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Phase 2 of Bingen skatepark officially declared complete

The scene at the Bingen skate park was joyous as kids of all ages skated, scooted, and explored the new addition that was finally declared complete last Tuesday.

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CHS hosts second Garden Symposium

Students from multiple schools on both sides of the Columbia River got to learn about everything from sheep shearing and wool spinning to composting and garden planting at the Garden Symposium at Columbia High School on Earth Day.

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Photo: WS Lion's Club Easter Egg Hunt

A toddler hunts for prizes at the White Salmon Lions Club’s annual Easter Egg Hunt in Rheingarten Park last Saturday.

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Photo: Olympian Vic Wild throws first pitch for new WS Little League opener

Wild posed for a picture with a White Salmon softball team last Saturday morning after throwing out the first pitch for the new Mt. Adams Little League’s opening ceremonies at the Jewett Sports Complex.

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Cascade Mountain School offers two community days

Cascade Mountain School wants to take members of the community on a walk on the wild side.

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April 12 is Vic Wild Day in White Salmon

The White Salmon City Council approved a proclamation by Mayor David Poucher declaring April 12, 2014 as Vic Wild Day in honor of the White Salmon native who won two snowboarding gold medals at February’s Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.

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Local Rotary exchange student excels at Junior National XC championships

A Finnish exchange student through the White Salmon-Bingen Rotary pulled off a shining performance at the 2014 Cross Country Skiing Junior National Championships in Stowe, Vt. in early March.

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Photo: A moist start to spring

Thursday, March 20, was the first day of spring. And, recent warm weather has seen plenty of spring daffodils blooming like this in the Mt. Adams Soroptimist flower bed.

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‘Out of this world’: Vic Wild speaks about gold medals, growing up, and moving away

The last few weeks have been busy for Vic Wild. Winning two gold medals in the span of four days during the winter Olympics in Russia in the men’s Parallel Giant Slalom and Parallel Slalom, closing ceremonies, and the wave of media attention directed at the first American-born athlete to compete for Russia has led Wild to refer to it all as “the busiest time of my life.”

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Photo: Snowfall hits White Salmon

Niki Phelps takes in a snowy walk with his Chihuahua, Toby, on Thursday.

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February weather goes down in record books

As the big thaw continues, the winter of 2013/14 will go down in the record books after three unprecedented February snow and ice storms in just five days blanketed the region.

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Going hard in the paint...and hardwood: Klickitat business refinishes gym floors

Roger Mortensen has been retired from education for years, but somehow he still manages to find himself inside schools.

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Photo: Another world up Snowden

One just had to drive up Snowden last week to see a winter wonderland.