Earlier this month, a team of eleven and twelve-year olds participated in Destination Imagination’s Show and Tech Division at Oregon’s State Destination Imagination competition. Upon completing the event, team DA SOS Peepo had secured a spot to compete at the final event of the season in Tennessee at Global Finals next month.
Bingen’s City Council, once lacking members, is now at full capacity with five occupied seats after the recent swearing in of the council’s newest member: Ryan O’Connor.
Non-profits in the Gorge have gained another ally with Columbia Gorge Women’s Action Network recently stepping up its community outreach game. The group has decided to distribute monthly collections of donations to a chosen non-profit.
On Tuesday night, March 14, Klickitat County Sheriff Bob Songer thanked the Klickitat County Search & Rescue volunteers at the annual appreciation dinner in Goldendale.
WS librarian checks out after 22 years
After steering the White Salmon Valley Community Library (WSVCL) for 22 years, branch manager and community librarian Jennifer Hull announced this month she will be taking on her next grand voyage: retirement.
A change of scenery for White Salmon’s Gorge MakerSpace is fueling creative growth for the blossoming tech program.
The White Salmon Post Office was a somber place last Friday, despite the corner adorned with pink metallic balloons, melon-colored punch, and a comment book with a blurb reading “Good luck in your retirement.”
Klickitat County received 36 applications late last year for the vacant position of veteran services officer. The county’s choice, William Smith, of Trout Lake, has been on the job since Dec. 5, 2016.
The Skyline Foundation will host its annual fundraising gala Cultivate Columbia on Saturday, March 11, in the hospital’s event space, which overlooks the Columbia River Gorge. This year’s event will honor community volunteer Margaret Walker for her decades of compassionate service to Gorge communities – while celebrating the arts and bounty of our region.
Almost 400 students aged 9 to 14 from schools all around the Gorge showed off their robotic talents over the last two weekends in the Gorge.
If local author Jack Stembridge had thrown away his text from twenty years ago, “The Best Christmas Yet” would have never happened.
The unification of the Lyle school has brought some familiar faces back to the area. Lyle High School 1979 alumnus Mark Kendrick, and 1974 alumnus Deb Stenberg have returned to contribute to the school’s swelling progress.
“The fluid moves of the dancers, the sound of the drums, and the voices singing brought me to tears of joy,” commented Italian exchange student Iris Gatti about the Native American focused Cultural Event held at Wishram School recently.
The days of unsupervised dogs wandering through Bingen are numbered.
Watching Columbia High School football home games is more than a spectator sport for Dave Wiltsie.