News & Updates: Latest News
Winners Announced in Friends' Fourth Annual Photo Contest
April 7, 2019
Colleen Wright wins grand prize for evocative shot along Nick Eaton Ridge trail.
Friends Testifies in Support of Funding for the Gorge Commission
March 25, 2019
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
February 7, 2019
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
October 10, 2018
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
July 18, 2018
Pacific Crest Trail, Benson State Park Reopen After Eagle Creek Fire
June 14, 2018
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
June 4, 2018
Friends completes $5.5 million land-preservation campaign on the Washington side of the Gorge
The Gorge Comes to Pioneer Courthouse Square
May 29, 2018
Walker Macy Designs Gorge Theme for 2018 Festival of Flowers