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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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Belief in organic farming keeps Columbia Gorge Garlic going

Columbia Gorge Garlic has been with the White Salmon Farmers Market since the beginning.

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Margie’s Pot Shop in Bingen one of first licensed in state

After years of working as a pharmacist, Margie Lemberger finally has her own drug store.

DNR hits Klickitat County PUD with another fire damage claim

For the second time in four years, the state Department of Natural Resources is holding Public Utility District No. 1 of Klickitat County responsible for a wildfire it alleges was started when a tree came into contact with a KPUD power line.

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Fireworks OK in WS for July 4 celebration, still banned in Bingen

It’s that time of year again to observe the independence of the United States via the ignition of the veritable rockets and their red glare, at least in White Salmon, anyway.

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CJTC: Songer can get certification to be sheriff

Now that Sheriff Rick McComas has cancelled his retirement plans, the question of who will complete the remaining six months of his second 4-year term is moot.

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Bingen pot retailer one of first to receive LCB license Monday

Margie’s Pot Shop at 405 E. Steuben Street in Bingen is one of the first retail marijuana businesses to receive a license to legally sell cannabis, according to a list compiled by the Washington State Liquor Control Board on Monday.

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Fermented foods coming to WS Farmers’ Market via Blue Bus

For Colin and Kristin Franger it all started in a big blue bus.

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Bingen City Council begins talking about food truck ordinance

Bingen city officials have started examining how to regulate new mobile restaurants that might roll into town.

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Insitu’s Eagle Point facility shines for grand opening

A little more than a month following its 20th anniversary, Insitu opened the doors to its new facility last Thursday.