White Salmon River Homecoming Celebration September 29, 2012!

The public is invited to the White Salmon River Homecoming, a community celebration of the river on September 29th. The event includes an opportunity to experience the river on a raft trip, share a traditional salmon bake meal prepared by Yakama tribal cooks and local gardeners, and hear updates on the removal of Condit Dam and subsequent restoration of the river. This celebration marks the return of the salmon and the beginning of the restoration process. After decades of debate, deliberations, and disagreements over the fate of Condit Dam, this event is hoped to be a small step for the community toward healing these divisions. In the morning, the celebration begins with low-cost river floats for community members sponsored by Wet Planet Rafting and the outfitters of the White Salmon River. The event continues in the afternoon when community members will the be offered a seat at the table during a community salmon meal, sponsored by Yakama Nation Fisheries at Northwestern...
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Husum/BZ Public Meeting – Take Action

Take Action - Husum/BZ Public Meeting Here is a rezone map. Download this letter and edit it as you like or download this pdf.  Written and verbal testimony will be accepted at the hearing on April 5th.  If you want your comment to be received by the Commission before the meeting, send it to the County by March 30.  Written testimony to the County can be mailed or faxed. Mail to:  Klickitat County Board of Commissioners c/o Klickitat County Planning Department 228 W. Main Street, MS-CH-17 Goldendale,  WA  98620 Fax to:  (509) 773-6206 [Your Name and Address]  [Date] Klickitat County Board of Commissioners c/o Klickitat County Planning Department 228 W. Main Street, MS-CH-17 Goldendale,  WA  98620   Re:      Written Comments on Proposed Husum/BZ Sub-Area Plan Dear Commissioners: For the reasons stated below, we ask that you do not approve the proposed Husum/BZ Sub-Area Plan. 1.         The proposed plan does not adequately protect the White Salmon River, its tributaries and both existing and new wells from nitrate pollution. 2.         Nothing in the plan ensures that existing wells will not...
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Time to Participate in Husum/BZ Rezone

Time to Participate News Flash – Klickitat County Board of Commissioners to hold Husum/BZ rezone public meeting April 5, 2012 (4:00-8:00 pm) in White Salmon Pioneer Center. Return here as we provide additional details for participation including a form letter for commenting early the week of March 25, 2012. Also, visit our Husum/BZ Sub-Area Plan page for additional information....
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Mt Adams EA Comment Period Extended – April 16, 2012

The EA comment period has been extended to April 16, 2012. The Mt Adams Ranger District  grazing allotment permit reissuance environmental assessment is available for review and comment (comments due April 1, 2012. The proposed action is to reauthorize the allotment permit and continue the current operation for the duration of the next 10-year permit, with the addition of a pipeline from Pine Tree Spring to the existing storage tank on the 8225-150 Road. The allotment is from the east bank of the White Salmon River on the west to the Forest boundary on the east and from the Mt. Adams Wilderness on the NW side to just north of Trout Lake, WA. Mt Adams Ranger District: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/fs-usda-pop.php/?project=30508 The Friends of Mount Adams (http://mtadamsfriends.org/) has an Action Alert: Protect Mt. Adams Meadows. Just click and learn about the issues....
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