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WSDOT proposes solution to safety issues on SR 141

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) announced Tuesday it is proposing to install edge line rumble strips along the north shoulder of State Route 141 to address safety concerns voiced by pedestrians and bicyclists.

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State slating WS River Bridge painting project for September

Road work in the White Salmon River Valley won’t end with the resurfacing of State Route 141 this month.

KPUD plans power outage for 1,800 customers Aug. 15-16

Approximately 1,800 Klickitat Public Utility District customers in Dallesport, Murdock, Lyle, High Prairie, Appleton and Timber Valley will experience an eight-hour electric service outage from 11 pm on Friday, Aug. 15th until 7 am on Saturday, Aug. 16th.

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Baker, Brown running 1-2 for WDC Judge; McCabe leading in bid for state House seat

The field of candidates for this year’s General Election in November is now set.

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Before market, Scratch-A-Lot Farm’s chickens, turkeys know only comfort

Life is pretty sweet for the chickens and turkeys of Scratch-A-Lot Farm in Mill A.

Former Insitu contractor gets 3 months in jail for selling trade secrets in 2011

A Kentucky man who previously worked for Insitu has been sentenced to three months in prison after it was found that he sold trade secrets connected to drones in 2011.

Rumble strip removal on 141 upsets non-cyclists

City of White Salmon officials want the public to know that the city had nothing to do with the removal of the rumble strip on State Route 141 last week.

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Railway, state officials talk crude oil transport a resident-led forum

The same day White Salmon residents heard from the Federal Railroad Administration, Washing-ton State Department of Ecology, and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Corporation on oil train transport through the Gorge, the U.S. Department of Transportation made moves on changing standards governing tank cars nationwide.

Portland Police sergeant charged in assault at Trout Lake RV park

A sergeant with the Portland Police Bureau is being charged with second-degree assault of a 17-year-old after an altercation at Elk Meadows RV Park in Trout Lake on July 27.

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Area motorists bracing for traffic delays

Motorists traveling State Route 141 Monday got a feel for what they can expect to experience in coming weeks.

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After product delay, Margie’s Pot Shop delivers

On Tuesday, July 15, Bart Cohn strolled into Margie’s Pot Shop in Bingen and became the first person to ever purchase legal recreational marijuana in Klickitat County.

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Update: Reservoir restored to full capacity following water leak

As of Thursday, KPUD is reporting that the reservoir is back to full capacity following a massive water leak that caused Lyle residents to conserve water on Wednesday.

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Three vying for Top Two in WDC Judge contest

The field of candidates for the non-partisan office of Klickitat County West District Court Judge comprises three first-time candidates for the position. Jeff Baker of Trout Lake, Dave Brown of White Salmon, and Elizabeth (Liz) Hallock of Murdock are seeking to replace retiring nine-term West District Court Judge Robert (Bob) Weisfield.

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Investigation says WS officer justified in stun gun incident

A Bingen-White Salmon Police officer will face no corrective action following an incident in which he used a stun gun to subdue a local man last month.

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