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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A notice of development application was delivered to the cities of White Salmon and Bingen by Mike Hilb of Dry Creek Ranch LLC, notifying the cities of a plan to develop a 69-lot subdivision in the Dry Creek aea on the east side of Sky-line Hospital and Rhine Village.

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The Sprint/Baker Gallery at the White Salmon Valley Community Library was in overflow Friday night for the kick off of the “Wild About Nature” series, presented by Joy Markgraf.

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Spring has arrived and the 24th annual Community Pride Clean-Up is just around the corner Friday, April 26, and Saturday, April 27, at the Bingen Recycle Center on Marina Way from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days.

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Gardeners and conservationists say put the right plant in the right place. There are few trees to which this applies with more wisdom than the black cottonwood tree.

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Beneventi’s, Everybody’s, Feast, Harvest Market, Henni’s, Pioneer Pizza, and the White Salmon Valley Education Foundation (WSVEF) invite you to shop and dine locally to support education with the “Night out for Schools” event this coming Thursday, March 21.

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Maryhill Museum of Art, one of the Pacific Northwest’s most remote and beguiling museums, will open its doors for the season on Friday, March 15, with special exhibitions highlighting works on paper, still life paintings and sculpture from its own collections.

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