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DNR hits Klickitat County PUD with another fire damage claim

For the second time in four years, the state Department of Natural Resources is holding Public Utility District No. 1 of Klickitat County responsible for a wildfire it alleges was started when a tree came into contact with a KPUD power line.

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Fireworks OK in WS for July 4 celebration, still banned in Bingen

It’s that time of year again to observe the independence of the United States via the ignition of the veritable rockets and their red glare, at least in White Salmon, anyway.

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CJTC: Songer can get certification to be sheriff

Now that Sheriff Rick McComas has cancelled his retirement plans, the question of who will complete the remaining six months of his second 4-year term is moot.

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Bingen pot retailer one of first to receive LCB license Monday

Margie’s Pot Shop at 405 E. Steuben Street in Bingen is one of the first retail marijuana businesses to receive a license to legally sell cannabis, according to a list compiled by the Washington State Liquor Control Board on Monday.

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Fermented foods coming to WS Farmers’ Market via Blue Bus

For Colin and Kristin Franger it all started in a big blue bus.

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Bingen City Council begins talking about food truck ordinance

Bingen city officials have started examining how to regulate new mobile restaurants that might roll into town.

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Insitu’s Eagle Point facility shines for grand opening

A little more than a month following its 20th anniversary, Insitu opened the doors to its new facility last Thursday.

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Farmers’ Market opening July 1; will accept EBT, WIC benefits

Those receiving food stamp benefits will be able to use them at the White Salmon Farmers’ Market when it opens on July 1.

Toppenish woman dies after car lands in Columbia River

A Toppenish, Wash. woman is dead after driving her car into the Columbia River Monday night, according to a report by the Klickitat County Sheriff's Office.

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Bike accident leads to use of stun gun by police

A stun gun was used on a 22-year-old White Salmon man after he became combative with police and paramedics following a bike accident in town last week, according to police reports.

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Sheriff’s retirement announcement sparks accusation of ‘politics’

Klickitat County Sheriff Rick McComas will officially retire from his position on June 30, according to a letter submitted to the Klickitat County Board of Commissioners.

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Congratulations to the CHS class of 2014!

Columbia High School 2014 graduates (top to bottom) Corrie Brending, Omar Guzman, and Imelda Quintana head for a Miller Gym exit following the conclusion of CHS’s commencement.

White Salmon City Council taking look at Bingen’s ATV-use ordinance

The City of White Salmon may be the next local government in western Klickitat County to allow the operation of wheeled all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and utility-type vehicles (UTVs) on all city streets with posted speed limits of 35 miles per hour or less.

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Despite hole in ground, Farmers’ Market still to be hosted by Feast

The crater next to Feast Market and Delicatessen will not prohibit the White Salmon Farmers’ Market from opening there next month.

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New Insitu building nearing completion

In a matter of days, Insitu employees will begin moving into the nearly complete Eagle Point.