Months — and in one case more than a year — of campaigning for candidates seeking elective public offices came to a head Tuesday night, as the 2014 General Election ballots of thousands of Klickitat County residents were tabulated by the Auditor’s Office.
In an attempt to wrangle the scourge of pines in the Gorge that is the California fivespined ips, the Underwood Conservation District is offering assistance to landowners who need to take down trees that have been attacked by the bark beetles.
As trains carrying crude oil stream through the Gorge on a weekly basis, the area’s emergency responders are busy preparing for potential derailments and the chaos that could follow.
UPDATE: The Klickitat County Sheriff's Office has reported that Charles W. Loyd was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon after a brief vehicle pursuit in Portland.
A little less than a year after allowing a prior moratorium to lapse, recreational marijuana businesses in Klickitat County’s unincorporated areas have been put on hold.
An investigation of Klickitat County Commissioner David Sauter’s travel expenditures and cell phone and Internet usage discovered “no specific violations of law.”
The Klickitat County Sheriff's Office has reported that a dead body was found near Lyle on Thursday.
The White Salmon City Council has elected to issue a request for proposals for potential leasing of property within the Heritage Plaza park-and-ride facility off State Route 14.
As ballots make their way to mailboxes, members of the Mt. Adams Park and Recreation District (MAPARD) Board of Commissioners have started fielding questions regarding a levy on which voters are currently deciding.
Incumbent Bob Anderson, a Republican, is seeking re-election to a second 4-year term on the Skamania County Board of Commissioners. He is being opposed by Democrat Robert (Bob) Hamlin in the Nov. 4 General Election.
Skamania County’s Board of Commissioners unanimously took the bold step on Oct. 7 of declaring a state of emergency in the county “due to unhealthy national forest conditions, yearly threat to catastrophic fires, and, minimal county government, schools and emergency services.”
A bakery that would produce marijuana-infused edibles has obtained a conditional use permit to locate on Steuben Street in Bingen.
This week The Enterprise turns its attention to the race for Skamania County Public Utility District Commissioner for District No. 3, the utility district’s eastern-most district, which includes the communities of Underwood, Mill A, Willard, Cook, Home Valley, and Carson.
A lease that would have allowed a recreational marijuana shop to locate at the park-and-ride next to the Hood River Toll Bridge fell through following a White Salmon City Council vote last Wednesday.
The City of White Salmon will use a $55,000 donation from the Mary Hoyt Stevenson Foundation to conduct a feasibility study on its existing pool.
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