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Amber Marra

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‘Out of this world’: Vic Wild speaks about gold medals, growing up, and moving away

The last few weeks have been busy for Vic Wild. Winning two gold medals in the span of four days during the winter Olympics in Russia in the men’s Parallel Giant Slalom and Parallel Slalom, closing ceremonies, and the wave of media attention directed at the first American-born athlete to compete for Russia has led Wild to refer to it all as “the busiest time of my life.”

March 6, 2014 noon read more..

Survey favors more trails; residents question results

The results of a survey aimed at evaluating local interest in an expanded non-motorized trail system on the Lyle Cherry Orchard property show that a little more than half of Lyle residents who responded support more trails in the area.

January 30, 2014 noon read more..

Pot growers, processors sifting through logistics of licensing, compliance

There are hundreds of potential entrepreneurs taking advantage of the new Initiative 502 that passed last December making the recreational sale and use of marijuana legal for adults throughout the state, but in Klickitat County there have been 13 applications to produce, 11 to process, and four to sell it in a free and fair market, the waters of which have thus far been untested from a regulatory point of view until now.

January 2, 2014 noon read more..

Photo: Welcoming Dr. Roscoe's Bicycle Repair

Justin Black, owner of Dr. Roscoe's Holistic Bike Repair, cuts the ribbon officially opening his shop at 209 W. Steuben Street in Bingen with his wife, Kate Black; daughter, Lynette, 7; nephew, and Dylan, 4.

December 19, 2013 noon read more..

Lyle residents air grievances over GT2T proposal

A torrent of opposition to the Gorge Towns to Trails (GT2T) project became apparent at a recent emergency Lyle community meeting when residents voiced concerns and displeasure regarding the proposal led by Friends of the Columbia Gorge.

December 12, 2013 noon read more..

WS considering city-run marijuana shop

Concerns regarding cost and community impact bubbled to the surface of a special meeting of the White Salmon City Council focused on potentially seeking a license to open a retail marijuana shop.

October 31, 2013 noon read more..

CHS Homecoming Parade 2013

The Columbia High School Homecoming Parade went off without a hitch on Thursday when the Bruins took to the streets of White Salmon.

October 24, 2013 noon read more..


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