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Kula Chiropractic Sports & Wellness opens doors to help community

Kula Chiropractic Sports & Wellness Center on Nov. 5 held its official Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand-opening celebration.

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Poucher winning re-election again as mayor of White Salmon

Tuesday night’s preliminary General Election returns showed White Salmon Mayor David Poucher on his way to winning a second re-election.

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School District applies for rebates to pay for new buses

The White Salmon Valley School District applied for a Clean Diesels rebate program Thursday, Oct. 29, through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to potentially replace three buses in the district’s bus fleet. The grant is lottery-based and provides a $25,000 rebate for each newly purchased bus.

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School Board follows up on suggestions for CHS campus to fight drug use

Members of the White Salmon Valley School Board followed up on suggestions made during their last meeting regarding drug use on Columbia High School’s campus.

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Local man sues county, DSHS for negligent investigation

A White Salmon man is suing the Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office, the state Department of Social and Health Services, and a DSHS employee for negligence in their conduct of an investigation of alleged child sexual abuse in December 2012.

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Building a new community foundation for Mill A School

Mill A School District #31 will be seeing changes in the coming years. Most recently the school has acquired all new staff including superintendent and principal Dr. Benton Dorman, and teachers Anastasia Gavenas and Bob Rogers.

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Traffic reminders

Traffic reminders for Snowden Road and Hood River Bridge.

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Education foundation event raises $113,000+ for schools

Some 200 people turned out at Skyline Hospital for the White Salmon Valley Education Foundation’s 9th annual Gorge Grape Escape event, and they dug deep into their pockets, raising over $113,000 to benefit White Salmon Schools.

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Weekend closure coming up for WS area roads

Klickitat County sent out more than 700 notices to west-side residents and a host of emergency response agencies recently about an upcoming weekend road closure that will impact segments of NW Loop and Snowden roads.

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School Board approves sale of surplus property on NE Spring Street

The White Salmon Valley School Board (WSVSB) held a special meeting Friday morning, Oct. 9, at the district office to vote on the sale of a surplus property located on NE Spring Street in White Salmon.

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County Board seeks more information regarding ATV use

The Klickitat County Board of Commissioners will be looking at a range of alternatives on how to implement a proposed ordinance that would allow specific wheeled all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) to be driven on county roads designated for such use.

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The return of the Tule fall Chinook to hatchery continues the life cycle

Spawning of Tule fall Chinook is underway at the Spring Creek National Fish Hatchery (NFH) in Underwood. The process began Sept. 16 with the return of the fish to the hatchery.

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WS voters have a choice in 2015 mayoral election

White Salmon voters will find just one contested race before them — the one for mayor — when they open their 2015 General Election ballots later this month. The race pits two-term incumbent David Poucher against City Councilor Bill Werst, who was elected to the council in 2011.

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County proposing to let ATVs on some county roads

A proposed ordinance before the Klickitat County Board of Com-missioners would allow the operation of certain wheeled non-highway vehicles on about 18% of the county road system.

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Wishram winery loses vines to Horsethief Butte Fire

When driving east along State Route 14 past Horsethief Butte park and into Wishram, the evidence of the Horsethief Butte fire becomes clear from dark patches of burned grass that run along the hills and down the cliffs to the Columbia River. Some of those dark patches were vines belonging to Wishram’s Cascade Cliffs Vineyard and Winery, 8866 SR 14.

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