The Eagle Creek fire has closed most trails from Wyeth to Troutdale.
Hood River County Presented With $46,140 Gift in Honor of Wildfire Heroes
Hood River County Deputy Chris Guertin, Sheriff Matt English and Reserve Deputy Bob Stewart with gift from Friends-led public appeal. (photographer: Blaine Franger)

Hood River County Presented With $46,140 Gift in Honor of Wildfire Heroes

Monday, October 16, 2017

A recent public appeal was led by Friends in appreciation of the Hood River County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Division's efforts in the Eagle Creek wildfire.

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It's Time to Reconnect With the Gorge
View of White Salmon and Hood River looking west from Burdoin Mountain. (photographer: Debbie Asakawa)

It's Time to Reconnect With the Gorge

Friday, September 22, 2017

Executive Director Kevin Gorman: Let's use the coming weeks and months to extend our gratitude to Gorge communities.

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PRESS RELEASE: Walden Gorge Salvage Logging Proposal Must Be Stopped
The Eagle Creek fire smolders as rain falls on the Columbia Gorge, Sept. 18, 2017. (photographer: Daniel Stindt)

PRESS RELEASE: Walden Gorge Salvage Logging Proposal Must Be Stopped

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

"The Walden clear-cut bill could undo over 100 years of forest protection," Friends Conservation Director Michael Lang stressed.

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Friends Applauds Gorge Wildfire Containment Efforts
A City of Portland fire crew douses part of the Eagle Creek fire near Multnomah Falls. (photo courtesy of Multnomah County Communications)

Friends Applauds Gorge Wildfire Containment Efforts

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Executive Director Kevin Gorman: "We have a long journey ahead but the Gorge is a resilient place."

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Eagle Creek Fire: Frequently Asked Questions
The Eagle Creek Fire burns above Cascade Locks, OR and the Columbia River, Sept. 4, 2017. (photographer: Teresa Larson)

Eagle Creek Fire: Frequently Asked Questions

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Friends' response to the wildfire and what you can do to help.

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Ways to Conquer Columbia Gorge Congestion Need to Start Now
Overcrowding at Oneonta Gorge on a 100-degree day. (photographer: Lee Weinstein)

Ways to Conquer Columbia Gorge Congestion Need to Start Now

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Executive Director Kevin Gorman: Where many see challenges and threats, there's an opportunity to step back and get things right.

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What's Next for the Vancouver Oil Terminal Proposal?
The "Portland Raging Grannies" sing their testimony against the Tesoro oil terminal at an Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council hearing Tuesday in Vancouver. (photographer: Ariane Kunze/The Columbian)

What's Next for the Vancouver Oil Terminal Proposal?

Thursday, August 24, 2017

The years-long regulatory process moves toward a final decision.

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Without John Yeon, There Would Be No Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
John Yeon's The Shire, with Multnomah Falls in the distance. (photographer: Stan Hall)

Without John Yeon, There Would Be No Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Executive Director Kevin Gorman reflects on a low-key Oregon conservation leader, who's the subject of a new exhibit and book.

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Opponents See Gorge Farm Plan as Effort to 'Game the System'
Greg Misarti stands on his property in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. (Jake Thomas/The Columbian)

Opponents See Gorge Farm Plan as Effort to 'Game the System'

Friday, August 18, 2017

Friends and neighbors say proposal is an attempt to sidestep Gorge preservation regulations.

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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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