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Oregon Terminates Gas-Fired Power Plant Proposal Near Columbia River

Oregon Terminates Gas-Fired Power Plant Proposal Near Columbia River

September 27, 2022
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“Oregon’s future begins today, free of new fossil fuel power plants, which are dirty dinosaurs of a bygone era.”

Portland Artist Wins Columbia Gorge "Paint Out"

Portland Artist Wins Columbia Gorge "Paint Out"

August 16, 2022
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Creating her award-winning work “wasn’t just plein air painting; it was adventure painting," said Portland-area painter Janie Lowe.

New Short Film Showcases Efforts to Stop Illegal Mining Operation in Gorge

New Short Film Showcases Efforts to Stop Illegal Mining Operation in Gorge

August 3, 2022
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Co-produced by Holden Films and Friends of the Columbia Gorge, "When the Hard Work Begins" prim

July 4th Holiday Weekends, Forests & Fireworks Just Don't Mix

July 4th Holiday Weekends, Forests & Fireworks Just Don't Mix

July 1, 2022
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In advance of the July 4th holiday weekend, Friends and the Columbia Gorge Tourism Alliance urge the public to celebrate safely and responsibly in the Gorge.

With Assist From Friends, Washington State Parks Expands Beacon Rock

With Assist From Friends, Washington State Parks Expands Beacon Rock

June 15, 2022
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Friends of the Columbia Gorge Land Trust held neighboring property until the agency could buy the land.

Hood River Photographer Wins Grand Prize in Seventh Annual Gorge Photo Contest

Hood River Photographer Wins Grand Prize in Seventh Annual Gorge Photo Contest

June 13, 2022
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Winning selection beautifully illustrates "identity, history, and family bonds," in Friends of the Columbia Gorge’s photo contest celebrating "Our Gorge Connections"

Friends of the Columbia Gorge Launches Third Spring Gorge Haiku Challenge

Friends of the Columbia Gorge Launches Third Spring Gorge Haiku Challenge

April 6, 2022
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Annual poetry challenge asks public to write, share haikus on what they love about the Gorge and how we all can help protect, preserve, and steward the area for generations to come.

Massive Mining Proposal Threatens Western Gorge

Massive Mining Proposal Threatens Western Gorge

March 31, 2022
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A massive gravel mine proposed near the Cape Horn trailhead in Skamania County would impact the livability and scenic values of the area for decades to come.

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