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The Oregonian: A Proposed Power Plant May Be Canceled, but Controversy Remains

The Oregonian: A Proposed Power Plant May Be Canceled, but Controversy Remains

April 16, 2021
In the Press

The developer of a proposed gas-fired power plant in Oregon has apparently decided to withdraw its state-issued permit.

Victory Over Fracked Gas Power Plant

Victory Over Fracked Gas Power Plant

April 15, 2021
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​​​​​​​Victory Over Fracked Gas Power Plant: Developer Abandons Plans to Build Controversial Plant in Umatilla County

KATU: Travel Safe: Columbia River Gorge in Bloom

KATU: Travel Safe: Columbia River Gorge in Bloom

April 14, 2021
In the Press

Taking a trip to see Gorge wildflowers is a great way to get out of town while continuing to follow social distancing measures.

Friends Calls on Oregon Legislature to Take Stand on Bias Crimes on Public Lands

Friends Calls on Oregon Legislature to Take Stand on Bias Crimes on Public Lands

April 8, 2021
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"The conservation community cannot be silent any longer on issues of justice, equality, and access to the outdoors," says Friends Executive Director Kevin Gorman.

Friends of the Columbia Gorge Launches Second Spring Gorge Haiku Challenge

Friends of the Columbia Gorge Launches Second Spring Gorge Haiku Challenge

April 7, 2021
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Poetry challenge asks the public to write and share haikus on what they love about the Columbia Gorge and how we all can help protect, preserve, and steward the area for generations to come.

Friends Appeals Logging Decisions Made by Federal & State Agencies

Friends Appeals Logging Decisions Made by Federal & State Agencies

March 2, 2021

The decisions would allow commercial logging in most restricted area of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, in violation of Scenic Area law and Gorge Management Plan.

"When You See Something That Isn't Right, You Must Say Something"

"When You See Something That Isn't Right, You Must Say Something"

January 7, 2021
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A joint statement from Friends of the Columbia Gorge and Columbia Riverkeeper on a peaceful transfer of power.

KATU: Everyday Heroes: Reconnecting Steigerwald Refuge to the Columbia River

KATU: Everyday Heroes: Reconnecting Steigerwald Refuge to the Columbia River

December 4, 2020
In the Press

(A) group is working right now to transform a section of land along the Columbia River and return a wildlife refuge to a more natural state.

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