While he is a supporter of President Donald J. Trump’s immigration and deportation policies, Klickitat County Sheriff Bob Songer said federal enforcement agents have not contacted him about KCSO’s possible participation in their nationwide immigration enforcement emphasis.
In a 3-2 split, the White Salmon City Council voted down a motion to adopt Mayor David Poucher’s proposed declaration of diversity and inclusiveness.
It was a good news, bad news kind of meeting for Klickitat County Emergency Medical Services District No. 1’s board of directors.
Probably the most marked improvement in Columbia High’s varsity baseball team this year will be in its pitching staff.
Hecomovich Field was almost snow-free on Monday. But, it snowed on Tuesday, so the field once again got some unwanted moisture.
Our Congressional Representative, Jaime Herrera Beutler, declined to hold town hall meetings during last week’s Presidents’ Day recess. She found time, however, to hold a closed-to-the-public gathering at swanky Skamania Lodge in Stevenson last Wednesday.
Columbia High’s boys wrestling program posted its best state tournament performance since 2009, scoring two medals and a top-25 finish in the team standings.
Klickitat County received 36 applications late last year for the vacant position of veteran services officer. The county’s choice, William Smith, of Trout Lake, has been on the job since Dec. 5, 2016.
Columbia High’s boys basketball team got its long-awaited matchup with 1A Trico-leading Kings’ Way here last Thursday.
Kathirin Hylton scored 14 points and Keylarae Manly and Drew Harmon each had 12 here last Thursday to lead Columbia High to its second 1A Trico League victory of the season.
White Salmon’s swimming pool project has moved into a new phase: estimating the cost of building the pool design selected by the City Council on Jan. 4.
White Salmon’s administrative and clerical staff will begin moving their departments back into the City Hall building at 100 N Main Ave. on Friday, Jan. 20.
Columbia High’s boys varsity basketball team got a much-needed win here last Thursday in a competitive matchup with Goldendale.
Year’s end is a time for reflection on the work that has been done and the work that remains unfinished. It’s true for individuals and businesses, and for governments at all levels.
CHS boys varsity basketball finished the first week of the 2016-17 season 1-1, thanks to a 60-35 non-league victory over Lyle/-Wishram here last Friday.
Following levy defeat
The Mt. Adams Park and Recreation District’s four remaining commissioners have elected to take their case for funding to the Klickitat County Board of Com-missioners, in the aftermath of the district’s third levy defeat in six years.
The decision on where the Police Department will be housed belongs to the mayor, as the chief executive of the city, not the City Council.
For the first time, both Columbia High cross country teams posted top-10 finishes at the same state meet.
The majority of Klickitat County voters cast ballots for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, according to Tuesday’s preliminary General Election returns.
Columbia High volleyball nailed down the 1A Trico League’s No. 4 seed in this week’s Southwest District tournament by sweeping a tiebreaker against Seton Prep last Saturday, in Stevenson.
Columbia High broke out of a two-game slump in a big way last Friday to clinch its first Southwest District playoff berth since 2013.
Four top-10 finishes last Saturday at the Southwest District 1A cross country championships propelled the Columbia High boys team to its second title in three years and another state berth.
The 2016 football season for Columbia High has come down to one game.
All seven varsity runners on Columbia High’s boys cross country team produced personal-record times last Wednesday as the Bruins won their third-straight 1A Trico League championship.
Trout Lake boys soccer ended an otherwise successful week last Saturday with a 5-3 loss at home to Oregon 3A school De La Salle, of Portland.
It was one last cross country meet for old times sake last Wednesday.
Lyle/Wishram/Klickitat scored on the opening drive of last Saturday’s 2B Eastern Washington Athletic Conference game against undefeated Kittitas, in Lyle.
The state Recreation and Conservation Funding Board recently announced its preliminary project ranking for 2017-19 Land and Water Conservation Fund grants, and the City of White Salmon’s new swimming pool came in 13th out of 22 applications.
Dominant. Efficient. Those words best described Columbia High’s performance in its season-opening football victory over Goldendale here last Friday.
There will be one contested race for Klickitat County Commissioner this year after all.
The effort to contain three fires in southeastern Washington farm country last month included fire crews from Klickitat County.
On White Salmon River
If you remove it, they will come. That was the expectation among fish scientists as they contemplated the removal of the Condit Hydroelectric Project from the lower White Salmon River prior to the fall of 2011.
It was a warm and windy Saturday afternoon on which the agitated husband yelled at the first emergency medical responder to arrive at the scene of the car-bus accident. His wife, who was driving, got ejected from the driver’s seat and came to rest on her back, just outside the open door.
The City of White Salmon’s effort to secure a long-term source of drinking water for its customers got a boost in May.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
For the first time since 2007, the WIAA’s Class 1A boys soccer Group of 16 will not include Columbia High.
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.
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.
Fire District No. 3’s new brush engine, ordered in September 2015, arrived well ahead of the upcoming fire season.
The consulting engineer preparing a swimming pool feasibility study for the City of White Salmon told the City Council last week that the Whitson Elementary School carpark site is a feasible location for a swimming pool.
Columbia High baseball’s chance of making the district playoffs in 2016 took a hit in last week’s 1A Trico League series against La Center.
On 30th anniversary of his death
April 17, 2016. Late Klickitat County Deputy Sheriff Michael J. McNabb would be in his third decade of law enforcement in the county. At 56, he might have already achieved his goal of be-coming sheriff of the county in which he grew up and returned to in 1981 after completing his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, with an emphasis on law enforcement.
For Glenwood Valley
Klickitat County’s Board of Commissioners is bringing suit in federal district court against the U.S. Department of the Interior and Bureau of Indian Affairs, seeking a determination that the Glenwood Valley is not part of the Yakama Nation Reservation.
School buildings once new deteriorate with age without ongoing maintenance. School programs can’t expand their offerings to students without continual upgrades in instructional materials and technology.
During spring wildflower season in the Columbia Gorge, the Dog Mountain Trail traversing public lands in Skamania County is one of the most trekked.