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Winners Announced in Friends' Fourth Annual Photo Contest

Winners Announced in Friends' Fourth Annual Photo Contest

April 7, 2019
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Colleen Wright wins grand prize for evocative shot along Nick Eaton Ridge trail.

Friends Testifies in Support of Funding for the Gorge Commission

Friends Testifies in Support of Funding for the Gorge Commission

March 25, 2019
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Testimony by Executive Director Kevin Gorman in front of the Oregon Legislature's Ways and Means Subcommittee on Natural Resources

Friends Staff Urge Strong Oil Train Safety Law in Testimony at Capitol

Friends Staff Urge Strong Oil Train Safety Law in Testimony at Capitol

February 7, 2019
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Read testimony by two Friends' staff members regarding the first oil train safety bill up for consideration in 2019.

Friends of the Columbia Gorge Appeals Zimmerly Mining Decision

Friends of the Columbia Gorge Appeals Zimmerly Mining Decision

October 10, 2018
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Gorge Commission urged to stop largest ongoing land-use violation in history of the Gorge National Scenic Area.

Wildfire Near The Dalles Spreads to Over 36,000 Acres

Wildfire Near The Dalles Spreads to Over 36,000 Acres

July 18, 2018
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Pacific Crest Trail, Benson State Park Reopen After Eagle Creek Fire

Pacific Crest Trail, Benson State Park Reopen After Eagle Creek Fire

June 14, 2018
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To protect public safety, it is illegal for hikers to venture off the newly reopened trails.

Conservation Group Permanently Protects 470 Acres of Land in Columbia Gorge

Conservation Group Permanently Protects 470 Acres of Land in Columbia Gorge

June 4, 2018
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Friends completes $5.5 million land-preservation campaign on the Washington side of the Gorge

The Gorge Comes to Pioneer Courthouse Square

The Gorge Comes to Pioneer Courthouse Square

May 29, 2018
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Walker Macy Designs Gorge Theme for 2018 Festival of Flowers

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