The White Salmon City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to override Mayor David Poucher’s veto of a single-use plastic bag ban ordinance. Poucher says he is in favor of the plastic bag ban, but he was opposed to a mandatory ten-cent charge for paper bags included in the ordinance. Councilor Marla Keethler noted the City went […]
Skyline Hospital is asking voters in west Klickitat County for a levy lid lift for the first time since 1997. Klickitat County Public Hospital District #2 is asking taxpayers to raise the lid from 31 cents to 68 cents per thousand dollars of assessed property value. District board member Jonathan Blake says they are looking […]
Cross Country Columbia defeated Stevenson in a Trico League dual meet on Strawberry Island. The Bruins’ Jacob Lockman won the boys’ race, and Joules Hope of CHS was the girls’ winner. The post October 16 Prep Sports Roundup appeared first on Gorge Radio.
The White Salmon Valley School District is working on a new communication plan in the aftermath of last month’s situation where social media rumors about a threat to the Columbia High School campus led to a number of parents pulling students out of school. Superintendent Jerry Lewis says they are taking what they learned from […]
Municipal voters in Hood River are being asked to vote on an initiative that would amend the City Charter to require a public vote before the City can “dispose” of a City park, including a sale, lease, or transfer of property rights unless it is to enhance recreation for the public. One of the proponents, […]
The Dalles City Council received a downtown visioning plan that was developed through discussions with the public and stakeholders over the course of this year. Community Development Director Steve Harris presented the plan, which includes four vision statements that calls for addressing the past and welcoming new ideas and people, and providing various opportunities while […]