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Dallesport Highway crash under investigation

An accident that occurred Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of Dallesport Highway and Garden Lane sent four people to the hospital.

Accident near Dog Mountain Trailhead Saturday results in two dead

Skamania County EMS and Rescue (SCEMS) responded for a reported motor vehicle collision on Saturday, Feb. 21 at 11:42 am that resulted in the deaths of two West Linn High School students.

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Survey says: Walkers, bikers want more options

The results of a survey concerning walking and biking routes in White Salmon point to a need for further options outside of the current loop on State Highway 141.

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Federal report: State snowpack is 39 percent below normal

An unusually warm, dry January slowed snowpack accumulation in much of the West, according to data from the second 2015 forecast put together by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Water and Climate Center (NWCC).

Klickitat County, Gorge Commission sign planning pact

In a historic agreement — nearly 18 months in the making — Klickitat County will devote planning staff time to help the Gorge Commission process land use applications within its borders.

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4-H lambs OK in city, WSCC says

Five days from today, 4-Hers can buy licenses to keep project lambs for a limited period of the year in the city limits of White Salmon.

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Trout Lake, Lyle districts seeking voter approval of school levies

Tuesday, Feb. 10, is election day in the Trout Lake and Lyle school districts, as each is seeking voter approval of a two-year replacement levy to pay maintenance and operations not covered by state basic education funding.

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Husum Hills Golf Course to close May 1

After a half of a century, western Klickitat County’s premier golf course is set to close this spring.

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White Salmon Council gets first update on pool feasibility study

The swimming pool feasibility study the City of White Salmon initiated last fall is still in the information-gathering stage, according to the engineer conducting the study.

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KPUD studying feasibility of hydroelectric pumped storage facility by John Day Dam

Klickitat PUD will be holding three public meetings on Feb. 3 to discuss its latest power generation initiative, the closed-loop John Day Pool Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Project, which is currently being developed under a preliminary permit from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

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Sign-ups for aid to remove dead pine trees end Jan. 31

The Underwood Conservation District is continuing to offer the opportunity for landowners who remove pine trees killed by the California fivespined ips to be partially reimbursed through late February as long as they sign up by the end of January.

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Is White Salmon going baa-baa for lambs?

The White Salmon City Council last Wednesday gave every indication that it is going to amend its Animal Ordinance to allow residents to keep project lambs for a limited period of time during the year.

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WSV Schools navigating multiple state, federal inititatives this year; assessment forum Jan. 21

As the transition into a new year occurs, the White Salmon Valley School District continues to work through a series of complicated and time consuming state and federal initiatives aimed at improving schools, students, teachers, and administrators.

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After nine terms, county’s longest-serving elected official looking forward to retirement

Thirty-seven years ago, Robert (Bob) Weisfield was 31 years old and spending long days on his mother-in-law’s ranch seven miles up the Snowden Road out of Lyle. His responsibilities included caring for the farm’s livestock: primarily beef cattle, though the farm was phasing into rearing weaner pigs and butcher hogs.

White Salmon files complaint to recoup safety expenditures

The White Salmon City Council is seeking to recover the city’s costs for mitigating a public safety hazard on private property at the corner of W Jewett and S Garfield.

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