White Salmon Valley Community Library was filled to the brim with people who had the desire to learn about the “History of Sculpting the Columbia River Gorge.”
On 30th anniversary of his death
April 17, 2016. Late Klickitat County Deputy Sheriff Michael J. McNabb would be in his third decade of law enforcement in the county. At 56, he might have already achieved his goal of be-coming sheriff of the county in which he grew up and returned to in 1981 after completing his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, with an emphasis on law enforcement.
For Glenwood Valley
Klickitat County’s Board of Commissioners is bringing suit in federal district court against the U.S. Department of the Interior and Bureau of Indian Affairs, seeking a determination that the Glenwood Valley is not part of the Yakama Nation Reservation.
The White Salmon Valley K-8 PTO will be holding its 24th Annual Silent Auction on Friday, April 29, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Whitson Elementary School. Bidding will end promptly at 7 p.m. Hundreds of items donated by local businesses and individuals will be available for bidding.
Klickitat County Commissioners, Prosecutor David Quesnel and Sheriff Bob Songer have been meeting over several months now with the BIA, Yakama Nation representatives, Yakama Tribal Police, an assistant US Attorney, Yakima County Sheriff, the Yakima County Prosecutor, police chiefs from Union Gap, Wapato and Toppenish, along with the FBI and other officials in regards to retrocession.
Last Friday’s second session of the fifth annual Wild About Nature speaker series was a mix of bug-talk and an overview of what’s been going on with the wetlands near Trout Lake.
Longtime White Salmon resident F. Stuart Chapin, Jr., known to his friends as “Stuart,” celebrated his 100th birthday on April 1.
Mt. Adams Resource Stewards (MARS), in Glenwood, is planning to undertake a prescribed burn operation on community forest lands owned and managed by MARS this coming Thursday, April 7, conditions permitting.
In support of an overall plan to meet the needs of the community today and in the future, Skyline Hospital recently expanded its Transitional Care Program.
Speed bumps may be in the foreseeable future for the residents of Bingen’s Humboldt Street.
An eclectic assortment of amber glass bottles, vials of medicine, and circular plastic tubs were neatly arranged on the table in front of a small gathering of attentive locals.
When Maryhill Museum of Art opened its doors earlier this month, visitors were greeted with several special exhibitions, as well as a significant reinstallation of the museum’s beloved chess collection.
‘KOOBDOOGA: Community Reads’ is back for a second year. The Friends of the White Salmon Valley Community Library invite artists to take part in the October 2016 KOOBDOOGA Art Exhibit.
Washington State Parks turns 103 years old on Saturday, March 19, and visitors are invited to help celebrate by enjoying a state park for free that day.
Bingen’s new Indian tobacco retailer, Big River Indian Smoke Shop, drew comments of criticism and concern from neighbors during Bingen’s City Council meeting last Tuesday, March 1.