Klickitat County Newswire

Klickitat County Newswire

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

Results 1 - 20 of 94 in Klickitat County, WA

  1. Fishing report 2/4Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Columbian

    ... in The Dalles pool last weekend. Catchable-size rainbow trout have been stocked in Spearfish Lake in Klickitat County plus Sacajawea, Silver and Kress lakes in Cowlitz County. Spearfish got almost 1,500. Silver Lake received 3,000 trout. Kress got ...

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  2. Monroe Police honor K-9's serviceRead the original story

    Monday Jan 25 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    ... and we really enjoyed having him in the department." The Monroe Police Department acquired Jet from the Klickitat County Sheriff's Office in 2012, after the county disbanded its drug detection dog program. Jet was just six years old at the time, ...

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  3. Work on future Mukilteo ferry dock ahead of scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | HeraldNet

    ... the creosote left in Puget Sound, according to the ferry system. It was sent to a regional disposal site in Klickitat County. Although the dilapidated pier was an eyesore, the removal project came under fire from some Mukilteo neighbors last summer. ...

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  4. Feds reject application for hydro project on Columbia RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    A proposed energy storage project in southwest Washington is on hold after federal regulators denied a utility's request to extend its permit application. The small Klickitat County Public Utility District wants to build a 1,200-megawatt off-stream hydroelectric project near the John Day Dam near Goldendale.

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  5. Thurston County to buy new $1.5 million trash compactorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2015 | The Olympian

    Once trucks are loaded with uncompacted garbage, a tarp is placed on, which costs the county additional time and money, before the truck heads for a landfill in Klickitat County. LeMay site manager John Cox explains the operation of the county's idled compactor, which ceased to operate in June, during a tour last week of the Thurston County Transfer Station in Hawks Prairie.

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  6. Washington's most wanted violent felonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... the ... more Anthony Kirk Thompson, a 37-year-old Montana man, was previously convicted of burglary in Klickitat County. A warrant for his arrest was issued Nov. 3, 2015. Anyone with information can contact the Department of Corrections at ...

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  7. Fire-Ravaged Forest Lands at Extreme Risk of Landslides During Heavy Rainfall PeriodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Landslide risks are extreme right now in many places because of recent rain and this summer's rash of wildfires have made conditions even worse. That includes a huge swath of Klickitat County, Kittitas, Yakima, Columbia, and Walla Walla Counties.

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  8. Man, 25, who had sex with underage girls gets 10 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    ... nties. As part of a plea agreement, Simms will not be prosecuted in Washington and Multnomah counties or in Klickitat County, Wash. Several charges in Clackamas County were dismissed as part of the agreement.

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  9. Electricity project gets boost from Chinese companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... Yakima Herald-Republic ( http://bit.ly/1RYb6yJ ) says the project has struggled to find financing and the Klickitat County Public Utility District , put the proposal on hold earlier this year. But new interest from a company called HydroChina has ...

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  10. Wash. electricity project gets boost from Chinese companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | KREM-TV Spokane

    ... wind and solar power. The Yakima Herald-Republic says the project has struggled to find financing and the Klickitat County Public Utility District, put the proposal on hold earlier this year. But new interest from a company called HydroChina has ...

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  11. OutingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | The Columbian

    ... Nov. 30-Dec. 1: Forever Young Hikes Lower Swale Canyon, 6 to 8 miles with 300 to 400 feet elevation gain in Klickitat County, bring a lunch to eat on trail plus money for a beverage stop, 50-plus, $14 Vancouver residents, $16 for others, ...

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  12. WSDOT wraps up 55 miles of regional paving projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | The Columbian

    The Washington State Department of Transportation recently wrapped up a series of paving projects that resurfaced more than 55 miles of highway in the region, the agency announced. Construction crews paved a combined 15 miles of roadway along stretches of state Highway 501, state Highway 503 and state Highway 14 in Clark County this year.

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  13. Industrial forest lands reopen for huntersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | The Columbian

    Private forest lands in western Klickitat County have been reopened in time for Saturday's opening of deer hunting season. "There may be a few fire closure signs still up inadvertently, but other than those lands the lands should be open according to standard posting guidelines,'' said Nate Putnam, chief forester for SDS Lumber.

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  14. OutingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | The Columbian

    ... Nov. 30-Dec. 1: Forever Young Hikes Lower Swale Canyon, 6 to 8 miles with 300 to 400 feet elevation gain in Klickitat County, bring a lunch to eat on trail plus money for a beverage stop, 50-plus, $14 Vancouver residents, $16 for others, ...

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  15. Douglas County Complex FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | KVEW-TV Kennewick

    ... the Cold Springs Fire in Douglas County. The most recent Mobilization fire was the Horsethief Butte Fire in Klickitat County, which started on September 13. The previous record was 17 fires in 2012, capped by a mid-September lightning storm that ... 1 comment

  16. OutingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | The Columbian

    ... Nov. 30-Dec. 1: Forever Young Hikes Lower Swale Canyon, 6 to 8 miles with 300 to 400 feet elevation gain in Klickitat County, bring a lunch to eat on trail plus money for a beverage stop, 50-plus, $14 Vancouver residents, $16 for others, ...

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  17. September 29, 2015 - Public power utility urges regulators to take -...Read the original story

    Sep 29, 2015 | Public Power

    Washington state utility regulators should take "a more holistic view" of the economic and environmental benefits of energy storage, from the perspective of an interconnected Pacific Northwest system, Public Utility District No. 1 of Klickitat County said Sept.

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  18. OutingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | The Columbian

    ... Nov. 30-Dec. 1: Forever Young Hikes Lower Swale Canyon, 6 to 8 miles with 300 to 400 feet elevation gain in Klickitat County, bring a lunch to eat on trail plus money for a beverage stop, 50-plus, $14 Vancouver residents, $16 for others, ...

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  19. Stonehenge War Memorial moody viewing spot for lunar eclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    One of the nation's most unusual war memorials perches on a cliff overlooking the Columbia River about 100 miles east of Portland in southern Washington's Klickitat County. This coming Sunday's lunar eclipse is a good time to visit Stonehenge Memorial and Klickitat County, which is known for having clear skies this time of year.

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  20. FEMA provides federal funds to help fight the Horsethief Butte FireRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2015 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Horsethief Butte Fire in Klickitat County, Washington. FEMA Region X Regional Administrator Kenneth D. Murphy determined that the fire threatened such destruction as would constitute a major disaster.

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