News & Updates
Route Fifty: Bus Service in a Recreation Corridor Takes Off
September 18, 2019
Oregon’s Department of Transportation has seen strong demand among riders for buses that run between Portland and the Columbia River Gorge.
Columbia Gorge Climate Strike Week
September 16, 2019
The Gorge joins hundreds of locations, worldwide, calling for action to address the global climate crisis.
Outdoors NW: Columbia Friends Earn Accreditation
September 13, 2019
The Friends of the Columbia Gorge Land Trust was awarded its inaugural accreditation by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance.
Friends of the Columbia Gorge Land Trust Earns National Recognition
September 4, 2019
Friends Land Trust to be honored at national annual Land Trust Alliance gathering this fall.
Camas-Washougal Post-Record: Rock Mine Takes Hit at Hearing
August 22, 2019
Gorge Commission reverses 2018 county decision; Friends group seeks stop-work order on illegal mining.
The Columbian: Gorge Commission votes 10-1 Against Washougal Gravel Mine
August 13, 2019
The commission is considering its next steps regarding enforcement.
OPB: Gorge Commission Rejects Mining Operation Within Scenic Area
August 13, 2019
The 10-1 vote delivered a win to Washougal, WA, residents and the conservation group, Friends of the Columbia Gorge.
Kitsap Sun: 'Plein Air' Art Captures Beauty of Columbia Gorge
August 12, 2019
More than 40 artists traveled to the Gorge in late July to participate in what was essentially a four-day paint-off.