VIDEO: KATU News Features Preserve the Wonder Campaign
Walking along the Columbia River at Steigerwald Shores. (photographer: Debbie Asakawa)

VIDEO: KATU News Features Preserve the Wonder Campaign

Monday, July 24, 2017

Executive Director Kevin Gorman is interviewed at Steigerwlad Shores campaign property.

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Oregon Oil Train Bill Dies in Committee
A Union Pacific unit oil train burns after derailing in Mosier, OR, June 3, 2016. (photographer: Paloma Ayala)

Oregon Oil Train Bill Dies in Committee

Friday, July 7, 2017

Legislators miss an opportunity to protect against the next derailment.

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PRESS RELEASE: Oregon Oil Train Bill Fails to Protect Communities
An oil train passes between the Columbia River and Starvation Creek, adjacent to Interstate 84 on the Oregon side of the Columbia Gorge. (photographer: Stan Hall)

PRESS RELEASE: Oregon Oil Train Bill Fails to Protect Communities

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

The bill is marred by secrecy provisions and lack of enforcement.

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Outdoor Education Roundup: Bringing Students to the Gorge
Eighth-graders from Portland's St. Andrew Nativity School stop at Vista House with Kevin Price from Oregon State Parks, May 2017. (photographer: Nick Wiltgen)

Outdoor Education Roundup: Bringing Students to the Gorge

Thursday, June 22, 2017

An update on how we educate the Gorge protectors of tomorrow.

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160-Acre Purchase = 900-Acre Restoration!
Walking along the Columbia River at the Steigerwald Shores property, with Crown Point and Vista House in the distance. (photographer: Debbie Asakawa)

160-Acre Purchase = 900-Acre Restoration!

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Behind the scenes at Steigerwald Shores, the crown jewel of Friends' land campaign.

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Shuttle, Trail Volunteers Ease Dog Mountain Congestion and Stress
Trail Talk Ambassador Sharon Ross gives information to a hiker at the Dog Mountain trailhead, June 2017. (photographer: Mitch Hammontree)

Shuttle, Trail Volunteers Ease Dog Mountain Congestion and Stress

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Friends of the Columbia Gorge partners with U.S. Forest Service to create better hiking experience.

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Gorge Commissioners Uphold Wasco County Commission’s Denial of Rail Expansion Project
The community of Mosier, OR, seen from Mosier Plateau. (photographer: Paloma Ayala)

Gorge Commissioners Uphold Wasco County Commission’s Denial of Rail Expansion Project

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Tribes, conservation groups applaud Columbia River Gorge Commission decision on proposed Union Pacific Mosier rail expansion

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Hundreds Gather in Mosier to Remember Derailment
After the derailment anniversary rally, attendees proceed to the Columbia River for a ceremony, June 3, 2017. (photographer: Kyle Ramey for Stand Up to Oil)

Hundreds Gather in Mosier to Remember Derailment

Saturday, June 3, 2017

One year after an oil train derailment in the town, hundreds gathered in Mosier to remember the fiery wreck and speak out against proposed fossil fuel terminal developments.

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Friends, Coalition Partners Deliver 1.3 Million Comments Against Coal and Oil Transport
Rally on the Washington Capitol steps in Olympia before the petition deliveries. (photographer: Ryan Rittenhouse)

Friends, Coalition Partners Deliver 1.3 Million Comments Against Coal and Oil Transport

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Find out what's next and how you can help.

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Washington Regulators: Coal Terminal Would Cause
A coal train thunders through the eastern Columbia Gorge. (photo: Friends' archive

Washington Regulators: Coal Terminal Would Cause "Signficant, Long-Lasting Harm"

Thursday, May 4, 2017

State agency and county release final review for largest proposed coal export terminal in North America.

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