Hour-long traffic backups are happening along the historic highway where ODOT says traffic has increased 50% during the past decade.
Western pond turtles struggle against bullfrogs, habitat loss, and now, shell disease.
The head of the organization whose mission is to protect the Columbia Gorge wants fewer people to drive cars through it.
There will be new regulations for diesel trucks, oil trains and scrapyard operators.
The wind farm, an approved but as yet unbuilt wind energy generation facility proposed near the Deschutes River, is in limbo.
Friends' land trust featured as example of land trust connecting with community groups or local businesses.