Sverre Bakke

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Amy Kasenga taking her leave from soccer program she built

The day after her final match as Columbia High’s girls soccer coach, Amy Kasenga was still processing the emotions that come from letting go of something she has built from the ground up over a 13-year career.

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KPUD Board looking at two-stage electric rate hike

Klickitat County PUD commissioners will be presented KPUD staff’s recommendation for a two-stage retail electric rate increase in 2016 during public hearings the first part of next week.

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BIA shocks KPUD with $65M fire damage claim

In an Oct. 21 letter to the president of Klickitat County PUD’s board of commissioners, the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs Yakama Agency issued a demand for payment of more than $65 million for calculated losses due to the Mile Marker 28 Fire of July 2013.

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L/W volleyball survives elimination to net its first-ever state berth

A lot of time has passed since a team from Lyle last played in a state volleyball tournament — 14 years, to be exact.

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Scope of work changes for pool study, as more potential sites identified

The feasibility study for a new White Salmon swimming pool has taken a turn in a different direction concerning location.

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Clallam Bay tops Lyle/Wishram in 8-man play-in game

Lyle/Wishram’s comeback from a 24-point halftime deficit fell short last Friday as visiting Clallam Bay held on for a 54-38 victory in a WIAA 1B football tournament play-in game.

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Columbia High XC teams going back to state

Columbia High’s girls and boys cross country teams are going back to the WIAA 1A state meet in Pasco this Saturday.

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CHS volleyball wins thriller in finale for its five seniors

Columbia High gutted out a five-set Senior Night victory over Castle Rock here on Oct. 27 to end its season with a two-match winning streak.

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Local man sues county, DSHS for negligent investigation

A White Salmon man is suing the Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office, the state Department of Social and Health Services, and a DSHS employee for negligence in their conduct of an investigation of alleged child sexual abuse in December 2012.

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CHS football gets first Trico victory; Stevenson’s up next

Columbia High snapped a three-game Trico League losing streak last Friday for its first league win: a 42-6 victory over Seton Catholic, in Camas.

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