White Salmon Mayor Dave Poucher has announced that he will not be seeking re-election in 2020.
The Washington Legislature’s 105-day session begins Jan. 14, and 14th District State Rep. Gina Mosbrucker will be in the thick of it from day one.
More voters participated in the 2018 General Election in any Washington state midterm than before, according to vote counts certified today by Secretary of State Kim Wyman that totaled 3,133,448 ballots.
In the lead-up to Washington’s Nov. 6 General Election, The Enterprise interviewed all four candidates running for State House of Representatives Positions 1 and 2 in south-central Washing-ton’s 14th Legislative District.
The race for Klickitat County Sheriff is an interesting one between Sheriff Bob Songer, a career law man, and political newcomer Doug Charters, a man who believes in citizens policing themselves. The Enterprise was able to sit down with both Songer and Char-ters to get a better sense of who they are and why they are running for the office of Sheriff (4-year term).
In this issue, The Enterprise is introducing voters of the proposed White Salmon Valley Pool Metropolitan Park District to the candidates running for non-partisan Pool District Board of Commissioners Positions 2, 4, and 5.
When you give people time to consider questions and work up their answers, sometimes you will be amazed at how thoughtful and organized people can be. The four challengers for Jaime Herrera Beutler’s seat who responded to The Enterprise’s 3rd Congressional District candidate questionnaire share their thoughts and make their cases for election in their responses to our questions.
In the race for southwest Wash-ington’s seat in Congress, it’s incumbent Jaime Herrera Beutler versus the other six candidates whose names will appear on the 2018 Primary Election ballots in Klickitat and Skamania counties.
“Putting People First” is the campaign slogan for Washington State 3rd District Congressional candidate David McDevitt, who is looking to unseat the incumbent, Jaime Herrera Beutler.
Kathy Coffey announced at a news conference in Yakima Monday, March 26, that she will run for Retiring 14th District Republican Norm Johnson’s position in the state legislature.
Carolyn Long is a Democratic candidate for southwest Washing-ton’s 3rd Congressional District and, in the words of an early supporter, “Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler’s worst nightmare.”
White Salmon resident Sasha Bentley has stepped down from her role as chairwoman of the Klickitat Democrats to pursue a new role in civic engagement.
A group billing itself as White Salmon and Bingen Residents for Keeping Our Tradition of Non-partisan City Council and Mayor is putting on a candidates forum next Monday evening, Oct. 16, at the Klickitat County Pioneer Center.
Local elections are fast approaching and here, The Enterprise hopes to give Bingen voters a chance to get to know a little bit about the candidates running for the position of mayor.
The 2016 presidential election was for many a time to try and remember their high school civics lesson on how the electoral process is supposed to work.
In this final installment of our conversation with candidates for positions on the White Salmon City Council, the candidates turn their attention to consolidation with Bingen and the subject of philosophy on the role of local government in relation to its citizenry.
After casting your vote, where does it go? You send it into the mail box’s abyss, or slide it into a local ballot box and poof, you’ve voted. For the Klickitat County Auditor’s Office, a cast vote is just the beginning.
The majority of Klickitat County voters cast ballots for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, according to Tuesday’s preliminary General Election returns.
The Skyline Hospital property tax levy renewal was passing by a significant margin Tuesday night, according to preliminary Primary Election returns. Official results will be released Thursday evening.
Henkle Middle School saw a flurry of activity this past weekend. An estimated 600-plus Democrats from all over west Klickitat County gathered to caucus Saturday morning, March 26, filling the parking lot to the brim and overflowing on to the grass.
On Saturday, March 26, Washington State and Klickitat County Democrats will caucus in their local precincts to select their candidate for President of the United States. Sign-in begins at 9:30 a.m., and precinct caucusing begins at 10 a.m.
Republicans of all ages gathered Saturday morning, Feb. 20, to cast votes for the west precinct GOP Caucus at White Salmon’s Pioneer Center.
White Salmon voters will find just one contested race before them — the one for mayor — when they open their 2015 General Election ballots later this month. The race pits two-term incumbent David Poucher against City Councilor Bill Werst, who was elected to the council in 2011.
A number of candidates stepped forward to file for vacant non-partisan offices during Klickitat County’s special 3-day filing period Aug. 5-7, including three who filed for Lyle School Board Position No. 1.
White Salmon Mayor David Poucher will face opposition for re-election once again and, once again, his opponent is a sitting member of the City Council.
The Maintenance and Operations levies for the Lyle and Trout Lake school districts were both passing as of Tuesday night, according to unofficial election results.
Thirty-seven years ago, Robert (Bob) Weisfield was 31 years old and spending long days on his mother-in-law’s ranch seven miles up the Snowden Road out of Lyle. His responsibilities included caring for the farm’s livestock: primarily beef cattle, though the farm was phasing into rearing weaner pigs and butcher hogs.
Months — and in one case more than a year — of campaigning for candidates seeking elective public offices came to a head Tuesday night, as the 2014 General Election ballots of thousands of Klickitat County residents were tabulated by the Auditor’s Office.
Incumbent Bob Anderson, a Republican, is seeking re-election to a second 4-year term on the Skamania County Board of Commissioners. He is being opposed by Democrat Robert (Bob) Hamlin in the Nov. 4 General Election.
As ballots make their way to mailboxes, members of the Mt. Adams Park and Recreation District (MAPARD) Board of Commissioners have started fielding questions regarding a levy on which voters are currently deciding.
This week The Enterprise turns its attention to the race for Skamania County Public Utility District Commissioner for District No. 3, the utility district’s eastern-most district, which includes the communities of Underwood, Mill A, Willard, Cook, Home Valley, and Carson.
The two-man race for Klickitat County Commissioner District 2 is heading into the home stretch. After going head-to-head as the only candidates in the Primary Election, two-term incumbent David Sauter of Lyle and first-time challenger Michael Richard of High Prairie will go at it one final time in the Nov. 4 General Election.
Voters in Klickitat County will find the race for Klickitat County Public Utility District Commissioner, Dis-trict No. 2, on their Nov. 4 General Election ballots. The candidates for the position are incumbent Dan Gunkel of Goldendale and first-time candidate Sherry Carver of Goldendale.
Klickitat County’s prosecutor and sheriff jointly have asked the Washington State Patrol and the state Attorney General’s office to investigate three citizen complaints against two county elected officials and certain county employees.
Editors note: This Q&A with the candidates for Klickitat County Sheriff ran in March 2014, but given the upcoming election The Enterprise chose to run the story once more online. Ballots are set to be distributed in October.
The field of candidates for the non-partisan office of Klickitat County West District Court Judge comprises two first-time candidates for the position. Jeff Baker of Trout Lake and Dave Brown of White Salmon are seeking to replace retiring nine-term West District Court Judge Robert (Bob) Weisfield.
Robert L. (Bob) Songer Sr., Republican candidate for Klickitat County Sheriff, has been in law enforcement most of his adult life, save for a period between 1995 and 2000, when he was between jobs.
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