White Salmon’s newly appointed city councilor is also a candidate for the office in this fall’s General Election.
The 2015 Ketchum Kalf Rodeo Queen is 15-year-old Shania Weifenbach. Shania is the daughter of Steve and Sonya Shields of White Salmon. Shania is a straight-A student at Columbia High School where she just completed her freshman year.
“Join the dark side, we have cookies,” was one of the signs superimposed over a life-size cut out of Darth Vader at the home of Amy Miller, Mat Cox, and their son Connor Miller-Cox on Sunday, June 7.
Children, teens and adults, too, can have fun and earn rewards while keeping their reading skills sharp with no-fee summer reading programs at the White Salmon Valley Community Library.
Gorge Grown Food Network is the recipient of a $20,000 grant from the Jerome S. and Barbara Bischoff Discretionary Subfund of The Oregon Community Foundation to fund a new Veggie Prescription pilot program in the Columbia River Gorge.
Lyle High School hosted artist Daniel Dancer of Mosier last Friday for the district’s Art for the Sky event. Students from Dallesport Elementary, the Wishram School District, Lyle Secondary School, and Lyle community members participated in the event, creating a human painting of a salmon in a field behind the high school.
The City of Bingen is offering a free art camp to children ages 2-15.
The White Salmon City Pool will begin its 2015 summer season on Saturday, May 30, in conjunction with the community’s Spring Fest.
Ashley Hackett is excited to be living in White Salmon. The cooler weather is a nice change from the humidity of Virginia, although she confesses to not having experienced the intense winters that are expected of the Columbia Gorge.
Lyle Schools is proud of its team that won first place in the Columbia Gorge Wind Challenge on May 2.
Members of the library, city, and community gathered Tuesday, April 28, in the White Salmon Valley Community Library’s Sprint/Baker Gallery to discuss and comment on preliminary design proposals for partial remodeling of the library.
Saturday was an action-packed day at the Ft. Dalles Readiness Center at the Columbia Gorge Community College as nearly 200 high school and middle school students from across the Gorge and Portland-metro area competed in the 2015 Wind Challenge.
Friday April 24, was the last talk in April’s Wild About Nature series coordinated by Joy Markgraf. Robert Michael Pyle spoke to a full house at White Salmon Valley’s public library, Friday evening. The presentation was titled, Butterflies and Bigfoot on the Wild G.P. (Gifford Pinchot).
The White Salmon City Council took up speed limits and parking issues during its April 15 meeting, and adopted ordinances that will affect certain areas in the city limits.
April’s “Wild About Nature” series continued at the White Salmon Valley Community Library last Friday and featured speakers Jim Hulbert, talking about Nesting Habits of Western Bluebirds, Tree Swallows, and Wood Ducks; and Tom Snellgrove, who spoke about the efforts he and his wife have taken to preserve the wildlife and habitat on their 10-acre home.