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Columbia River Gorge

More Reason to Leave the Car Behind When Visiting the Columbia River Gorge

A lot of websites only provide directions by car. Columbia Gorge Car-Free chooses routes more conducive to a natural setting.

April 11, 2018 - Bike Portland

Columbia River Gorge Fire

Columbia River Gorge Resilient After the 30,000-acre Eagle Creek Fire

Good fire news from Oregon offers some relief from several weeks of scary environmental news from around the country.

September 7, 2017 - Willamette Week

Will Columbia River Gorge Oil Train Derailment Be a 'Death Knell' for Bakken Crude-by-Rail?

After a long night fighting a fire that erupted when a 96-car oil train carrying Bakken crude from North Dakota derailed on June 3 in Mosier, Oregon, the fire chief called for an end to shipping the volatile oil by rail.

June 6, 2016 - The Oregonian

Canada Ready to Renegotiate Critical Columbia River Treaty

The U.S. and Canada have come to an agreement that it's time to renegotiate a treaty that governs the management of dams and water along the Columbia River—one of the largest rivers on the continent.

March 27, 2016 - The Tyee

Astoria-Megler Bridge

Meet the Beautiful Bridges 'Spanning Oregon'

Oregon lovers and bridge lovers alike will find lots to appreciate in the "Spanning Oregon" series.

December 29, 2015 - The Oregonian

California Refineries Prepare to Receive Cheaper Crude-by-Rail

The surge in oil production has not benefited California, but that's about to change. Shale oil from North Dakota and other states costs $15 less than imported oil. After transportation costs, California refineries would save $3 per barrel.

October 10, 2014 - The Wall Street Journal

Portland Streetcar Bike

7 Ways Portland Is Better Than Your City

On a recent trip to Portland, land use attorney Bill Adams couldn't help but make comparisons to redevelopment efforts elsewhere. He found 7 tangible areas in which Portland shines through its copious clouds.

August 1, 2013 -

Wind Turbine Bridge Stirs Imaginations

A proposed bridge going over the Columbia River in the Portland-Vancouver area may be able to power itself with wind turbines integrated right onto the design.

January 15, 2009 - OregonLive

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