Klickitat County Newswire

Klickitat County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Klickitat County, WA.

Results 1 - 20 of 38 in Klickitat County, WA

  1. Private timber companies close lands in Columbia River GorgeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    The Columbian newspaper reports the land totals 300,000 acres in Skamania and Klickitat counties in Washington and Hood River and Wasco counties in Oregon.

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  2. Grass fires restrict traffic along Highway 14, 97Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Columbian

    Authorities say two southern Washington grass fires restricted traffic Thursday night along portions of U.S. Highway 97 near Maryhill and along Washington Highway 14. KATU-TV of Portland reports that Klickitat County Emergency Management director Jeff King says one fire has been contained while a larger one continued to burn late Thursday night. No size estimate was immediately available on that fire.

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  3. Grass fires burning in Wash. state along Columbia GorgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KOMO News

    A grass fire burns on the Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge near Biggs Junction, Oregon. While one of the fires, called the Viewpoint fire, was contained and mop up operations were underway, Jeff King, director of Emergency Management in Klickitat County, said a larger fire was still burning out of control.

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  4. Grass fires restrict traffic on southern Washington highwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Columbian

    Authorities say two southern Washington grass fires restricted traffic Thursday night along portions of U.S. Highway 97 near Maryhill and along Washington Highway 14. KATU-TV of Portland, Oregon, reports that Klickitat County Emergency Management director Jeff King says one fire has been contained while a larger one continued to burn late Thursday night. No size estimate was immediately available on that fire.

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  5. Story Lead ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | The Columbian

    ... in Boardman, Ore. - marking the end of local municipal landfills. During those years, Bickett also helped Klickitat County to design and construct the Roosevelt Regional Landfill - the largest landfill in the state. Bickett also took a lead role in ...

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  6. Beware out there: Ticks, bats can carry diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... and Kitsap counties last year, in Puget Sound counties from King north to the Canadian border, and in Klickitat County, according to the state. Human cases of rabies were reported in Washington in 1995 and 1997. Unless treated before the start of ...

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  7. Columbia Gorge 'Veggie Rx' program writes prescription for free foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | OregonLive.com

    Even as farmers markets and CSAs become more common in the Columbia Gorge area, about 30 percent of people worry about running out of food. Gorge Grown Food Network , a nonprofit made up of farmers and advocates, is trying to bring that number down with a program that gives families vouchers for free vegetables.

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  8. Steeled courage from state lawmakers needed for steelhead habitatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Seattle Times

    ... two of the lowest-ranked projects. Around $7.5 million was budgeted for land-preservation agreements on two Klickitat County ranches. With the chance to save Busy Wild Creek slipping away, the statewide advocacy group Washington Environmental ...

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  9. Citations issued during 'Click it or Ticket' emphasis patrolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | KIMA

    ... Counties, the Grandview, Selah, Sunnyside, Union Gap, and Yakima Police Departments, the Yakima and Klickitat County Sheriff's Offices, and the Washington State Patrol participated in the extra patrols. There was support from Yakima and Klickitat ...

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  10. Columbia River fishing report May 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | The Columbian

    ... 4,000 rainbow trout. Kidney Lake near North Bonneville got an additional 1,500 as did Spearfish Lake in Klickitat County. Angling effort was fairly high on Saturday's reopening of the lower Columbia River. Oregon's aerial survey tallied 555 boats ...

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  11. Logan JauerniggRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | Vail Daily News

    ... the White Salmon river in Washington state. As of Sunday, official reports had yet to be released from the Klickitat County Search and Rescue. A kayaker who was with Jauernigg at the time of the incident said Jauernigg was separated from his kayak ...

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  12. State Department of Natural Resources v. Public Utility District No of Klickitat CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | FindLaw

    STATE of Washington, DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, Respondent, v. PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT NO.1 OF KLICKITAT COUNTY, a Washington municipal corporation, Petitioner.

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  13. Spring wildflowers add beauty on tour of Columbia River GorgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Wildflowers typically bloom from late February into July on the south facing slopes of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area in Klickitat County. Lupine and balsamroot are seen on Dalles Mountain.

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  14. East vs. west conflict arises as wolves thrive in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... into Western Washington but haven't been conclusively documented yet. Wolves have been spotted by people in Klickitat County, he said. It remains to be seen how popular the animals will remain if they start showing up on the outskirts of Western ...

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  15. Klickitat County rezone plan reaches state appeals courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | The Columbian

    Eight years after it was first proposed, the controversial rezoning of more than 1,000 acres of land along the White Salmon River remains tied up in a legal battle that has reached the Washington State Court of Appeals. Klickitat County has pursued a series of changes it says would better control expected growth along the river.

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  16. Wolves thriving in Washington, but only in the eastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | The Columbian

    ... western Washington, but haven't been conclusively documented yet. Wolves have been spotted by people in Klickitat County, he said. It remains to be seen how popular the animals will remain if they start showing up on the outskirts of western ...

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  17. Wolves thriving in Washington, but only in the eastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | HeraldNet

    ... western Washington, but haven't been conclusively documented yet. Wolves have been spotted by people in Klickitat County, he said. It remains to be seen how popular the animals will remain if they start showing up on the outskirts of western ...

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  18. Conflict in eastern Washington over wolvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | The Oregonian

    ... western Washington, but haven't been conclusively documented yet. Wolves have been spotted by people in Klickitat County, he said. It remains to be seen how popular the animals will remain if they start showing up on the outskirts of western ...

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  19. Man arrested after he flees Oregon with 4 young relativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    ... hildren. Clark was taken into custody on an Oregon warrant for custodial interference. He was lodged at the Klickitat County Jail and the children were reunited with their mother, Brooks said.

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  20. In Our View: A Majestic MissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | The Columbian

    ... for additional temporary funding that will allow the commission to relieve a backlog of permit requests in Klickitat County. Because that county never signed on to the federal scenic area act, even the simplest requests there - such as for a patio ...

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