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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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…

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Following an inspection by Klickitat County and Washington State health inspectors, the White Salmon City Council has chosen to permanently close the City Pool.

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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.

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