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Candidates file for election; only two contested primary races

Klickitat County’s 2014 Primary Election ballot will feature two contested races for local elective office.

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Signs to the contrary, Klickitat Trail remains open for public use

The 31-mile-long Klickitat Trail between Lyle and the Centerville area was never officially closed and remains open for public recreation, according to the communications director for the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission.

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Phase 2 of Bingen skatepark officially declared complete

The scene at the Bingen skate park was joyous as kids of all ages skated, scooted, and explored the new addition that was finally declared complete last Tuesday.

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Photo: Substantial damage reported after fire at Underwood home

Multiple fire agencies responded to a fire that broke out Monday morning at 61 Ternahan Road in Underwood.

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LCB: No lottery needed in Klickitat County for ‘pot’ retail licenses

Four potential marijuana retailers will continue the licensing process through the Washington Liquor Control Board after it was determined that a lottery to narrow the playing field was not needed in Klickitat County last week.

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Police agencies team up for Operation S.A.F.E.

A swarm of officers were on the lookout for those who commit stop-paddle violations in the White Salmon and Husum area last week as part of Operation S.A.F.E.

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Klickitat County's first ‘pot’ processing/production licenses granted

Klickitat County’s first licensed marijuana production and processing facility is officially up and running.

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CHS hosts second Garden Symposium

Students from multiple schools on both sides of the Columbia River got to learn about everything from sheep shearing and wool spinning to composting and garden planting at the Garden Symposium at Columbia High School on Earth Day.

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Hazardous material spill reported in White Salmon

On injury has been reported as a result of a hazardous material spill near Church Street in White Salmon on Monday.

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CHS principal leaving at end of school year

When the Columbia High School class of 2014 crosses the stage at graduation at the end of the school year and they prepare to leave the high school forever, they’ll be followed by Principal Troy Whittle, who is set to take another job as of June 30.

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Growth leads to expansion at Little Oak Montessori

Big things are happening for Little Oak Montessori School in White Salmon.

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Sunday evening fire leaves two Lyle residents homeless

A “smoldering cigarette” has been pegged as the cause of a fire that left a Lyle mother and her son without a home on Sunday.

Former police officer pleads guilty to lying under oath, falsifying record; sentenced to community service

A former Bingen-White Salmon police officer accused of doctoring an official police report and obtaining a search warrant under false pretenses has been sentenced to perform 30 days of supervised community service and pay $1,700 in court fees and restitution over the next 24 months as punishment for his crimes.

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Cascade Mountain School offers two community days

Cascade Mountain School wants to take members of the community on a walk on the wild side.

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Security, tax base concerns lead Lyle School Board to restrict Cherry Orchard access

Hikers wishing to access The Friends of the Columbia River Gorge-owned Lyle Cherry Orchard property can no longer reach the trail via Lyle High School following a decision by the school board.