WS librarian checks out after 22 years
After steering the White Salmon Valley Community Library (WSVCL) for 22 years, branch manager and community librarian Jennifer Hull announced this month she will be taking on her next grand voyage: retirement.
Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) delivered its preferred design solution for Carson’s Wind River Road and SR 14 intersection: a roundabout.
State Route 14’s growing collection of potholes has routine drivers more than shaken up over the road’s poor condition.
The Underwood Community Gardens begins its fifth year with exciting plans for community gardening as well as various workshops and presentations – both on-site and off-site. All are open to the general public.
This year’s Book Sale hosted by the Friends of the White Salmon Valley Community Library will be extended by one full day to a three-day sale rather than the two day sale of years past.
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In Stevenson-Carson area
Drivers will soon notice new speed limit signs on State Route 14 east of Stevenson.
Klickitat County’s Emergency Management Services District 1 responders may have set a record for calls received during the month of January.
The Klickitat and Skamania public utility districts both experienced widespread power outages during last week’s barrage of ice and snow.
This winter has been rough on White Salmon Valley School District. Last week, students attended school for two days, Thursday and Friday, both days had two-hour delays.
Inclement weather, ice deluges, unplowed roads — there’s a lot getting in the way of mail carriers trying to deliver parcels and letters.
The Next Door’s annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake event benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Gorge is right around the corner. The fun takes place on Saturday, March 11, at Orchard Lanes in Hood River.
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.
Commuters zipping past the Dock Grade hill on State Route 14 may have noticed the little mystery cottage adjacent to the power station. This year will be its last.
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.