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Klickitat County repeals White Salmon rezoning
July 16, the Columbian - The abrupt repeal of a controversial rezoning along the White Salmon River has put a years-long legal battle in limbo.
PRESS RELEASE: Friends scores major victory at Washington Supreme Court
June 11 - In a victory for Friends and Save Our Scenic Area, the Washington Supreme Court held that Skamania County is in violation of the Growth Management Act.
PRESS RELEASE: Friends, allies appeal federal oil train rules
May 14 - A coalition of conservation organizations and citizen groups are challenging new federal safety standards for oil trains.
PRESS RELEASE: Latest accident reinforces danger of oil trains, inadequacy of new federal rules
May 6 - At 7:15 a.m. CST this morning, a derailment and explosion of a BNSF crude oil train caused the evacuation of the nearby town of Heimdal, North Dakota.
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Norman Yeon Legacy Circle Gathering
Sunday, Aug. 9 - If you have included Friends in your estate plans, please join us for a special legacy gathering on the Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler.
Table for Friends in Vancouver
Tuesday, Aug. 4 - Join Friends at the Fircrest Neighborhood Association's Eastside Community Picnic & National Night Out. We'll hand out hiking information, talk about current issues facing the ...
Public Comment Hearing on NuStar Oil Terminal Proposal, Vancouver WA
Thursday, Aug. 6 - A second oil train terminal has been proposed for the Port of Vancouver; this is your opportunity to make a public comment on the NuStar terminal.
Table for Friends at Southeast Portland Sunday Parkways
Sunday, Aug. 23 - Share a taste of the Gorge's hiking trails and cycling routes with hundreds of bike-loving Portlanders at Portland Sunday Parkways in Southeast Portland. Join Friends as we talk ...