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P. O. says accident means some mail for county may go missing

The U.S. Postal Service Friday announced that a fiery traffic accident in Portland on May 20 will result in missing mail for much of the Columbia Gorge area, including Goldendale and other locations in Klickitat County.

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Splish! Splash! City pool’s season opens on Saturday

The White Salmon City Pool will begin its 2015 summer season on Saturday, May 30, in conjunction with the community’s Spring Fest.

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Sitting councilor files challenge to incumbent WS mayor

White Salmon Mayor David Poucher will face opposition for re-election once again and, once again, his opponent is a sitting member of the City Council.

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Community members rally in support of after-school program for young students

Community members involved in local businesses, chambers, and organizations gathered Tuesday, May 12, for the Children and Community Connections Summit held at the Columbia High School library.

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Governor signs Rep. Johnson’s bill to increase ballot measure information

Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill May 6 aimed at helping voters better understand the fiscal impacts of a ballot measure before they vote.

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Lincoln Street speed limit hike draws objections

White Salmon residents who live along NW Lincoln Street have lodged their objections to a 5-mile-per-hour increase in the speed limit that went into effect late last month.

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Court of Appeals finds Klickitat County PUD subject to state’s fire cost recovery statute

A three-judge panel of the state Court of Appeals, Division 3, ruled last week that Klickitat County PUD “is subject to a civil action to recover fire suppression costs” under Washington’s fire cost recovery statute.

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Library redesign proposals revealed

Members of the library, city, and community gathered Tuesday, April 28, in the White Salmon Valley Community Library’s Sprint/Baker Gallery to discuss and comment on preliminary design proposals for partial remodeling of the library.

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Revise or repeal Husum/BZ plan, but for different reasons

The Klickitat County Board of Commissioners heard a lot of testimony about what to do with the 2012 Husum-BZ Corner Sub-Area Plan and Zoning Update during its hour-and-a-half public hearing last Thursday at the Pioneer Center that was attended by nearly 90 people.

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KPUD proposing to raise rates 9%

Klickitat PUD is considering a 9% across-the-board electric rate hike, effective in June, because its renewable energy projects are not generating enough revenue to subsidize local electric rates anymore.

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Saturday's shooting at Hood River Marina

On Saturday, April 25, Hood River Police officers arrested Parkdale resident Tyson Sackett, 28, for shooting a man at the Hood River Marina.

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WS amends speed limits around city park

The White Salmon City Council took up speed limits and parking issues during its April 15 meeting, and adopted ordinances that will affect certain areas in the city limits.

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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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County Board hearing on Husum/BZ land use plan drawing a lot of interest

Tonight’s Husum/BZ Corner land use hearing at the White Salmon Pioneer Center has been drawing lots of interest from members of the public who contacted The Enterprise by telephone and e-mail last week with requests to post an April 9 story about the hearing on its Web site.

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Despite draw with United, CHS soccer holds onto Trico lead

With two wins and a draw last week, Columbia High retained its hold on first place in 1A Trico League boys soccer standings.

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