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It still felt like summer on Friday, September 13, but just barely, as I drove toward Mt. View Orchards. The sky was blue and the breeze was warm but promised to turn chilly before the evening was over. I parked at the Mt. View Orchards venue in front of trees heavy with near-ripe pears. Mt.…

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Be a voterWashington has an important primary election coming up on Aug. 4. It is great that Washingtonians get to vote by mail. But it is important that you know if you are currently registered to vote. You can check your registration and register online at voter.votewa.gov until July 27, a…

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USFS ‘log jam’Implementing the management plan for the White Salmon National Wild and Scenic River hinges on acquiring willing seller property, but for 30 years, the Forest Service has resisted doing that. This mismanagement has resulted in extensive clear cutting and residential development…

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USFS ‘log jam’Implementing the management plan for the White Salmon National Wild and Scenic River hinges on acquiring willing seller property, but for 30 years, the Forest Service has resisted doing that. This mismanagement has resulted in extensive clear cutting and residential development…

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Swift endorsementThe Wasco County Law Enforcement Association would like to formally endorse Marcus Swift for Wasco county Commissioner. Marcus understands the challenges that our deputies and dispatchers face in serving and protecting Wasco County. He shows passion in tackling rising comple…

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CorrectionThe letter published under the headline “How embarrassing” in the May 6 edition of the Columbia Gorge News was incorrectly attributed to Dan Van Vactor. The letter was written by Tim Arends of The Dalles. We regret the error, which has been corrected online. Dan Van Vactor said he …

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Why do they risk their lives?Why are first responders risking their lives for us? They want us to live through COVID-19.Why are they testing people for this disease? So every day, the scientists are trying to find a cure.There are a lot of people who have died from this disease. First respon…

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Why do they risk their lives?Why are first responders risking their lives for us? They want us to live through COVID-19.Why are they testing people for this disease? So every day, the scientists are trying to find a cure.There are a lot of people who have died from this disease. First respon…

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Vote for KramerPlease vote in the May primary. We have several important races on the line that will determine the future of Wasco County.The race for County Commissioner is between Steve Kramer, a Wasco County native, and Marcus Swift, who, until a year ago, lived in Portland. You cannot po…

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Vote for KramerPlease vote in the May primary. We have several important races on the line that will determine the future of Wasco County.The race for County Commissioner is between Steve Kramer, a Wasco County native, and Marcus Swift, who, until a year ago, lived in Portland. You cannot po…

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COVID vulnerableSocial distancing, stay-at-home orders, essential workers, flatten the curve, school closures: These are words and phrases that can be heard daily and have become the new norm during this COVD-19 pandemic. Family lives and routines flipped upside down, parents are being asked…

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COVID vulnerableSocial distancing, stay-at-home orders, essential workers, flatten the curve, school closures: These are words and phrases that can be heard daily and have become the new norm during this COVD-19 pandemic. Family lives and routines flipped upside down, parents are being asked…

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Thanks for the ways to help in these difficult times (“How to Help during COVID-19” by Trisha Walker, Columbia Gorge News, April 15). We can also make a difference by talking to our members of Congress.

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I am writing to publicly encourage the SDS Lumber company to cancel their plans to log the lower portion of Spring Creek, a White Salmon River tributary near Husum. The proposed logging area is entirely inside the area that 30 years ago was set-aside as part of the White Salmon Wild and Scen…

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Be a voterWashington has an important primary election coming up on Aug. 4. It is great that Washingtonians get to vote by mail. But it is important that you know if you are currently registered to vote. You can check your registration and register online at voter.votewa.gov until July 27, a…

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USFS ‘log jam’Implementing the management plan for the White Salmon National Wild and Scenic River hinges on acquiring willing seller property, but for 30 years, the Forest Service has resisted doing that. This mismanagement has resulted in extensive clear cutting and residential development…

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USFS ‘log jam’Implementing the management plan for the White Salmon National Wild and Scenic River hinges on acquiring willing seller property, but for 30 years, the Forest Service has resisted doing that. This mismanagement has resulted in extensive clear cutting and residential development…

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Swift endorsementThe Wasco County Law Enforcement Association would like to formally endorse Marcus Swift for Wasco county Commissioner. Marcus understands the challenges that our deputies and dispatchers face in serving and protecting Wasco County. He shows passion in tackling rising comple…

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CorrectionThe letter published under the headline “How embarrassing” in the May 6 edition of the Columbia Gorge News was incorrectly attributed to Dan Van Vactor. The letter was written by Tim Arends of The Dalles. We regret the error, which has been corrected online. Dan Van Vactor said he …

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Why do they risk their lives?Why are first responders risking their lives for us? They want us to live through COVID-19.Why are they testing people for this disease? So every day, the scientists are trying to find a cure.There are a lot of people who have died from this disease. First respon…

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Why do they risk their lives?Why are first responders risking their lives for us? They want us to live through COVID-19.Why are they testing people for this disease? So every day, the scientists are trying to find a cure.There are a lot of people who have died from this disease. First respon…

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Vote for KramerPlease vote in the May primary. We have several important races on the line that will determine the future of Wasco County.The race for County Commissioner is between Steve Kramer, a Wasco County native, and Marcus Swift, who, until a year ago, lived in Portland. You cannot po…

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Vote for KramerPlease vote in the May primary. We have several important races on the line that will determine the future of Wasco County.The race for County Commissioner is between Steve Kramer, a Wasco County native, and Marcus Swift, who, until a year ago, lived in Portland. You cannot po…

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COVID vulnerableSocial distancing, stay-at-home orders, essential workers, flatten the curve, school closures: These are words and phrases that can be heard daily and have become the new norm during this COVD-19 pandemic. Family lives and routines flipped upside down, parents are being asked…

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COVID vulnerableSocial distancing, stay-at-home orders, essential workers, flatten the curve, school closures: These are words and phrases that can be heard daily and have become the new norm during this COVD-19 pandemic. Family lives and routines flipped upside down, parents are being asked…

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Thanks for the ways to help in these difficult times (“How to Help during COVID-19” by Trisha Walker, Columbia Gorge News, April 15). We can also make a difference by talking to our members of Congress.

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I am writing to publicly encourage the SDS Lumber company to cancel their plans to log the lower portion of Spring Creek, a White Salmon River tributary near Husum. The proposed logging area is entirely inside the area that 30 years ago was set-aside as part of the White Salmon Wild and Scen…

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I was disappointed reading the April 8 Columbia Gorge News that had gobbled up our White Salmon Enterprise, local paper, for the lack of coverage and input from Klickitat County’s West Side.

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