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Vic-torious: Olympian Wild rides to two gold

White Salmon has produced some amazing things over the years and now it can add "gold-medal-winning Olympian" to that list.

WUTC staff recommends lower garbage rate increase

Solid waste regulatory staff for the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (WUTC) is recommending a temporary 5.8 percent rate increase in residential rates for Klickitat County’s primary waste collection company.

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Interstate 84 reopens after landslide

Roads throughout the Columbia River Gorge were impacted by multiple landslides — some serious —late last week and into the weekend.

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Bus drivers monitoring stop paddle violations

Bus drivers responsible for transporting students to and from school in White Salmon have started assessing how many motorists pass a stopped bus while students are loading or unloading.

Tri-County Disposal seeking 20 percent raise in county garbage rates

The company that collects and disposes of most of Klickitat County’s residential and commercial solid waste is seeking an average 20.1 percent increase in the rates it charges its customers.

Proposed law would cap number of early release, late start days for schools

A bill proposed by a senator out of Ferndale would limit the amount of early release and late start days school districts can use in a year.

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Multiple rock slides occur throughout the Gorge Wednesday and Thursday

Roads throughout the Columbia River Gorge were impacted by multiple rock slides—some serious—Wednesday night and Thursday.

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Wild racks up two Olympic golds

White Salmon has produced some amazing things over the years and now it can add "gold-medal-winning Olympian" to that list.

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Going hard in the paint...and hardwood: Klickitat business refinishes gym floors

Roger Mortensen has been retired from education for years, but somehow he still manages to find himself inside schools.

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Icy roads lead to collision Tuesday

Slippery road conditions caused by snow and ice led to this early morning head-on collision on State Route 141 north of White Salmon, near milepost 3.5.

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Have you voted yet? School districts looking for voter approval on levies

School districts across Klickitat County are asking voters to turn out next month to support property tax levies that will help pay for school programming and maintenance and operations expenses that state basic education funding does not cover.

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Survey favors more trails; residents question results

The results of a survey aimed at evaluating local interest in an expanded non-motorized trail system on the Lyle Cherry Orchard property show that a little more than half of Lyle residents who responded support more trails in the area.

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School Board OKs trimester schedule for Columbia High

Columbia High School will operate on a five-period trimester schedule beginning the 2014-2015 school year.

Republic Services taking over WS waste collection March 1

It’s settled. The White Salmon City Council on Jan. 2 affirmed its decision to privatize garbage collection in the city limits by authorizing a letter to the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (WUTC) that asks the state agency to assign a certificated vendor to take over the city’s service area.

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Changes blowing in for Bingen’s Zepher

Like some other technology companies in the Gorge, Zepher, Inc. is looking to expand its horizons.