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Route Fifty: Bus Service in a Recreation Corridor Takes Off

Route Fifty: Bus Service in a Recreation Corridor Takes Off

September 18, 2019
In the Press

Oregon’s Department of Transportation has seen strong demand among riders for buses that run between Portland and the Columbia River Gorge.

Outdoors NW: Columbia Friends Earn Accreditation

Outdoors NW: Columbia Friends Earn Accreditation

September 13, 2019
In the Press

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.

Camas-Washougal Post-Record: Rock Mine Takes Hit at Hearing

Camas-Washougal Post-Record: Rock Mine Takes Hit at Hearing

August 22, 2019
In the Press

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

The Columbian: Gorge Commission votes 10-1 Against Washougal Gravel Mine

August 13, 2019
In the Press

The commission is considering its next steps regarding enforcement.

OPB: Gorge Commission Rejects Mining Operation Within Scenic Area

OPB: Gorge Commission Rejects Mining Operation Within Scenic Area

August 13, 2019
In the Press

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

Kitsap Sun: 'Plein Air' Art Captures Beauty of Columbia Gorge

August 12, 2019
In the Press

More than 40 artists traveled to the Gorge in late July to participate in what was essentially a four-day paint-off.

OPB: Residents Say Columbia Gorge Mine Violates Scenic Area Act

OPB: Residents Say Columbia Gorge Mine Violates Scenic Area Act

August 9, 2019
In the Press

Washougal, WA, residents say a controversial rock-mining operation is disrupting their neighborhood’s peace and quiet.

Willamette Week: High Court Rules Against State in Energy Facility Decision

Willamette Week: High Court Rules Against State in Energy Facility Decision

August 4, 2019
In the Press

The opinion could affect future wind farms and natural gas plants, as well as two facilities that are already permitted.

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