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Despite Super Bowl loss, Bingen and White Salmon show their Seahawks spirit

Last Friday the staff at Riverview Community Bank in White Salmon was already amped up for Super Bowl Sunday.

Columbia High's Bell named outstanding female wrestler at Hood River meet

Columbia High’s Regina Bell closed out the last regular season wrestling meet of her high school career last Saturday with an award-winning performance.

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Fast start by Trout Lake girls leads to 22-point win

Trout Lake’s girls basketball team had its best offensive half of the season last Saturday in a 45-22 defeat of Greater Columbia 1B League opponent Klickitat.

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Husum Hills Golf Course to close May 1

After a half of a century, western Klickitat County’s premier golf course is set to close this spring.

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White Salmon Council gets first update on pool feasibility study

The swimming pool feasibility study the City of White Salmon initiated last fall is still in the information-gathering stage, according to the engineer conducting the study.

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One dual meet to go for Columbia wrestlers

CHS wrestlers will complete their 1A Trico League dual meet season tonight at Stevenson, with matchups against La Center and Kalama.

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Columbia High girls erupt for 83 in home win

Claire Anderson and Kay-la McClain combined for 36 points to power Columbia’s girls basketball team to an 83-30 1A Trico League victory over Stevenson here Mon-day night.

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Vaccines harder to come by as flu season continues

Those who have not obtained a vaccination against influenza might have a harder time finding somewhere that still has the immunization available at this point in the flu season.

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KPUD studying feasibility of hydroelectric pumped storage facility by John Day Dam

Klickitat PUD will be holding three public meetings on Feb. 3 to discuss its latest power generation initiative, the closed-loop John Day Pool Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Project, which is currently being developed under a preliminary permit from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

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BPAC holding open house Jan. 28 to discuss creation of walk routes

Anyone who walks, runs, bikes, or just lives in White Salmon is invited to an open house seeking input on the creation of maps that would show walking routes through the area.

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Trout Lake boys on the rise, move into third place in GCB standings

Thanks to victories over Glenwood and Klickitat last week, Trout Lake’s boys basketball team is sitting by its lonesome in third place in Greater Columbia 1B League standings.

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GCB girls teams jockeying for position

Trout Lake’s girls basketball team earned its first Greater Columbia 1B League win last Saturday, defeating visiting Klickitat, 46-39.

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Medicaid changes impact thousands in Klickitat County

New Medicaid enrollees and those previously not assigned to a managed care plan under Apple Health, Washington’s Medicaid program, are now covered by an insurer called Amerigroup.

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Sign-ups for aid to remove dead pine trees end Jan. 31

The Underwood Conservation District is continuing to offer the opportunity for landowners who remove pine trees killed by the California fivespined ips to be partially reimbursed through late February as long as they sign up by the end of January.

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Is White Salmon going baa-baa for lambs?

The White Salmon City Council last Wednesday gave every indication that it is going to amend its Animal Ordinance to allow residents to keep project lambs for a limited period of time during the year.

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Home victory over Ridgefield gets Columbia High girls back on track

Kayla McClain scored a season-high 12 points and Morgan Vasquez had 11 to help Columbia High’s girls varsity basketball team defeat Ridgefield, 48-31, in non-league play here last Saturday.

Columbia High boys basketball handily beats Seton for first Trico win

Columbia High’s boys varsity basketball team played one its best games of the season here on Monday night. The result was CHS’s first 1A Trico League victory of the season, 57-42, over Seton Catholic of Vancouver.

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Smooth and blue: Tai Chi comes to Bingen

Craig Rundell wants his students to be strong, steady, and relaxed.

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WSV Schools navigating multiple state, federal inititatives this year; assessment forum Jan. 21

As the transition into a new year occurs, the White Salmon Valley School District continues to work through a series of complicated and time consuming state and federal initiatives aimed at improving schools, students, teachers, and administrators.