The fire danger rating on Klickitat County lands protected by the state Department of Natural Resources went from “moderate” to “high” last Saturday, the DNR announced the day before.
A Trout Lake man has gone missing in an apparent attempt to avoid arrest and prosecution on federal criminal charges.
Bingen City Council members adopted and approved proposed resolution 2015-006, regarding Transportation of Crude Oil through the city of Bingen, during the council’s open public meeting Friday June 5 at City Hall in Bingen.
Klickitat County’s Board of Commissioners elected not to wait for a state Court of Appeals to rule on its 2012 land use plan and zoning update for the lower White Salmon River valley.
Lyle High School hosted artist Daniel Dancer of Mosier last Friday for the district’s Art for the Sky event. Students from Dallesport Elementary, the Wishram School District, Lyle Secondary School, and Lyle community members participated in the event, creating a human painting of a salmon in a field behind the high school.
White Salmon’s Public Works Department has been given until July 1 to clear a corner of NW Lincoln Street to widen an identified choke point and install appropriate speed limit signs on the street from Garfield Avenue to El Camino Real.
Consultants for White Salmon have developed six water supply enhancement options for the city’s consideration, in the event emergency measures are required during the 2015 drought.
Due to potential for extreme drought conditions, fire hazards, increased fuel loads, and the potential for lack of sufficient precipitation the various fire districts through Klickitat County Interagency Fire Association have requested that an outdoor burn ban be adopted within the unincorporated areas of Klickitat County to be in effect from June 1, 2015 through September 30, 2015.
The U.S. Postal Service Friday announced that a fiery traffic accident in Portland on May 20 will result in missing mail for much of the Columbia Gorge area, including Goldendale and other locations in Klickitat County.
The White Salmon City Pool will begin its 2015 summer season on Saturday, May 30, in conjunction with the community’s Spring Fest.
White Salmon Mayor David Poucher will face opposition for re-election once again and, once again, his opponent is a sitting member of the City Council.
Community members involved in local businesses, chambers, and organizations gathered Tuesday, May 12, for the Children and Community Connections Summit held at the Columbia High School library.
Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill May 6 aimed at helping voters better understand the fiscal impacts of a ballot measure before they vote.
White Salmon residents who live along NW Lincoln Street have lodged their objections to a 5-mile-per-hour increase in the speed limit that went into effect late last month.
A three-judge panel of the state Court of Appeals, Division 3, ruled last week that Klickitat County PUD “is subject to a civil action to recover fire suppression costs” under Washington’s fire cost recovery statute.