In this final installment of our conversation with candidates for positions on the White Salmon City Council, the candidates turn their attention to consolidation with Bingen and the subject of philosophy on the role of local government in relation to its citizenry.
The non-partisan, five-member White Salmon City Council will comprise a majority of newcomers in the next term.
About 50 local residents showed up at the Dallesport Community Center Monday evening to discuss a possible tribal housing project that could be built in the community.
In response to a changing energy market, Klickitat County PUD is moving quickly on a project that will transform its Roosevelt Regional Landfill biogas-to-energy plant into a renewable natural gas production facility.
The White Salmon City Council is scrapping the city’s back-in parking policy on the south side of the E Jewett business district.
On the menu for White Salmon and Bingen city councils at the end of this month is a discussion on whether to merge the two cities, but not everyone sitting at the discussion table will be putting in an order for the consolidation of the municipalities.
Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler will be hosting a live telephone town hall on May 9 at 6:00pm.
Bingen’s City Council, once lacking members, is now at full capacity with five occupied seats after the recent swearing in of the council’s newest member: Ryan O’Connor.
Chase Green, a student at Klickitat High School, recently served as a page in the Washington State House of Representatives. He was sponsored by Rep. Norm Johnson, R-Yakima.
Bingen City Councilors called for Klickitat County Sheriff Bob Songer to remove his signs denouncing illegal drug users and sellers last week during the council’s Tuesday meeting.
After two years of banning new and existing marijuana businesses from expanding, the Klickitat Planning Commission needs more time.
While he is a supporter of President Donald J. Trump’s immigration and deportation policies, Klickitat County Sheriff Bob Songer said federal enforcement agents have not contacted him about KCSO’s possible participation in their nationwide immigration enforcement emphasis.
White Salmon’s administrative and clerical staff will begin moving their departments back into the City Hall building at 100 N Main Ave. on Friday, Jan. 20.
The three-year-old issue of moving the Police Department downtown is still pushing the wrong buttons for some residents of the Bingen-White Salmon, and greater surrounding areas.
Year’s end is a time for reflection on the work that has been done and the work that remains unfinished. It’s true for individuals and businesses, and for governments at all levels.