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By Lou Marzeles
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County engineer takes top state honor

 

Lou Marzeles

BEST IN THE STATE: Klickitat County Public Works Director Gordon Kelsey (left) accepts his award last week as WSACE County Engineer of the Year from Jay Webber of the County Road Administration Board.

“I think every board in the state believes they have the best county engineer in the state, and they all have reasons for believing that,” said Jay Webber, from the Washington State Association of County Engineers (WSACE), in a ceremony at the Klickitat County Public Works Department last Tuesday. Webber then went on to explain why Klickitat County’s Gordon Kelsey was chosen as the best in the state this year.

“It is a joy to leave Olympia to cross those mountains to come to Klickitat County,” Webber said, “and to honor a man who could have won this award in Klickitat County or any other county or any state. The body of work shows that he is flexible and he is that committed t...



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