For the second time in four years, the state Department of Natural Resources is holding Public Utility District No. 1 of Klickitat County responsible for a wildfire it alleges was started when a tree came into contact with a KPUD power line.
A Toppenish, Wash. woman is dead after driving her car into the Columbia River Monday night, according to a report by the Klickitat County Sheriff's Office.
A stun gun was used on a 22-year-old White Salmon man after he became combative with police and paramedics following a bike accident in town last week, according to police reports.
Klickitat County Sheriff Rick McComas will officially retire from his position on June 30, according to a letter submitted to the Klickitat County Board of Commissioners.
Law enforcement officers from across the Columbia River Gorge and members of the Bingen and White Salmon community gathered at Fireman’s Park last week to honor those who protect, serve, and some who have made the ultimate sacrifice to do so.
Multiple fire agencies responded to a fire that broke out Monday morning at 61 Ternahan Road in Underwood.
A swarm of officers were on the lookout for those who commit stop-paddle violations in the White Salmon and Husum area last week as part of Operation S.A.F.E.
On injury has been reported as a result of a hazardous material spill near Church Street in White Salmon on Monday.
A “smoldering cigarette” has been pegged as the cause of a fire that left a Lyle mother and her son without a home on Sunday.
Former police officer pleads guilty to lying under oath, falsifying record; sentenced to community service
A former Bingen-White Salmon police officer accused of doctoring an official police report and obtaining a search warrant under false pretenses has been sentenced to perform 30 days of supervised community service and pay $1,700 in court fees and restitution over the next 24 months as punishment for his crimes.
A case of a suspected stolen vehicle turned into a high-speed escape attempt last Thursday afternoon and ended south of Trout Lake when the driver of the suspect vehicle crashed it into an informational sign at the intersection of State Route 141 and Warner Road.
Here’s the situation: A fire that started on the railroad tracks south of State Route 14, between Dock Grade and the White Salmon River, has jumped the highway and is now working its way up the White Salmon bluff toward numerous homes. Are local emergency responders ready to work together to take on such a major event?
A pair of veteran law enforcers who have nearly 70 years of combined law enforcement experience have entered a wide-open race that will determine who will be Klickitat County’s next sheriff.
Roads throughout the Columbia River Gorge were impacted by multiple landslides — some serious —late last week and into the weekend.
Slippery road conditions caused by snow and ice led to this early morning head-on collision on State Route 141 north of White Salmon, near milepost 3.5.
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