Columbia County Commissioners discuss cameras at Public Health
Commissioner Chuck Amerein discovered private-server cameras installed at the new Public Health building during a visit last week
May 13, 2021
DAYTON—The Columbia County Commissioners met Monday, May 10, to discuss the WSU Columbia County Extension Agent position and the use of cameras in a county office.
The Commissioners heard from Dave McKinley and Jim Moyer, who are exploring options to fill the local extension agent position. The former extension agent, Paul Carter, retired in January after more than 15 years on the job.
McKinley, a local farmer, said that Columbia County has had an extension agent available for 100 years. He is worried that Washington State University will not replace Carter, taking a valuable agricultur...