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Oregon denies coal terminal on the Columbia River
Aug. 18 - In a major victory for Friends and Power Past Coal, regulators ruled the proposal inconsistent with river protection.
Commission sounds alarm on coal, oil transport
Aug. 8, Portland Tribune - ...Nathan Baker, staff attorney at Friends of the Columbia Gorge, which sent a press release in support of the commission, said health and environmental threats from an ...
Train derailment cleanup continues near Oregon line
Aug. 2, Walla Walla Union-Bulletin - Crews pulled five Union Pacific railroad boxcars out of the Columbia River on Friday after an early morning derailment that same day off Highway 730 just south of ...
Gorge panel mulls budget
July 29, The Dalles Chronicle - The Gorge Commission is finessing a budget request it hopes will boost its staffing ? but just how much money to ask for is still being weighed.
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Table for Friends: Conservation Alliance at the Portland Backyard Collective
Thursday, Aug. 21 - Join Friends and the Conservation Alliance at the Portland Backyard Collective to give back to the outdoors. We'll hand out hiking information, talk about current issues facing ...
Table for Friends at Southeast Portland Sunday Parkways
Sunday, Aug. 24 - Share a taste of the Gorge's hiking trails and cycling routes with hundreds of bike-loving Portlanders at the SE Portland Sunday Parkways. Join Friends as we hand out hiking ...
Missa Gaia/Earth Mass
Sunday, Aug. 24 - Celebrate the cultures and creatures of the whole Earth the Missa Gaia PDX Community Choir directed by by Susan Peck. Proceeds benefit Friends of the Columbia Gorge.
Table for Friends at Pacific Crest Trail Days, Cascade Locks, OR
Friday-Sunday, September 5-7 - Join Friends at the 8th Annual Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) Days on Thunder Island in Cascade Locks, September 5-7, 2014. This unique weekend event promotes outdoor ...