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Columbia County Spotlight: New Rail Safety Rules Approved by Legislature

Columbia County Spotlight: New Rail Safety Rules Approved by Legislature

July 19, 2019
In the Press

Passed by House and Senate, legislation now awaits Gov. Kate Brown's signature.

The Dalles Chronicle: Turtles' Slow Fight for Survival

The Dalles Chronicle: Turtles' Slow Fight for Survival

July 17, 2019
Latest News, In the Press

Western pond turtles struggle against bullfrogs, habitat loss, and now, shell disease.

KATU: Gorge Traffic Tie-Ups Spawn Changes and More Likely on the Way

KATU: Gorge Traffic Tie-Ups Spawn Changes and More Likely on the Way

July 17, 2019
In the Press, Multimedia

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

Bike Portland: Time to Look Past Cars, Says Gorge Leader

July 11, 2019
Latest News, In the Press

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

Willamette Week: Oregon Legislature Passes Three Notable Environmental Bills

July 3, 2019
Latest News, In the Press

There will be new regulations for diesel trucks, oil trains and scrapyard operators.

The Dalles Chronicle: Summit Ridge Project Hits Opposition, Technical Challenges

The Dalles Chronicle: Summit Ridge Project Hits Opposition, Technical Challenges

June 29, 2019
Latest News, In the Press

The wind farm, an approved but as yet unbuilt wind energy generation facility proposed near the Deschutes River, is in limbo.

Oregon Legislature Passes Historic Oil Train Spill Response Bill

Oregon Legislature Passes Historic Oil Train Spill Response Bill

June 29, 2019
Latest News

Three years after the Mosier derailment and spill, the Oregon Legislature steps up

View Point Inn Restoration Moves Ahead

View Point Inn Restoration Moves Ahead

June 21, 2019
Latest News

Friends of the Columbia Gorge and View Point Inn owners reach a settlement agreement to restore and reopen the historic property.

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