Warning – danger thin ice. Public Safety Officials throughout the Columbia River Gorge would like to remind everyone about the dangers of our frozen lakes, rivers, and ponds.
Icy conditions made a mess for Skamania County Fire Department District No. 3, with mutual aid from Klickitat County Fire District No. 3, White Salmon Fire Department, and Bingen Fire Department, when they responded to a house fire off Wess Road in Underwood.
After sending two promising applicants to the Police academy this summer, only one has made the cut to join the Bingen-White Salmon Police Department.
Law enforcement agencies across the state are participating in extra patrols aimed at getting DUI drivers off the roads over this holiday season from Dec. 15 to Jan. 1.
When he graduated from Washougal High School in 1986, Wesley Long’s career plan was the same as many graduates in that part of Clark County: hook on at the paper mill in Camas and try to keep moving up to jobs with higher pay and more responsibility.
Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday proclaimed a state of emergency for 20 counties in response to multiple wildfires in Eastern Washington threatening homes, businesses, public infrastructure and natural resources. Inslee toured the Spokane-area fires Tuesday morning.
With the arrival this week of the most dangerous fire weather of the year, Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark expanded the statewide burn ban effective Aug. 17 to prohibit all campfires on DNR-protected lands through Sept. 30.
The effort to contain three fires in southeastern Washington farm country last month included fire crews from Klickitat County.
The Bingen–White Salmon Police Department expanded last month, with the addition of two new police officers.
Traffic was routed around State Route 141A Tuesday morning following a log truck accident which blocked both lanes of travel.
Firefighting aircraft at Dallesport’s Columbia Gorge Regional Airport are here to stay for the 2016 fire season.
Fire District No. 3’s new brush engine, ordered in September 2015, arrived well ahead of the upcoming fire season.
Klickitat County’s Sheriff and his deputies made their presence known in Glenwood on Tuesday, April 19, with extra officers in the area showing support for the residents of Glenwood.
Smoke and flames rose into the sky on April 7, west of Glenwood, as the Mt. Adams Resource Stewards ignited a controlled burn on a portion of the Mt. Adams Community Forest.
Klickitat County Commissioners, Prosecutor David Quesnel and Sheriff Bob Songer have been meeting over several months now with the BIA, Yakama Nation representatives, Yakama Tribal Police, an assistant US Attorney, Yakima County Sheriff, the Yakima County Prosecutor, police chiefs from Union Gap, Wapato and Toppenish, along with the FBI and other officials in regards to retrocession.
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