Gorge Garlic going

Columbia Gorge Garlic has been with the White Salmon Farmers Market since the beginning.

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White Salmon native goes for title of Miss Portland Pin-Ups

Most people in White Salmon know Katie Layne as the bubbly owner of Katie’s MoJava in Bingen. What they might not know is that Layne is a Bombshell.

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Margie’s Pot Shop in Bingen one of first licensed in state

After years of working as a pharmacist, Margie Lemberger finally has her own drug store.

DNR hits Klickitat County PUD with another fire damage claim

For the second time in four years, the state Department of Natural Resources is holding Public Utility District No. 1 of Klickitat County responsible for a wildfire it alleges was started when a tree came into contact with a KPUD power line.

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Local Youth Center lends a hand at White Salmon Farmers Market

Even the youngest members of the community are helping out at the White Salmon Farmers Market.

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Fireworks OK in WS for July 4 celebration, still banned in Bingen

It’s that time of year again to observe the independence of the United States via the ignition of the veritable rockets and their red glare, at least in White Salmon, anyway.

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CJTC: Songer can get certification to be sheriff

Now that Sheriff Rick McComas has cancelled his retirement plans, the question of who will complete the remaining six months of his second 4-year term is moot.

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Snowden’s Stonework Farm experiments in its first year at WS Farmer’s Market

A merchant marine and two archaeologists decide to start a farm… So goes the story of Stonework Farm, one of the newest vendors at the White Salmon Farmer’s Market, which held its first gathering of the season at Feast Market and Delicatessen on Tuesday, July 1.

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Bingen pot retailer one of first to receive LCB license Monday

Margie’s Pot Shop at 405 E. Steuben Street in Bingen is one of the first retail marijuana businesses to receive a license to legally sell cannabis, according to a list compiled by the Washington State Liquor Control Board on Monday.

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Fermented foods coming to WS Farmers’ Market via Blue Bus

For Colin and Kristin Franger it all started in a big blue bus.

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Bingen City Council begins talking about food truck ordinance

Bingen city officials have started examining how to regulate new mobile restaurants that might roll into town.

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Upstart Soap Box Derby racer on her way to world finals

The first time she got behind the wheel of a Soap Box Derby car, Danielle Fuller was hooked by the sensation of steering the car around a makeshift track, only the wheel in her hands and a brake pad at her feet to help control her speed.

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Insitu’s Eagle Point facility shines for grand opening

A little more than a month following its 20th anniversary, Insitu opened the doors to its new facility last Thursday.

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Farmers’ Market opening July 1; will accept EBT, WIC benefits

Those receiving food stamp benefits will be able to use them at the White Salmon Farmers’ Market when it opens on July 1.

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Photo: 80th Annual Ketchum Kalf Rodeo

Cowboys tried to stay on bucking broncos at the 80th annual Ketchum Kalf Rodeo in Glenwood last Sunday.

Toppenish woman dies after car lands in Columbia River

A Toppenish, Wash. woman is dead after driving her car into the Columbia River Monday night, according to a report by the Klickitat County Sheriff's Office.