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Nature series lecturers present ideas for improving the lot of local wildlife

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.

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Celebrate poetry month, attend Stafford reading

The Writing Group of White Salmon Valley Community Library invites poets and poetry lovers to an ‘open mic’ poetry reading in memory of national award-winning and internationally recognized Oregon poet William Stafford on Tuesday, April 21, at 6:30 p.m. in the library’s Sprint/Baker Gallery.

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First in series of nature lectures at local library draws full house

This past Friday at the White Salmon Public Library, nature enthusiasts came together to listen to Jay McLaughlin and Ken Bevis deliver talks for “A Natural History Series” coordinated by Joy Markgraf...

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What’s in the sky - April

Welcome to April! Our first full month of spring is a time for flowers blooming and birds singing. It also brings warmer evening temperatures, and a more comfortable time to check out the stellar displays after darkness falls...

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Dig, pull, bag for NW invasive plant control

The Pacific Northwest Invasive Plant Council (PNW-IPC) held an Identification, Early Detection and Reporting (EDRR) Training session last Saturday at the White Salmon Public Library to inform citizens about invasive plants and how to manage them...

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102nd birthday of Washington State Parks System

Last Thursday, March 19, was the 102nd birthday of the Washington State Parks System...

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I'm Dreaming of a White Salmon and Holiday Wassail kick off holiday happenings

Fiona Grabb, 5, peeks under the White Salmon Christmas tree during the “I’m Dreaming of a White Salmon” holiday celebration and tree lighting festival Saturday night. Children were able to select a small present from under the tree while others roasted marshmallows and sipped hot cocoa and cider before the tree became illuminated with holiday spirit.

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Huckleberry Festival starts Friday in Bingen

The White Salmon Lions Club will serve as grand marshals for the 2014 Huckleberry Festival, which runs Friday through Sunday in Bingen.

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Photo: 80th Annual Ketchum Kalf Rodeo

Cowboys tried to stay on bucking broncos at the 80th annual Ketchum Kalf Rodeo in Glenwood last Sunday.

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Arg! Whitson Elementary presents Blackbeard the Pirate

The Missoula Children's Theatre casted between 50 and 60 students for the production of Blackbeard the Pirate last week.

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COR Cellars pegged as winery of 2013 by Seattle publication

Luke Bradford has poured his heart into the making of wine.

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Taking it to the limit: Gravity bikers find perfect place for road rush

On any given day, Courtney Road can be associated with beautiful views of the Gorge and the Coyote Wall trailhead at its base.

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Photo: Ho Ho Ho! Santa performs hose unbuckling at Husum Fire Station

Santa Claus, joined by a group of youngsters from the lower White Salmon River Valley and members of the Husum Volunteer Fire Department, performs a customary unbuckling of a fire hose during a stopover on Dec. 3 at Klickitat Couty Fire District No. 3’s Husum Fire Station.

Goings On 10/17/13

Roundup of arts and letters 10/17/13