The White Salmon Valley School Board is set to vote on a proposal to reopen to in-person instruction, the first time since last March most students in the district would be able to make a return to the classroom.

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Gorge residents are invited to participate in a celebration of the life, work and dreams of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. — virtually — on Monday, Jan. 18. The theme of this year’s celebration, sponsored by Gorge Ecumenical Ministries (GEM), is a paraphrased quote by Dr. King: “We are tied…

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The White Salmon Valley Pool Metropolitan Park District approved an engineering and architectural contract with Spokane-based consultancy ALSC Architects during their Dec. 10 meeting, the next step on the way to completion of the proposed community pool.

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WHITE SALMON — The Washington State Department of Commerce has selected Columbia Cascade Housing Corporation’s (CCHC) White Salmon Assisted Living Facility to receive funding in the 2020 Housing Trust Fund application cycle.

Members of the community have been hard at work these past couple of months pulling together Washington Gorge Action Programs’ Tree of Joy program this year, and it was all worth it in the end. With 200 children accounted for, local families in need will be able to give gifts to their little…

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NW Natural is estimating a restoration in service to gas lines in White Salmon on Tuesday, while Hood River customers can expect service to be restored Wednesday, according to a press release.

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White Salmon — COVID-19 cases are rising in Klickitat County, evidence which Mount Adams Fruit’s management team is pointing to as a factor in the outbreak at the Bingen facility, which was announced Dec. 11.

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Five women wearing down jackets and gloves spread out across a patio on May Street in Hood River. They lunge and squat as a child watches curiously from the back of a passing tandem bike.

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A public hearing on a subdivision application for a multifamily housing project resulted in a consensus vote by the Bingen City Council to continue the public hearing into the new year.

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A reminder: Lyle Lions Club Christmas Food Boxes are waiting for those who call in advance and set a schedule for pick up, as it is by appointment only this year. Make that call now ... then set your reminder for the pick-up dates of either Saturday or Sunday, Dec. 19 or 20. Call Joan at 509…

December may be the season of giving — but it’s typically a challenging time to collect enough blood donations. Add in a pandemic, and this year could be even tougher than usual. That’s why the American Red Cross is urging those who are feeling well to give the gift of life by donating blood…

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WHITE SALMON — Three Bingen/White Salmon-area organizations — CultureSeed, Gorge MakerSpace and the White Salmon Valley Education Foundation — have received grants from the Washington Youth Development Nonprofit Relief Fund to support out-of-school programming for vulnerable youth.

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The Underwood Community Council will soon finalize their merger with the Underwood Park and Recreation District, completing a years-long effort to secure a steady revenue stream for the Underwood Community Center building on School House Road.

At the Oct. 28 Lyle School Board meeting, Lisa Bren was selected to fill the position vacated by Nick Fitzsimmons. Bren, like Fitzsimmons, has children in the district and lists this as a predominant reason for wanting to serve. 

White Salmon —The Columbia Gorge Women’s Action Network (CGWAN) collected donations this fall in the amount of $1,000 to benefit the Chuush Fund. The Chuush Fund was created  by the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs to accept contributions from foundations and individuals to directly benef…

Members of the Kiwanis Club of The Dalles gather at Sorosis Park for Kiwanis One Day, an annual day of service for Kiwanis clubs around the world on Oct. 31. Although was originally scheduled for Oct. 24, The Dalles club postponed due to weather. Paint brushes in-hand, Kiwanis members spent …

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General Election Day, and the start of election results week, is just under two weeks away. 

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Skyline Health is offering no-cost flu shots beginning October 1 at its medical clinic located at 211 Skyline Drive in White Salmon. The clinic is open Tuesday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., for flu vaccinations. To make an appointment, call 509-637-2810.

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 The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Treasury Department, has released a simpler loan forgiveness application for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $50,000 or less. This action streamlines the PPP forgiveness process to provide financial and admini…

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Crestline Construction will be paving on Jewett Blvd. beginning Monday, Oct. 19 through Friday, Oct. 23, 2020. In addition, the city was notified that Klickitat County PUD will be replacing power poles on Jewett Blvd. between Skyline Drive and Fireman's Park (Grandview) at the same time. Exp…

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Women who have primary financial responsibility for themselves and their dependents and have financial need to improve their education, skills and employment prospects can now apply for the Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards for Women. Applications are available online at bit.ly/LYDA-apply a…

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Our Klickitat (OK) is reaching out to present a training opportunity through the Washington prevention summit, the training will be held virtually on Nov. 3-4. This training would be beneficial to any youth, volunteers and professionals who are working towards the prevention of substance abu…

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