It was hardly surprising that the politically-driven Columbia Gorge Commission decided last week to reject Union Pacific’s proposal to build an extended railroad siding at Mosier. UP attorneys rightfully questioned why their project was being seen in an almost totally different light by commission officials in 2017.
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Sunshine deserves equal treatment
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It’s been almost 20 years since the Northern Oregon Regional Correctional Facilities opened, so many people may no longer recall, or be too young to remember, that independent jails in Hood River and The Dalles were so overcrowded that they failed to meet standards for care of inmates and were under federal judicial oversight.
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Every warrior has a story to tell and time is running out to get those of the “Greatest Generation” down on paper before they have passed on.
Once again, the Columbia River Gorge Commission is fighting for funding to do its job. After 30 years of protecting the largest and most beautiful National Scenic Area in the United States, it is no closer to having the resources required to accomplish the mission established by passage of the National Scenic Area Act of 1986.
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