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 …
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…
Gorge Owned (GO!) announced the 2019 recipients of the Tod J. LeFevre Sustainability Champion Awards at the Oregon e-Bikes Earth Week Celebration on Saturday, April 27.
The Central Gorge Master Gardener Association will hold a celebration on May 17 at 3 p.m. to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the Japanese Heritage Garden at 2990 Experiment Station Dr., in Hood River.
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.
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…
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.
White Salmon students and community members are using creativity, donated materials and environmental education, to encourage White Salmon to ban the sale of single use plastic bags.
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.
The Klickitat Chapter #484 of Trout Unlimited received a grant for two more youth fishing camps to be held on May 17-19 and June 7-9 of this year.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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…
Each year, The Corps Network (TCN), a national association of service and conservation corps, selects a group of outstanding corps members from across the country and honors them at their annual conference in Washington DC.
What would be Washington’s largest solar energy installation by a magnitude of more than five is being planned for a 1,700-acre site near Bickleton.
Breweries right here in the Gorge and around the country have answered the call from the Sierra Nevada Brewing Company in producing and pouring Resilience Butte County Proud IPA, with 100% of the profits from the beer sales being sent to help victims of the Camp Fire in Chico, Calif.
The Washington Salmon Recovery Funding Board has announced the award of nearly $18 million in grants for projects to restore salmon habitat in an effort to bring the iconic fish back from the brink of extinction.
Washington State Parks, including Beacon Rock State Park in Ska-mania County, invites the public to start the new year off with a First Day Hike on Tuesday, Jan. 1, at nearly 40 state parks across Washington. Some parks will offer more than one hike.
With the holiday spirit filling our hearts and city streets this month, it seemed fitting to highlight a tree that often finds its way into our homes this time of year, adorned with ornaments and family mementos: the Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii).
On Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, at approximately 7:31 p.m., the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office received a report that a hiker had become lost on the Lava Canyon Trail, located at the end of the USFS 83 road, 18 miles east of Cougar.
To reduce wildfire hazards and restore historic landscapes, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area will conduct prescribed burning in the eastern Gorge this fall and winter.
White Salmon’s tree board, with direction from the city council, is selecting a consulting arborist to inventory and map the city’s park trees and city trees along the Jewett corridor.
Columbia Center for the Arts, Waucoma Bookstore, and Carpe Diem Books are thrilled to welcome Darryl Lloyd into the CCA Theatre in Hood River on Wednesday, Sept. 5, at 6 p.m., to launch his book tour of “Ever Wild: A Lifetime on Mount Adams."
Since many areas of the Pacific Northwest are experiencing high to very high fire danger predicted to extend throughout the summer and likely into the fall, Mt. Hood National Forest fire personnel are encouraging visitors to take precautions to prevent human-caused wildfires.
A fire broke out on Mott Rd around 4:30 p.m. Sunday, July 15, caused by a lawnmower. The fire was contained around 10:30 p.m. Total acreage burned is approximately 86 acres. No structures were lost.
State fire assistance was mobilized under the Washington State Fire Services Resource Mobilization Plan in support of local firefighters working to contain the Mile Marker 119 Fire, located in Klickitat County, west of the Town of Roosevelt.
This month The Enterprise begins a new feature promoting White Salmon’s designation as a Tree City USA. This first column by the new Tree Board is about the program and the July Tree of the Month: Oregon White Oak. — Ed.
Getting an automated phone call stating all of the homes north of Lyle Point are to be on alert for possible evacuation, caught me off guard last Friday afternoon.
The Klickitat County Chapter of Trout Unlimited is looking for new members who are interested in participating in upcoming youth events, learning about area fishing reports, and helping with cold-water fisheries conservation projects.
- Obituary for Darrol Rummel
- Rotarians tackle Youth Center play area
- City Hall project gets go-ahead
- White Salmon master gardener receives award at annual meeting
- Obituary for Doreen Mahaffey
- Obituary for Karon Anson
- Obituary for Richard Morley Jr.
- Knowles, Swarztrauber finish 1-2 in Skyline Board primary voting
- Obituary for Margaret Walker
- NOAA issues climate summary for Mt. Adams Ranger Station
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