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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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Tim Darland, High Prairie Fire Chief, on behalf of the Fire Commissioners and High Prairie Community Council (HPCC), welcomed guests to celebrate the grand opening of High Prairie Fire Department Station #2 on Saturday May 18.

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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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May is here, and spring is in full swing. We will gain over an hour of daylight during the month, and usually see an increasing number of clear nights. Of course, you’ll have to stay up later to see the night sky – by the end of the month, sunset will not occur until about 8:48 p.m.

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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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On First Friday, April 5, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River, White Salmon artist Janet Essley will present a slide show and artist talk.

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Friends of the White Salmon River and Columbia Gorge Ecology Institute present Nature Rocks, a second annual fundraiser, at the Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River,  on Saturday, April 6, from 7 to  9 p.m.

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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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Welcome to April, our first full month of spring. As I write this in mid-March, with still over two feet of snow here in Trout Lake, spring sounds pretty nice.

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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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Columbia Gorge CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) introduces its newest child advocates: Lisa Abel and Lisa Mockler, Hood River; Heidi Byers, The Dalles; Jennifer Mulder, Trout Lake; Kathrin Unger, White Salmon; Elyse Keith, Lyle.

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The winter wonderland white that has blanketed our landscape the past two weeks has us dreaming of a different kind of white: the springtime blossoms of the Pacific Dogwood (Cornus nuttali).

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At approximately 9:08 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 15, Klickitat County Emergency Management (KCDEM) 9-1-1/dispatch received a 9-1-1 call from a High Prairie resident reporting that her husband was having a medical emergency.

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Lyle resident Billie Holcomb has been making and distributing handmade stuffed animals and clothes for infants of One Community Health (OCH) for three years.

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Over the past two years, Running Start students from Lyle High School and their staff advisor, Cynnamon Hawkins, have quietly pioneered a model Running Start program for rural high schools in Washington state.

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Everybody’s Brewing announced the release of its new seasonal 22 oz bottle, Foggy Goggles Hazy IPA, available in stores Jan. 29. Coming in at 6.9% ABV , and 35 IBUs, the hops include a blend of Galaxy, Simcoe, Azacca, and Ella. The brewery plans to keep this beer available in bottles and dra…

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The land trust preserve has been a place of trailblazing innovation for over a century. The Cherry Orchard, 540 acres perched above and east of the community of Lyle, has a history of adventure. Years before Sam Hill directed his road-building zeal to the Oregon side of the Gorge, it was thi…

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