Last Thursday, March 19, was the 102nd birthday of the Washington State Parks System...
Is a riverfront park in White Salmon's future?
The third time was not at all charming for Columbia High’s girls basketball team in its Southwest District 1A game last Thursday against Trico League co-champion Kalama.
The possibility of a drought this summer is very much on the minds of White Salmon water managers.
Lyle/Wishram and Bickleton girls basketball teams were scheduled to meet Tuesday night in Goldendale to determine which would be the Yakima Valley District’s No. 2 seed in Feb. 20 regional play-in games.
Sub-regional champion Catalina Suarez will lead a four-member Columbia High contingent into this Saturday's WIAA Region IV Girls Wrestling Tournament in Kelso.
Five days from today, 4-Hers can buy licenses to keep project lambs for a limited period of the year in the city limits of White Salmon.
Tuesday, Feb. 10, is election day in the Trout Lake and Lyle school districts, as each is seeking voter approval of a two-year replacement levy to pay maintenance and operations not covered by state basic education funding.
The swimming pool feasibility study the City of White Salmon initiated last fall is still in the information-gathering stage, according to the engineer conducting the study.
Klickitat PUD will be holding three public meetings on Feb. 3 to discuss its latest power generation initiative, the closed-loop John Day Pool Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Project, which is currently being developed under a preliminary permit from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).
Columbia High’s boys varsity basketball team played one its best games of the season here on Monday night. The result was CHS’s first 1A Trico League victory of the season, 57-42, over Seton Catholic of Vancouver.
The White Salmon City Council last Wednesday gave every indication that it is going to amend its Animal Ordinance to allow residents to keep project lambs for a limited period of time during the year.
Kayla McClain scored a season-high 12 points and Morgan Vasquez had 11 to help Columbia High’s girls varsity basketball team defeat Ridgefield, 48-31, in non-league play here last Saturday.
Twelve games. That’s how many games the Columbia High boys varsity basketball team played between Dec. 3 and Jan. 3.
The Columbia High girls varsity basketball team is off to one of its best starts ever.
Thirty-seven years ago, Robert (Bob) Weisfield was 31 years old and spending long days on his mother-in-law’s ranch seven miles up the Snowden Road out of Lyle. His responsibilities included caring for the farm’s livestock: primarily beef cattle, though the farm was phasing into rearing weaner pigs and butcher hogs.
The White Salmon City Council is seeking to recover the city’s costs for mitigating a public safety hazard on private property at the corner of W Jewett and S Garfield.
Until you attend a major cross country event like the 1A Trico League championships, you can’t fully appreciate and understand the passion long-distance runners have for their sport. That passion also flows from their coaches and parents in the form of encouragement as the runner make their way around a 5-kilometer course that may be flat and fast on a perfect day for running, or hilly and grueling on a day the rain is as relentless as each runner’s commitment to finish.
A unanimous White Salmon City Council last Wednesday voted down a motion to continue a water charge waiver for a residence at 182 S Dock Grade Rd. that has been the subject of much discussion since it became an issue again last summer.
Klickitat/Glenwood survived elimination last Friday night at the WIAA 1B volleyball tournament thanks to a five-set victory over Provi-dence Classical of Kirkland.
Roads throughout the county, including Spring Street in White Salmon where this truck slid partially over an embankment, were extremely slippery throughout the day last Thursday and prompted the closing of most Gorge area schools.
No regrets were spoken on the Lyle/Wishram sideline as the last few minutes of last Friday’s WIAA 1B football tournament game wound down.
Chants of “On to State” echoed in White Salmon’s Miller Gym last Saturday as Sunnyside Christian and Klickitat/Glenwood clinch-ed the Yakima Valley District’s two berths in the 2014 WIAA 1B Volleyball Champ-ionship.
Columbia High’s boys cross country team left everything they had on the hilly Sun Willows Golf Course last Saturday on its way to an 11th-place finish in the 2014 WIAA 1A Championship in Pasco.
There likely will be no commercial development within the Heritage Plaza Park and Ride facility in lower White Salmon, next to State Route 14.
Now that’s an encore. Following on the heels of its first Trico League championship since 1996, Columbia High’s boys cross country team hoisted its first South-west District first-place trophy since 1996, following the 1A meet last Saturday on the Lewis River Golf Course in Woodland.
Months — and in one case more than a year — of campaigning for candidates seeking elective public offices came to a head Tuesday night, as the 2014 General Election ballots of thousands of Klickitat County residents were tabulated by the Auditor’s Office.
Senior quarterback Tanner Rabinowitz’s unconcealable smile as he crossed the goal line and White Salmon Valley Schools Supt. Jerry Lewis’s jump for joy along the home team’s sideline told everyone at last Friday’s regular-season finale all they needed to know.
On a rainy, dreary Wednesday afternoon in late October, Columbia High’s boys cross country team won the program’s first Trico League championship since 1996.
For the first time at home this season, Columbia High’s football team lined up in the victory formation.
An investigation of Klickitat County Commissioner David Sauter’s travel expenditures and cell phone and Internet usage discovered “no specific violations of law.”
Drive-killing turnovers for Columbia High and big-play touchdowns for Castle Rock were the competing story lines of last Friday’s 1A Trico League showdown in Castle Rock.
Incumbent Bob Anderson, a Republican, is seeking re-election to a second 4-year term on the Skamania County Board of Commissioners. He is being opposed by Democrat Robert (Bob) Hamlin in the Nov. 4 General Election.
With victories in its three remaining 1A Trico League schedule, Columbia High’s girls soccer team can lock up a berth in this year’s South-west District playoffs for state tournament seeding.
The White Salmon City Council has elected to issue a request for proposals for potential leasing of property within the Heritage Plaza park-and-ride facility off State Route 14.
Columbia High’s strategy of running in packs during its cross country meets paid dividends last Wednesday.
Skamania County’s Board of Commissioners unanimously took the bold step on Oct. 7 of declaring a state of emergency in the county “due to unhealthy national forest conditions, yearly threat to catastrophic fires, and, minimal county government, schools and emergency services.”
This week The Enterprise turns its attention to the race for Skamania County Public Utility District Commissioner for District No. 3, the utility district’s eastern-most district, which includes the communities of Underwood, Mill A, Willard, Cook, Home Valley, and Carson.
After four non-conference games and playing the last three weeks away, Columbia High, at 3-1, was returning home and itching to play a 1A Trico League football opponent.
Seniors Corbin Steffy and Juan Rico each scored two goals to lead Trout Lake to a 7-2 boys soccer victory over visiting Moses Lake Christian last Friday.
More than 13,000 Klickitat County voters will have a choice in the election for County Prosecutor on their Nov. 4 General Election ballots, between incumbent Lori Hoctor and challenger David Quesnel.
The two-man race for Klickitat County Commissioner District 2 is heading into the home stretch. After going head-to-head as the only candidates in the Primary Election, two-term incumbent David Sauter of Lyle and first-time challenger Michael Richard of High Prairie will go at it one final time in the Nov. 4 General Election.
Voters in Klickitat County will find the race for Klickitat County Public Utility District Commissioner, Dis-trict No. 2, on their Nov. 4 General Election ballots. The candidates for the position are incumbent Dan Gunkel of Goldendale and first-time candidate Sherry Carver of Goldendale.
Klickitat County’s prosecutor and sheriff jointly have asked the Washington State Patrol and the state Attorney General’s office to investigate three citizen complaints against two county elected officials and certain county employees.
The election for Klickitat County Assessor pits first-term incumbent Darlene Johnson of White Salmon against first-time candidate for elective office Crista Schroder of Goldendale. The two went head-to-head as the only candidates in the Primary Election and will face off again in the Nov. 4 Primary Election.
Robert L. (Bob) Songer Sr., Republican candidate for Klickitat County Sheriff, has been in law enforcement most of his adult life, save for a period between 1995 and 2000, when he was between jobs.
Editors note: This Q&A with the candidates for Klickitat County Sheriff ran in March 2014, but given the upcoming election The Enterprise chose to run the story once more online. Ballots are set to be distributed in October.
The field of candidates for the non-partisan office of Klickitat County West District Court Judge comprises two first-time candidates for the position. Jeff Baker of Trout Lake and Dave Brown of White Salmon are seeking to replace retiring nine-term West District Court Judge Robert (Bob) Weisfield.
Lyle/Wishram scored 44 unanswered points in the third quarter last Friday on its way to a 64-22 victory over visiting Twin Valley.