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.
Following extensive outreach, the Department of Ecology last week adopted a water quality rule that safeguards the health of Washington’s people and its economy.
The 2016 season for the White Salmon City Pool is quickly drawing to a close.
Tuesday evenings have been a busy affair at Rhinegarten Park this summer, since the move of the White Salmon Farmers’ Market.
A U.S. Coast Guard aircrew witnessed and responded to a plane crash at around 11 a.m. Monday while re-fueling at the Columbia Gorge Regional/The Dalles Municipal Airport.
It was a warm and windy Saturday afternoon on which the agitated husband yelled at the first emergency medical responder to arrive at the scene of the car-bus accident. His wife, who was driving, got ejected from the driver’s seat and came to rest on her back, just outside the open door.
Starting last month, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) changed its requirements for medical marijuana patients. Medical patients must now hold recognition cards issued by medical marijuana distributors.
The Skyline Hospital property tax levy renewal was passing by a significant margin Tuesday night, according to preliminary Primary Election returns. Official results will be released Thursday evening.
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