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U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler recently shared her thoughts on the impeachment inquiry that House Democrats launched on Sept. 24 into whether President Donald J. Trump betrayed his oath of office, the nation’s security, and the integrity of U.S. elections when he tried to enlist a foreign g…

Harvest Market in White Salmon is presumed to be the retail establishment most affected by the plastic bag ordinance if it were to be passed into law in the City of White Salmon. The grocery store is currently selling reusable bags, pictured here, that wouldn’t fall under regulation.

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Mayor David Poucher is considering a veto on the checkout bag ordinance proposed to the White Salmon City Council after a 4-0 vote in favor of the bill to ban single-use checkout bags was submitted during Wednesday night’s council meeting. The City of Bingen, meanwhile, passed the ordinance …

Columbia High volleyball closed out the non-league, non-tournament portion of its 2019 schedule last week with a match on the road to start the week and one at home to end it.

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A large crowd of parents, students, faculty and staff gathered together last Tuesday evening in the Henkle Middle School/Wallace and Priscilla Stevenson Intermediate School gym for a special meeting of the White Salmon Valley School District Board of Directors to discuss the lockdown that oc…

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Skamania County Amateur Radio Emergency Service (SCARES) has recently installed a radio repeater on Augspurger Mountain for the primary purpose of facilitating emergency radio communications when normal methods of communications are unavailable.

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The statue commemorating the life of Guillermo “Willy” Fisch will continue to stand in the garden owned by his wife after the Bingen City Council rejected the proposal to place the statue on the southeastern corner of Walnut and Steuben streets in a 2-3 vote at the Sept. 17 City Council meeting.

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The Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office deemed rumors unfounded that a Columbia High School student would “shoot up the school” during a Thursday night investigation requested by Columbia High School Principal Craig McKee and Vice Principal Brian Morris. The rumors still caused a lockdown and …

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The Bingen City Council heard further comments from members of Community Upcycle but stalled a vote on the proposed regulation on single-use checkout bags, citing low attendance to the public hearing on Sept. 16 and a need to fix some of the language within the proposed ordinance.

Teunis James Wyers, Jr. “TJ” “Teun” passed away on Aug. 26, 2019, at his home surrounded by family in White Salmon. Teunis was born in Hood River, Ore., on April 4, 1946, and was 73 years of age at the time of his passing.  

Connor Miller-Cox was born in Hood River, Ore., on April 20, 2009, brightening the world of his mother, Amy Miller, and his father, Matthew Cox. He was the first newborn cared for in the new wing of Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital. 

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Columbia High School’s Music Program would like to thank the White Salmon Valley Education Foundation (WSVEF) for funding the purchase of 5 instruments for the Concert Band in its most recent grant cycle.

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Since the 2016-2017 school year, the rate of completely vaccinated students in White Salmon Valley School District’s kindergartens has dropped from 70.3 % to 52.9 % during the 2018-2019 school year. That’s a nearly 25 % drop in vaccinations within the school district’s youngest population of…

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Riverview Bancorp, Inc. announced that Dale Connell, vice president and manager of Riverview’s White Salmon branch, along with other employees, executives, and directors, attended the opening bell ceremony for the Nasdaq Stock Market in New York’s Times Square on Monday, Aug. 19.

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Visitors to the Huckleberry Festival in Bingen on Saturday, Sept. 7, will be able to try their arm at a dunk tank, learn more about the White Salmon Valley Pool project, and talk with Pool District Commissioners and other pool project volunteers.

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Two observational hives were recently installed at Henkle Middle School and Wallace and Priscilla Steven-son Intermediate School as part of an ongoing project between the White Salmon Valley School District and the White Salmon Valley Education Foundation.

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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.

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On Sunday, Aug. 18, the Bingen-White Salmon Police Department requested the assistance from the Skama-nia County Sheriff’s Office Dive Rescue/Recovery Team. During a weapons investigation by the B-WSPD, it was learned a handgun had been discarded into the Columbia River at the mouth of Binge…

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White Salmon residents who have been waiting for the City Council to do something about the rag-tag appearance of City Hall can turn their attention to something else now.

As the fall season gets underway, warm weather is set to continue across the Northeast and mid-Atlantic.

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If you were driving between White Salmon and Trout Lake on Sunday, you probably saw some of the nearly 200 Ride Around Washington (RAW) cyclists who are participating in the Velos, Vistas & Vines Tour.

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The field running for Washington’s 3rd Congressional District position in the U.S. House of Representatives grew to four last month with a White Salmon man’s declaration of candidacy.

A citizen-proposed ordinance concerning a ban on the distribution of retail plastic carryout bags and the regulation of what kinds of alternative carryout bags could be offered by White Salmon’s retail establishments has been referred to the White Salmon City Council’s Community Development …

The Klickitat County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) is creating a K-9 Unit to assist with patrol, narcotic detection, and search and rescue (SAR), Sheriff Bob Songer recently announced.

Defense News reported on June 5 on a contract award for 34 Insitu ScanEagle drones under the For-eign Military Sales program to U.S. partners in the Asia-Pacific region.

The City of Bingen celebrated a major victory after completing its annual Water Use Efficiency Report with the Washington State Depart-ment of Health.

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