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Bingen, WS renew policing agreement, OK new water pact

After years of mediation spurred by the purchase of a police vehicle, the city councils of Bingen and White Salmon have accepted a renewed interlocal agreement to share law enforcement resources.

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Changes coming for White Salmon school buses

Busing changes will be occurring at the Intermediate School on its first day, Aug. 26, and route changes will occur throughout the district the remainder of the year.

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As start of school approaches WSVSD still uncertain about loss of NCLB waiver

Changes to the configuration of the White Salmon Valley School District continue to leave the administration in a state of limbo when it comes to what the loss of Washington State’s No Child Left Behind waiver will mean for the upcoming school year.

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Resource stewards add 280 acres to their community forest effort

After two years of fundraising, Mt. Adams Resource Stewards (MARS) has expanded the lands they manage by 280 acres.

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State slating WS River Bridge painting project for September

Road work in the White Salmon River Valley won’t end with the resurfacing of State Route 141 this month.

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White Salmon’s Margee Berry seeking another cooking crown

Whether it’s building a better burger in Napa Valley or cooking with cranberries in New York, Margee Berry has made the rounds when it comes to being competitive in the kitchen.

WSDOT proposes solution to safety issues on SR 141

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) announced Tuesday it is proposing to install edge line rumble strips along the north shoulder of State Route 141 to address safety concerns voiced by pedestrians and bicyclists.

KPUD plans power outage for 1,800 customers Aug. 15-16

Approximately 1,800 Klickitat Public Utility District customers in Dallesport, Murdock, Lyle, High Prairie, Appleton and Timber Valley will experience an eight-hour electric service outage from 11 pm on Friday, Aug. 15th until 7 am on Saturday, Aug. 16th.

Former Insitu contractor gets 3 months in jail for selling trade secrets in 2011

A Kentucky man who previously worked for Insitu has been sentenced to three months in prison after it was found that he sold trade secrets connected to drones in 2011.

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Before market, Scratch-A-Lot Farm’s chickens, turkeys know only comfort

Life is pretty sweet for the chickens and turkeys of Scratch-A-Lot Farm in Mill A.

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Baker, Brown running 1-2 for WDC Judge; McCabe leading in bid for state House seat

The field of candidates for this year’s General Election in November is now set.

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Railway, state officials talk crude oil transport a resident-led forum

The same day White Salmon residents heard from the Federal Railroad Administration, Washing-ton State Department of Ecology, and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Corporation on oil train transport through the Gorge, the U.S. Department of Transportation made moves on changing standards governing tank cars nationwide.

Rumble strip removal on 141 upsets non-cyclists

City of White Salmon officials want the public to know that the city had nothing to do with the removal of the rumble strip on State Route 141 last week.

Portland Police sergeant charged in assault at Trout Lake RV park

A sergeant with the Portland Police Bureau is being charged with second-degree assault of a 17-year-old after an altercation at Elk Meadows RV Park in Trout Lake on July 27.

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Letting the flowers shine: Eyrie Road Flowers makes brief WS Farmers Market appearance

Beautiful things come out of Susan Coulon’s basement. As the most consistently cool part of her White Salmon home, Coulon’s basement serves as the studio for Eyrie Road Flowers, which will be making an appearance at the White Salmon Farmers Market during the last two Tuesdays of July and in September.

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After product delay, Margie’s Pot Shop delivers

On Tuesday, July 15, Bart Cohn strolled into Margie’s Pot Shop in Bingen and became the first person to ever purchase legal recreational marijuana in Klickitat County.

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Area motorists bracing for traffic delays

Motorists traveling State Route 141 Monday got a feel for what they can expect to experience in coming weeks.

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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.