Ranchers and farmers are applauding a move by Congress to roll back federal authority over small waterways, including some stock ponds and irrigation ditches. “I think the House sent a very clear message,” said U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, whose Second Congressional District encompasses Wasco County.
BEND (AP) — A new lawsuit argues that state and federal agencies are harming the Deschutes River and its native Oregon spotted frogs.
Opponents in Gorge fight train transport
Dropping water level in aquifer sparks action
Motorists challenged to use alternative methods to travel
Dave Karlson bikes 22 miles once a week
Project will help mitigate flood impact, provide habitat for fish
SALEM — The Oregon Hanford Cleanup Board will meet Sept. 21-22 at The Discovery Center in The Dalles, 5000 Discovery Drive. For 25 years, Hanford has been the site of the world’s largest environmental cleanup program, the result of wastes created during the production of plutonium for America’s nuclear weapons program. Cleanup will continue for at least the next several decades.
Cougar Creek Fire has mixed impact on Mount Adams
There are some very large fish being unloaded this week at Gilmore Fish Smokehouse, located at 167 Highway 197, near Dallesport.
Symbol of opposition to fossil fuel projects makes stop in Hood River
YCC crew spends summer working in the Mount Hood National Forest
Conservation Corner is provided by Tammy Tripp of the Wasco County Soil and Water Conservation District.
Biologists believe warm water is to blame
PORTLAND (AP) — Federal authorities defended their latest plan for mitigating damage to salmon and steelhead imperiled by hydroelectric dams in the Columbia River Basin.