An Australian company behind two proposed coal ports in the Pacific Northwest recently sold its North American assets to a Denver private equity firm in an apparent bid to stave off a cash crisis, regulatory filings show.
Representatives from governors’ offices plan to attend Dec. 9 meeting
Representatives from both the Oregon and Washington governors’ offices plan to be in town next week to provide an update on what each state is doing to address coal and oil transport through the Gorge.
What better stocking stuffer than a year of free parking at Oregon’s state parks? From Dec. 1-31, holiday shoppers can buy an annual day-use parking permit for only $25 — a $5 discount from the regular price of $30.
Oregon State University Extension Service is holding a presentation and discussion session Dec. 6 on Bark Beetle Infestations and Tree Health in the Hood River area. The event will be from 10 a.m. to noon at the OSU Extension Service Conference Room at 2990 Experiment Station Drive, Hood River. (Turn east next to Your Party and Rental Center.)
Gorge Grown Food Network will be hosting Feeding the Gorge: Community Conversations this winter in order to provide local residents with the opportunity to share their ideas and inspirations for the local food system.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In September 2012, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was ready to announce a major decision on a Columbia River coal port that would either fast-track an environmental study of the area or commit to a years-long review.
Naitos look to break ground on project early next year
After over two years of appeals and nearly as many in negotiations, the legal disputes over the proposed Nichols Landing development have been put to rest.
OLYMPIA - The public will have more time to review proposed changes to fishing rules for the Columbia River Basin under an extended comment period announced recently by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
When leaves fall and days get shorter, stink bugs go on the move looking for a warm, dry place for winter. Often that means sharing our homes with these prehistoric-looking insects, whether we know it or not.
Leave your porch light on, and more
With cold windy weather blowing into parts of the Northwest, Pacific Power reminds its customers and the public to take precautions to stay safe and comfortable.
There is drama in vapor: this photo of a misty isle, aka Wells Island, in the Columbia just northwest of Hood River, shows that the wonder of nature is worth getting up for at 8 a.m. on a Sunday.
Joyce Reinig, who lives on Country Club Road near Sunset, wants to warn neighbors of confirmed wolf sightings in the neighborhood.
The Washington Department of Ecology issued $564,465 in penalties of $1,000 or more July through September 2014, including one to two Klickitat County men.
“It looks like a combination of slowing down, stopping to chain, sliding around, or multiple other things.”
As trains carrying crude oil stream through the Gorge on a weekly basis, the area’s emergency responders are busy preparing for potential derailments and the chaos that could follow.