Amber Marra

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CHS principal leaving at end of school year

When the Columbia High School class of 2014 crosses the stage at graduation at the end of the school year and they prepare to leave the high school forever, they’ll be followed by Principal Troy Whittle, who is set to take another job as of June 30.

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Growth leads to expansion at Little Oak Montessori

Big things are happening for Little Oak Montessori School in White Salmon.

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Cascade Mountain School offers two community days

Cascade Mountain School wants to take members of the community on a walk on the wild side.

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Sunday evening fire leaves two Lyle residents homeless

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.

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Bingen makes moves on ATV-use ordinance

Bingen residents would be able to ride all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) on roads within the city with speed limits less than 35 miles per hour if the city council passes an ordinance it began examining at a meeting last Tuesday night.

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Security, tax base concerns lead Lyle School Board to restrict Cherry Orchard access

Hikers wishing to access The Friends of the Columbia River Gorge-owned Lyle Cherry Orchard property can no longer reach the trail via Lyle High School following a decision by the school board.

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Local jr motocross riders finish first season on high note

Jace and Danner Greenwood, 9 and 7, of Husum, both earned spots on the XTC Racing Team after their first season of racing motocross. The boys will be fundraising for their upcoming spring and summer seasons on May 3.

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Local Rotary exchange student excels at Junior National XC championships

A Finnish exchange student through the White Salmon-Bingen Rotary pulled off a shining performance at the 2014 Cross Country Skiing Junior National Championships in Stowe, Vt. in early March.

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WSV Schools to modify tobacco policy, prohibit e-cigarettes on campus

The White Salmon Valley School District is taking steps to keep electronic cigarettes and smoking devices off of school property.

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Two high-speed chases in two days end in crashes

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.

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