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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.

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Bike accident leads to use of stun gun by police

A stun gun was used on a 22-year-old White Salmon man after he became combative with police and paramedics following a bike accident in town last week, according to police reports.

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Sheriff’s retirement announcement sparks accusation of ‘politics’

Klickitat County Sheriff Rick McComas will officially retire from his position on June 30, according to a letter submitted to the Klickitat County Board of Commissioners.

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Congratulations to the CHS class of 2014!

Columbia High School 2014 graduates (top to bottom) Corrie Brending, Omar Guzman, and Imelda Quintana head for a Miller Gym exit following the conclusion of CHS’s commencement.

White Salmon City Council taking look at Bingen’s ATV-use ordinance

The City of White Salmon may be the next local government in western Klickitat County to allow the operation of wheeled all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and utility-type vehicles (UTVs) on all city streets with posted speed limits of 35 miles per hour or less.

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Despite hole in ground, Farmers’ Market still to be hosted by Feast

The crater next to Feast Market and Delicatessen will not prohibit the White Salmon Farmers’ Market from opening there next month.

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Photo: Spring Fest 2014 parade rolls through WS

A sun-filled Saturday made for the perfect setting for this year's Spring Festival.

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Columbia High’s Nathan Bell resets own school record in 300 hurdles

Senior Nathan Bell was involved in all three highlight moments for the Columbia High boys team at last weekend’s WIAA small-school track and field champion-ships in Cheney.

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The Bingen, WS, surrounding community remembers fallen soldiers for Memorial Day

Photo: Daniel Whitten and Taylor Wiley place pennies on name plates along the Walk of Honor at the White Salmon Cemetery on Memorial Day.

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New Insitu building nearing completion

In a matter of days, Insitu employees will begin moving into the nearly complete Eagle Point.

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14 Columbia High athletes bound for state track meet

At least 14 Columbia High athletes will be making the trip to Cheney today for the WIAA Class 1A Track and Field Championships on Friday and Saturday at East-ern Washington University.

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Beer, vegetables served up at Acadian Farm and Brewery

Like every other farm in the history of farming, Acadian Farm in Carson grows vegetables.

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Columbia High soccer bows out of state with 5-2 first-round loss

A seventh consecutive WIAA Class 1A soccer tournament appearance ended in defeat for Columbia High’s boys team.

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CHS girls place second, boys third at Trico championships

Columbia High seniors came through in a big way last Friday, winning four individual championships to lead the CHS boys and girls teams to top-three finishes at the 2014 Trico League Track and Field Championships.

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Law enforcement, local community remember fallen officers at service

Law enforcement officers from across the Columbia River Gorge and members of the Bingen and White Salmon community gathered at Fireman’s Park last week to honor those who protect, serve, and some who have made the ultimate sacrifice to do so.

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Hopes, concerns voiced for future of lower WS River

Residents, recreationists, fishermen, business owners, biologists, and more turned out last Saturday for a meeting to swap ideas and discuss concerns regarding what could be in store for the future of the Lower White Salmon River.

Candidates file for election; only two contested primary races

Klickitat County’s 2014 Primary Election ballot will feature two contested races for local elective office.

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Signs to the contrary, Klickitat Trail remains open for public use

The 31-mile-long Klickitat Trail between Lyle and the Centerville area was never officially closed and remains open for public recreation, according to the communications director for the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission.