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Vaccines harder to come by as flu season continues

Those who have not obtained a vaccination against influenza might have a harder time finding somewhere that still has the immunization available at this point in the flu season.

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KPUD studying feasibility of hydroelectric pumped storage facility by John Day Dam

Klickitat PUD will be holding three public meetings on Feb. 3 to discuss its latest power generation initiative, the closed-loop John Day Pool Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Project, which is currently being developed under a preliminary permit from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

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Medicaid changes impact thousands in Klickitat County

New Medicaid enrollees and those previously not assigned to a managed care plan under Apple Health, Washington’s Medicaid program, are now covered by an insurer called Amerigroup.

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Sign-ups for aid to remove dead pine trees end Jan. 31

The Underwood Conservation District is continuing to offer the opportunity for landowners who remove pine trees killed by the California fivespined ips to be partially reimbursed through late February as long as they sign up by the end of January.

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Is White Salmon going baa-baa for lambs?

The White Salmon City Council last Wednesday gave every indication that it is going to amend its Animal Ordinance to allow residents to keep project lambs for a limited period of time during the year.

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WSV Schools navigating multiple state, federal inititatives this year; assessment forum Jan. 21

As the transition into a new year occurs, the White Salmon Valley School District continues to work through a series of complicated and time consuming state and federal initiatives aimed at improving schools, students, teachers, and administrators.

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Sheriff names top officers, sets goals

Klickitat County’s newly elected sheriff, Bob Songer, has officially transitioned into his new role and made some big changes to the office’s management team.

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Dirt Hugger settles in at Dallesport location

After four years in The Dalles, Dirt Hugger, LLC is finally establishing itself.

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After nine terms, county’s longest-serving elected official looking forward to retirement

Thirty-seven years ago, Robert (Bob) Weisfield was 31 years old and spending long days on his mother-in-law’s ranch seven miles up the Snowden Road out of Lyle. His responsibilities included caring for the farm’s livestock: primarily beef cattle, though the farm was phasing into rearing weaner pigs and butcher hogs.

White Salmon files complaint to recoup safety expenditures

The White Salmon City Council is seeking to recover the city’s costs for mitigating a public safety hazard on private property at the corner of W Jewett and S Garfield.

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White Salmon Farmers Market experiences growth

The White Salmon Farmers Market saw growth in multiple areas last summer, including gross sales totals for vendors.

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White Salmon Lego League teams headed to state competition

Teams of students from White Salmon are headed to the FIRST Lego League (FLL) state competition in January.

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Six-month moratorium on new pot businesses continued

No new marijuana businesses will be permitted in Klickitat County’s unincorporated areas until a six-month moratorium lapses or is called off by county commissioners.

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Local fire agencies go all in on regional FEMA grant

Multiple Klickitat County fire departments and districts have submitted a joint application to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to obtain a grant that would supply firefighters with new equipment.

WSCC revokes Dock Grade residence’s water charge waiver

A unanimous White Salmon City Council last Wednesday voted down a motion to continue a water charge waiver for a residence at 182 S Dock Grade Rd. that has been the subject of much discussion since it became an issue again last summer.

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