The Central Gorge Master Gardener Association presented its annual awards to two Master Gardeners at its annual meeting on Aug. 8.
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The White Salmon-Bingen Rotary Club is working to repair the play area behind the Washington Gorge Action Programs’ Community Youth Center on E Jewett Boulevard.
The annual Mid Columbia Community Choir Christmas Cantata rehearsals are set for Thursday evenings, beginning on Sept. 12 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Seventh Day Adventist Church on NE Tohomish Street in White Salmon.
According to preliminary data received by NOAA’s National Weather Service in Pendleton, Ore., temperatures at the Mt. Adams Ranger Station averaged colder than normal during the month of July.
The Area Agency on Aging & Disabilities of Southwest Washington (AAADSW) and its Advisory Council invite all interested parties to attend the 2020-2023 Area Plan Public Meeting for Aging and Disability Services.
The Klickitat Chapter of Trout Unlim-ited just received a donation of 10 Quest Fly rod outfits from @LLBean to support its chapter’s youth/veterans fishing and casting events.
On Saturday, Aug. 3, the newest three-mile segment of the Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail from Gorton Creek to Lindsey Creek will be dedicated.
August is one of my favorite months for viewing the night sky. Darkness comes a bit earlier, nights are warm, and the summer Milky Way is high overhead. This summer we’ll have the bright planets Jupiter and Saturn in the southern evening sky, one on each side of the Milky Way. August is summ…
Since the late 19th century artists have worked outdoors – or en plein air – at paint-splattered easels and battling the elements to capture the beauty of nature. Pacific Northwest Plein Air in the Columbia River Gorge keeps this tradition alive.
The White Salmon Seventh-day Adventist Church on N.E. Tohomish St. will hold its annual Vacation Bible School, beginning Monday, Aug. 5, from 9 a.m. to noon, and continuing daily through Friday, Aug. 9.
Five local scouts headed to the World Scout Jamboree on Saturday, July 20. The WSJ, held every four years, is in the U.S. for the first time in 50 years and will be held in West Virginia. Approximately 45,000 scouts from around the world are estimated to attend the 12-day event. Local scouts…
Reserve your spot now and plan to join staff for a magical overnight campout and stargazing experience at Maryhill Museum of Art on Saturday, July 20, from 3 p.m. onwards.
Peaceful Living School of Yoga launches its first ever Yoga and Nature day camps for kids and teens in July and August, through Yoga Samadhi in White Salmon.
This month I’m not going to talk about what’s in the sky, rather about a bit of history. 50 years ago, on the July 20, Apollo 11 landed on the Moon, the first time humans have travelled to another celestial body. It was a thrilling event, one that I’ll never forget. Some of my college roomma…
This month the White Salmon Tree Board would like to highlight the deciduous London Plane Tree (platinus x acerifolia). This beautiful tree can be found in White Salmon’s Rheingarten Park and also lines the south side of Jewett Blvd. between Garfield and Main. The London Plane is a hybrid of…
Nine impressive gardens will be showcased during the 2019 Central Gorge Garden Tour, presented by the Central Gorge Master Gardener Association, on Saturday, June 22, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Children, teens and adults can have fun and earn rewards while keeping their reading skills sharp with free summer reading programs at the White Salmon Valley Community Library.
Scholarship Night on Tuesday, June 4, in Miller Memorial Gym saw Columbia High School’s Class of 2019 receive over $330,000 in scholarships and other monetary awards.
The Glenwood Ketchum Kalf Rodeo is coming up on Father’s Day weekend, June 15 and 16. For the first time in the rodeo’s 85-year history, a grand marshal has been chosen to lead the rodeo parade on Sunday, the 16th and this year the honor goes to 91-year old Hazel Bertschi Parsons of White Salmon.
Closing out the series on the on the anticipated futures of Columbia High School seniors is career high school athlete, Trenton Howard.
The Insitu Corporation on Mon-day notified its employees of impending layoffs resulting from a rapidly evolving marketplace for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
A passion for flight and travel has Columbia High School senior Gillian Woods (pictured at right) headed to Central Washington University to take part in the Professional Pilot Program.
Taking a “gap year,” or a year between high school and college or career, has been popular in Europe for decades and is becoming a growing trend among students in the United States with some 40,000 students participating in a gap year each year since 2015.
Following a lifelong passion for service and achieving a goal of obtaining a quality education, Columbia High School senior, Chandlor Bucklin will be headed to the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.
When thinking about trees, remember that there is a “right tree in the right place” and it’s also a good idea to plant it at the right time of year. With warming temperatures and drying soils now is the time to be sure your irrigation systems are ready to deliver the right of amount of water…
Columbia High baseball earned its first State tournament berth since 2002 with a pair of victories last weekend at the Southwest District Tournament in Castle Rock.
Gorge Owned (GO!) announced the 2019 recipients of the Tod J. LeFevre Sustainability Champion Awards at the Oregon e-Bikes Earth Week Celebration on Saturday, April 27.
Mana Wildfire Logistics, Inc. a small non-profit start-up in Washington State, focused on being a link in the supply chain with local, state, and federal efforts battling our ever-growing wildfire seasons.
A team of students from The Dalles, Hood River, and Bingen involved in the national Project Invent competition have continued to improve their design, beating the odds for the issue they are helping solve.
Graduation is just seven weeks away and many graduating seniors at Columbia High School are making plans for their futures.
Former Henkle Middle School principal Rick George will hold an author reading and signing for his debut novel, “Vengeance Burns Hot,” at 6:30 p.m. May 9 at the White Salmon Valley Community Library.
Many of our White Salmon deciduous trees have begun celebrating Spring with some show stopping blooms – yellows, pinks, purples, and white. The Kousa Dogwood (Cornus Kousa) is a hardy, yet delicate and beautiful tree that extends the season of tree blossoms as it displays its beautiful, whit…
Following an inspection by Klickitat County and Washington State health inspectors, the White Salmon City Council has chosen to permanently close the City Pool.
What happens after you take out a dam (Condit) that has been here for over 100 years? Do you restock with hatchery fish or let nature take her course? Re-wilding is a term for letting nature have her way while monitoring the results, plus providing habitat restoration.
The Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter from Columbia High School competed in the Washington State Business Leadership Conference in Bellevue on April 10 to 13.
The proposed placement of the new community pool sparked up debate at the White Salmon Valley Pool Metropolitan Park District meeting on April 11.
- Obituary for Darrol Rummel
- Rotarians tackle Youth Center play area
- City Hall project gets go-ahead
- White Salmon master gardener receives award at annual meeting
- Obituary for Doreen Mahaffey
- Obituary for Karon Anson
- Obituary for Richard Morley Jr.
- Knowles, Swarztrauber finish 1-2 in Skyline Board primary voting
- Obituary for Margaret Walker
- NOAA issues climate summary for Mt. Adams Ranger Station
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