A column of smoke scarred the sky early Friday afternoon after a Union Pacific oil train, containing Bakken crude oil from Idaho on its way to Tacoma, derailed in Mosier on tracks paralleling Interstate 84 near Mosier’s wastewater treatment plant. No injuries have been reported as a result of the accident.
The old saying of, “give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime,” is coming to life in the form of a community garden at the Washington Gorge Action Program (WGAP) office in Bingen.
After hearing arguments against from the former and current owner of Bridge RV Park last Wednesday, the City of White Salmon backed off the notice of violation it had issued to the park for a failure to connect to the city’s sewer system.
Branches, rolls of newspaper, CDs, fuzzy crafting bits, pipe cleaners, scrap paper, glitter, shells, beads, twine, corks, ribbon, a sprinkle of tinsel, and lots of glue and paint were a sample of some of the materials students used to finish the Whitson Towers last week.
The High Prairie Firehouse Sale is happening this weekend – May 13, 14 and 15.
Soroptimist International of Mt. Adams held its annual awards presentations this past March at the Columbia High School Library to honor some local women.
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.
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.
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.
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