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B-WSPD says Jewett parking grace period ending Aug. 1

Before the Bingen-White Salmon Police Department starts issuing citations for illegal parking on the south side of downtown Jewett Boulevard next month, Police Chief Tracy Wyckoff is hoping motorists will have adapted to the city’s new back-in angle parking policy.

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Nightime paving of SR 14 starting here next Tuesday

The paving of State Route 14 through Bingen, White Salmon, and Stevenson starts next Tuesday night, July 5, near the turnoff for SR 141 Alternate (the Underwood Cut-off).

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WSDOT moving quickly to repair damage to SR 14

A series of unfortunate events surrounding State Route 14 in the Columbia Gorge is leading the Washington State Department of Transportation to schedule a contractor to come in and repair damage to the roadway.

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Back-in parking coming to south side of Jewett

Back-in parking will soon be the norm on the south side of Jewett Boulevard in downtown White Salmon. The City Council unanimously passed an amendment to the parking code on June 1 that calls for back-in parking on Jewett’s south side between S 1st Avenue and the entrance to the Hi-School Pharmacy and Ace Hardware carpark.

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Only five from CHS going to state 1A meet

Fourth places. Bruins Coach Doug Miller made the words sound like an epithet when he spoke them early last Thursday evening at the Southwest District 1A Track and Field Championships.

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WS withdraws notice of violation to RV park

After hearing arguments against from the former and current owner of Bridge RV Park last Wednesday, the City of White Salmon backed off the notice of violation it had issued to the park for a failure to connect to the city’s sewer system.

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Penalty kick in OT ends CHS soccer’s state streak

For the first time since 2007, the WIAA’s Class 1A boys soccer Group of 16 will not include Columbia High.

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CHS soccer opens district play today in Montesano

Columbia High takes on Tuesday’s winner between Elma and La Center today at 5 p.m. in Montesano, in the first of two Southwest District Class 1A Boys Soccer Tournament semifinals.

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White Salmon submits shoreline plan for formal review

White Salmon doesn’t have much in the way of shorelines of statewide significance, but the city is still required by the Washington Department of Ecology to have a plan for managing what it has.

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Fire District 3’s new brush truck is red hot and rolling

Fire District No. 3’s new brush engine, ordered in September 2015, arrived well ahead of the upcoming fire season.

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