Sverre Bakke

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Twenty-six Bruins qualify for district track and field meet

Twenty-six Columbia High track and field athletes will give it their best on Friday in their attempts to qualify for next weekend’s WIAA championships.

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Sitting councilor files challenge to incumbent WS mayor

White Salmon Mayor David Poucher will face opposition for re-election once again and, once again, his opponent is a sitting member of the City Council.

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CHS boys soccer nets first home state playoff match

Columbia High received a handsome reward for finishing second in the Southwest District 1A boys soccer tournament last weekend: An opening-round match of the state tournament on its home pitch.

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Lincoln Street speed limit hike draws objections

White Salmon residents who live along NW Lincoln Street have lodged their objections to a 5-mile-per-hour increase in the speed limit that went into effect late last month.

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Court of Appeals finds Klickitat County PUD subject to state’s fire cost recovery statute

A three-judge panel of the state Court of Appeals, Division 3, ruled last week that Klickitat County PUD “is subject to a civil action to recover fire suppression costs” under Washington’s fire cost recovery statute.

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CHS baseball looking to secure Trico League’s No. 3 district seed

Columbia High must win two of three games against Kalama this week to lock up the No. 3 seed in next week’s Southwest District Class 1A Baseball Tournament.

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KPUD proposing to raise rates 9%

Klickitat PUD is considering a 9% across-the-board electric rate hike, effective in June, because its renewable energy projects are not generating enough revenue to subsidize local electric rates anymore.

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Revise or repeal Husum/BZ plan, but for different reasons

The Klickitat County Board of Commissioners heard a lot of testimony about what to do with the 2012 Husum-BZ Corner Sub-Area Plan and Zoning Update during its hour-and-a-half public hearing last Thursday at the Pioneer Center that was attended by nearly 90 people.

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WS amends speed limits around city park

The White Salmon City Council took up speed limits and parking issues during its April 15 meeting, and adopted ordinances that will affect certain areas in the city limits.

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Despite draw with United, CHS soccer holds onto Trico lead

With two wins and a draw last week, Columbia High retained its hold on first place in 1A Trico League boys soccer standings.

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