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New police officer glad to be back in NW

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.

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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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In its 17th season, Rattlesnake Plants melds experience and learning

Taking a ride up Lyle’s Old Highway 8 onto Canyon Road leads to the source of some of the Gorge’s happiest gardens.

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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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73 years later Lyle resident remembers Pearl Harbor

Max Fletcher was there when the bombs fell.

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Call to readers: Show us your spirit of giving!

Jackson Porter, 8, of Bingen, is in the spirit of giving this holiday season and we want to hear about yours, too.

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Needs of children keep Lyle resident busy turning out garments

Every year churches and civic organizations all over the country box up miscellaneous items and send them to be distributed to children across the globe.

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New Insitu CEO Hartman ushers in ScanEagle 2

As the Insitu Group’s new leader, Ryan Hartman sees his company as coming full circle.

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White Salmon loses leading citizens

One can learn a lot about life from reading history and biography. Every personage of the past, with scrutiny, evolves into a paradox. Take a fellow like Wally Stevenson, who on first glance was a hard-nosed businessman.

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White Salmon’s Margee Berry seeking another cooking crown

Whether it’s building a better burger in Napa Valley or cooking with cranberries in New York, Margee Berry has made the rounds when it comes to being competitive in the kitchen.

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White Salmon native goes for title of Miss Portland Pin-Ups

Most people in White Salmon know Katie Layne as the bubbly owner of Katie’s MoJava in Bingen. What they might not know is that Layne is a Bombshell.

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The Bingen, WS, surrounding community remembers fallen soldiers for Memorial Day

Photo: Daniel Whitten and Taylor Wiley place pennies on name plates along the Walk of Honor at the White Salmon Cemetery on Memorial Day.

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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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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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