News & Updates
KATU: Gorge Traffic Tie-Ups Spawn Changes and More Likely on the Way
July 17, 2019
Hour-long traffic backups are happening along the historic highway where ODOT says traffic has increased 50% during the past decade.
Bike Portland: Time to Look Past Cars, Says Gorge Leader
July 11, 2019
The head of the organization whose mission is to protect the Columbia Gorge wants fewer people to drive cars through it.
Willamette Week: Oregon Legislature Passes Three Notable Environmental Bills
July 3, 2019
There will be new regulations for diesel trucks, oil trains and scrapyard operators.
Oregon Legislature Passes Historic Oil Train Spill Response Bill
June 29, 2019
Three years after the Mosier derailment and spill, the Oregon Legislature steps up
The Dalles Chronicle: Summit Ridge Project Hits Opposition, Technical Challenges
June 29, 2019
The wind farm, an approved but as yet unbuilt wind energy generation facility proposed near the Deschutes River, is in limbo.
View Point Inn Restoration Moves Ahead
June 21, 2019
Friends of the Columbia Gorge and View Point Inn owners reach a settlement agreement to restore and reopen the historic property.
Land Trust Alliance: Productive Partnerships
June 12, 2019
Friends' land trust featured as example of land trust connecting with community groups or local businesses.