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On White Salmon River Pacific Lamprey returning upstream of Condit site

The Pacific Lamprey may be on the rebound upstream of the former Condit Dam site on the White Salmon River.

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Stewards planning prescribed burn in Glenwood area

Mt. Adams Resource Stewards (MARS), in Glenwood, is planning to undertake a prescribed burn operation on community forest lands owned and managed by MARS this coming Thursday, April 7, conditions permitting.

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DOT reducing speed, placing height restrictions on SR 14 rock scaling project

The Washington State Department of Transportation Southwest Region will reduce the speed limit on State Route 14 from 55 MPH to 25 MPH between Mileposts 58.57 and 59.27 during a rock scaling operation near Tunnel No. 3.

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Hundreds turn out for Democratic Caucus at Henkle Middle School

Henkle Middle School saw a flurry of activity this past weekend. An estimated 600-plus Democrats from all over west Klickitat County gathered to caucus Saturday morning, March 26, filling the parking lot to the brim and overflowing on to the grass.

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CHS Knowledge Bowl Teams making history

On a sunny Friday in the middle of March, 12 students from Columbia High School were stationed in front of CHS surrounded by peers and CHS staff. The school band played, students cheered, and a pair of white vans sat idle with doors gaping. This was the Knowledge Bowl send-off.

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For Buck Creek; WS fighting proposed ‘impaired for temperature’ listing

The City of White Salmon is pushing the state Department of Ecology to hold to its original draft federal Clean Water Act classification for Buck Creek.

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Carson’s Backwoods Brewing expands operation to Stevenson

Pallets of hundreds of empty beer cans wait, resting amongst a hum of steady commotion and scattered brewing material. Each sheet is composed of cans stacked one on top of another, layered like a cubic aluminum cake, their copper-orange sheen soon to be filled with Carson’s Backwoods Brewing Company Copperline Amber beer.

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Humboldt neighborhood residents conflicted over Bingen’s new smoke shop

Bingen’s new Indian tobacco retailer, Big River Indian Smoke Shop, drew comments of criticism and concern from neighbors during Bingen’s City Council meeting last Tuesday, March 1.

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Due to low enrollment Clark closing Bingen campus

Clark College has announced it will close its campus at Bingen Point on June 16 due to low enrollment. Students currently enrolled in classes will have the opportunity to work with college advisors to develop a plan to complete their programs.

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Call to Democratic Caucus

On Saturday, March 26, Washington State and Klickitat County Democrats will caucus in their local precincts to select their candidate for President of the United States. Sign-in begins at 9:30 a.m., and precinct caucusing begins at 10 a.m.

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New plasma cutter promises creative opportunities

Sparks fly when it cuts through metal, but students aren’t fazed by the sudden glints as they watch through their safety glasses. A new beast of machinery has been added to Columbia High School’s Metal-working Tech Department.

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School Board reviews proposed city pool designs

Potential pool layouts for the lot east of Whitson Elementary were presented to White Salmon Valley school board members Thursday. No motion was made in regards to the designs presented.

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GTA offering new college scholarships for students

The Gorge Technology Alliance (GTA) is pleased to announce the opening of a new scholarship to support Gorge students attending college for science, technology, engineering or math degrees.

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Taking night out for schools, businesses to donate to foundation

Beneventi’s, Everybody’s, Feast, Harvest Market, Henni’s, Pioneer Pizza, and the White Salmon Valley Education Foundation (WSVEF) invite you to shop locally, and dine locally to support education, with the “Night out for Schools” on Thursday, March 10.

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WS city councilor quits over disagreement with direction of pool design

First-term White Salmon City Councilor Robert Gilchrist resign-ed from his council position, effective immediately, on Monday, Feb. 22, over a disagreement with the direction of the city’s proposed pool project is taking.

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