Changes are afoot for individual health plans offered by Premera Blue Cross. The health insurance provider will be exiting the individual market of Klickitat and Skamania counties, as well as 12 other Washington counties, beginning January 2017.
The White Salmon Valley Education Foundation (WSVEF) invites the public to help celebrate a decade of helping local schools at the annual Gorge Grape Escape on Saturday, Oct. 8. At the Best Western PLUS Hood River Inn.
On Saturday Sept. 24, state and federal agencies will join the public in celebrating the opening of the newest segment of the Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail.
Klickitat County’s recycling drop site in Bingen may close in the near future if overeager recyclers can’t contain their need to reduce and reuse.
There will be one contested race for Klickitat County Commissioner this year after all.
When he graduated from Washougal High School in 1986, Wesley Long’s career plan was the same as many graduates in that part of Clark County: hook on at the paper mill in Camas and try to keep moving up to jobs with higher pay and more responsibility.
The start of the 2016-17 school year is approaching quickly for school districts in western Klickitat County. Following is a rundown of new happenings, new programs, and new staff in the Lyle, Glen-wood, Klickitat, and Trout Lake school districts. A look at what’s new in the White Salmon Valley School District will appear in the Sept. 1 issue of The Enterprise.
Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday proclaimed a state of emergency for 20 counties in response to multiple wildfires in Eastern Washington threatening homes, businesses, public infrastructure and natural resources. Inslee toured the Spokane-area fires Tuesday morning.
This November’s ballot includes Proposition 1 for a levy to fund the Mount Adams Park and Recreation District (MAPARD).
With the arrival this week of the most dangerous fire weather of the year, Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark expanded the statewide burn ban effective Aug. 17 to prohibit all campfires on DNR-protected lands through Sept. 30.
The effort to contain three fires in southeastern Washington farm country last month included fire crews from Klickitat County.
On White Salmon River
If you remove it, they will come. That was the expectation among fish scientists as they contemplated the removal of the Condit Hydroelectric Project from the lower White Salmon River prior to the fall of 2011.
From blueprints to brick and mortar, Klickitat County’s new building director has been on both sides of the county’s building spectrum.
Lunch-goers hankering for tacos now have an option north of Bingen to satisfy south of the border cravings.
Changes are afoot for Bingen’s Humboldt Street next summer, if everything goes accordingly. Last Tuesday, Bingen’s City Council passed a motion choosing a preliminary design outlining parking along Humboldt Street. Two options were presented to the City Council by Mike Meskimen of Gray & Osborne Inc. Consulting Engineers.
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