Jobs continued climbing in August, while unemployment rate inched up

Washington added jobs for the 11th straight month in August, gaining a seasonally adjusted estimate of 5,300 jobs, according to the latest monthly report from the Employment Security Department.

Tribes demand state and federal responses to fish consumption advisories issued for the Columbia

Provoked by increasing health risks to their vulnerable high fish-consuming population, tribal leaders are calling for prompt state and federal responses to Monday’s announcement of fish consumption advisories for the Columbia River by Washington and Oregon state health authorities.

Gorge Commission seeking public comment on proposed work plan

The Columbia River Gorge Commission is accepting public comment on a draft two-year work plan prior to taking action on the proposal at its Oct. 9 meeting in Vancouver

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White Salmon considering three annexation proposals

City of White Salmon administrative staff is studying three citizen-initiated annexation proposals to determine their impacts and whether the city should accept them for processing.

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With Aerovel, McGeer tries for civilian unmanned aircraft application

Upon walking into the expansive wooden home off of Oak Ridge Road in Husum, an unexpected site awaits.

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Gas tanks removed from Feast in time for last Farmers' Market

Contractors lifted an enormous gas tank out of the ground near Feast Natural Market and Delicatessen last Friday.

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Aging gas tanks removed from Feast property

Contractors dug a large hole to remove an enormous gas tank near Feast Natural Market and Delicatessen last Thursday.

Weekly gas update

Average retail gasoline prices in Washington have fallen 5.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.73 per gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,666 gas outlets in Washington.

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County's salmon panel recommends four of five projects for full funding

The citizens committee charged with reviewing and prioritizing salmon recovery and habitat enhancement projects in Klickitat County for state funding had more projects than it had money for during its recently completed 2013 rankings.

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Sister companies take care of “computer nerd whatchamacallit stuff”

For Ryan Kreps, of RADCOMP Technologies, and Holly Cate, of Holly Cate Consulting, the path to success has been one and the same.

Port District seeking to lift levy lid again

The board of commissioners of Klickitat County Port District No. 1 has decided to try again to obtain voter approval of an increase in the district’s property tax levy rate.

Interpretive Center Museum plans 18th anniversary party

Staff and volunteers at the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum in Stevenson have announced a packed schedule for the museum’s 18th anniversary party Saturday, May 18.