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 Community    August 26, 2015 

Discovery Center presents First Foods of NW Tribes

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum presents Linda Meanus with "First Foods of the Northwest Tribes, Friday, Sept. 11. The Culture a la Carte...

 
 News    August 26, 2015 

Online check for toxic algae

Lakes, rivers and Puget Sound are experiencing more intense and widespread algae blooms this summer and scientists believe warm water due to the state’s drought is partly to blame. The Washington...

 
 News    August 19, 2015

Air quality warnings issued

Elevated concentrations of wildfire smoke is causing unhealthy air quality in Central and Eastern Washington. The Washington Department of Ecology and National Weather Service have issued an air...

 
 Community    July 22, 2015

Weird World of Science day camp for kids Aug. 4-7 at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center

Columbia Gorge Discovery center hosts the Weird World of Science day camp for kids, Tuesday, Aug. 4 through Friday, Aug. 7 for children first to sixth...

 
 Sports    July 22, 2015

WDFW closing selected streams due to drought and heat

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is working with the Washington Department of Ecology and other state agencies, the federal government, tribes and conservation groups to prepare...

 
 Community    June 24, 2015

Art and archaeology at the Discovery Center

Take a trip through the Ice Age during Mammoth Endeavors, Saturday, June 27 at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Drive in The Dalles....

 
 News    May 27, 2015

Military personnel and families admitted free at the Discovery Center

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center will participate in the 2015 Blue Star Museums program. Blue Star Museums is a program that offers free admission to museums for all active duty, National Guard and...

 
 News    May 20, 2015

Water emergency touches on County

With snowpack at historic lows, rivers dwindling and irrigation districts cutting off water to farmers, Gov. Jay Inslee Friday declared a statewide...

 
 By Akasha Spino-Bybee    News    May 13, 2015

Local insect expert educates students on the exotic lives of wetland bugs

Birds were singing, the stream was flowing, and the sun was shining bright; it was a perfect and beautiful day at Brooks Memorial Park on Thursday,...

 
 News    April 22, 2015

Governor's drought action affects county

Worsening drought and snowpack conditions in Washington prompted Gov. Inslee to expand the state's drought emergency Friday. Nearly half the state is...

 
 By Cooper Inveen    News    March 4, 2015

Legislation pending that could alter state's wolf management efforts

As Washington’s gray wolf population continues to grow, so do concerns from those living in the areas of the state most affected by their return. “There are two sides to this issue, and it kind...

 
 News    December 3, 2014

New fire ban in effect

A Stage 1 burn ban for Klickitat, Kittitas, Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties has been issued that began at 4 p.m., Dec. 1, by the Washington Department of Ecology. The ban will remain in place...

 
 By Rosemary Hoyt    Opinion    October 29, 2014

Climate changes

To the Editor: There have been hundreds of climate change rallies all over the country recently. Here is why it is one of the major issues of our time. Washington State Dept of Ecology: “Washington...

 
 News    October 15, 2014

Penalty issued for illegal burning in Dallesport

A fine of $10,165 has been issued to Dennis and Robert Eiesland, Circle T Ranch Inc., for burning prohibited materials in a large unattended fire at property they own near Dallesport in Klickitat...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    News    June 25, 2014

Dallesport Airport moves ahead with Life Flight

A $1.25 million flex building will be built at the newly developed business park at the Columbia Gorge Regional Airport in Dallesport says County...

 
 By Don Steinke    Opinion    May 28, 2014

Tell DOE what to do

To the Editor: May 27 is the last day to tell the Department of Ecology to study the cumulative impacts of three additional oil trains per day headed through Klickitat County to proposed oil...

 
 News    May 14, 2014

Rural 7 responds with foam to smoking windmill on Dot Road

A breaker tripped in a substation connected to Harvest Wind on Dot Road at 10:30 a.m., on May 7. Upon investigation, it was found that a transformer had ruptured and was smoking. A 911 call was made...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    April 23, 2014

Council votes for purchase of bouncy house and street project consultation

Monday night's Goldendale City Council meeting saw the council quickly pass measures that could pay out more than $187,000 while getting bogged down...

 
 News    April 2, 2014

Conservation District planning to address milfoil problem and salmon in Rock Creek

The Eastern Klickitat Conservation District obtained a $30,000 grant to deal with stream conditions at the mouth of Rock Creek, according to Martha...

 
 By Mildred Lykens    Community    March 12, 2014

Pirate Carnival Sunday, KPUD to speak at next Lyle Community Council meeting

Many Lyle residents share in the grief of the loss of one of our lifetime residents, Delbert Brashers. No other information is available to me at this time, but was told that notices will be posted...

 
 Features    March 12, 2014

Discovery Center seeks to take raptors on the road

The Columbia Gorge Discovery Center's raptor education Birds of Prey program is one of the most popular at the museum. Offered twice daily March to...

 
 By Mildred Lykens    Community    February 19, 2014

Jerky and sweets offered by new business

Klickitat County is one of the Central Washington counties connected to the Ecology Youth Corps (EYC) which is Washington State’s largest youth employment program. These 13 to 17 year olds provide...

 
 News    January 29, 2014

Olympia round-up

Rebecca Gourley, WNPA Olympia News Service Discover Pass revenue is going up, but not fast enough. With the general fund money gap, it's hard to keep...

 
 By Rebecca Gourley    News    December 11, 2013

Businesses talk about potential effects of Hanford in the Gorge

Could hazardous materials from the Hanford Nuclear Site contaminate the Columbia River and affect life along the Gorge? A toxic cocktail of radioactiv...

 
 Features    December 11, 2013

Sasquatch Revealed at Discovery Center

Does Sasquatch exist? Rumors of a large, hairy, man-like creature roaming the Cascade Mountains have existed for centuries. Where does myth end and...

 

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