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The Columbian
Save the Date: Make weekend a home run with base ball or Camas DaysAdmission is $15, or $20 at the door. http://battlegroundrotary.org The Aloha
Save the Date: Make weekend a home run with base ball or Camas Days
The Columbian / Posted 7 hours ago
Admission is $15, or $20 at the door. http://battlegroundrotary.org The Aloha 5K Fun Run will take participants along the Columbia River, with live music at the turnaround. The fun run finish line will coincide with the start of the Hawaiian... Read more
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The Columbian
Morning Press: Conviction overturned; oil project ban; WildFinfare that comes directly from nearby farms, fields, waters and ranches.” The c
Morning Press: Conviction overturned; oil project ban; WildFin
The Columbian / Posted 7 hours ago
fare that comes directly from nearby farms, fields, waters and ranches.” The cost to fish for salmon and steelhead in the Columbia River would more than double under Washington’s draft license fee increases for 2017-19. Most of the increase would... Read more
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BC Local News
Revelstoke dumping ground reclaimed as kids bouldering areabridge. The collection of eight boulders are tucked along a small side road, s
Revelstoke dumping ground reclaimed as kids bouldering area
BC Local News / Posted 17 hours ago
bridge. The collection of eight boulders are tucked along a small side road, sandwiched between Westside Road and the Columbia River. They lead to a rock that juts out over the Columbia River providing views of the surrounding... Read more
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Revelstoke Review
Revelstoke dumping ground reclaimed as kids bouldering areabridge. The collection of eight boulders are tucked along a small side road, s
Revelstoke dumping ground reclaimed as kids bouldering area
Revelstoke Review / Posted 18 hours ago
bridge. The collection of eight boulders are tucked along a small side road, sandwiched between Westside Road and the Columbia River. They lead to a rock that juts out over the Columbia River providing views of the surrounding... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
First sockeye salmon reaches Stanley areajourney from the Pacific Ocean. Officials say about 1,000 sockeye bound for Id
First sockeye salmon reaches Stanley area
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 21 hours ago
journey from the Pacific Ocean. Officials say about 1,000 sockeye bound for Idaho have crossed Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River, and more than 700 of those have crossed Lower Granite Dam on the Snake River on the way to Idaho's Salmon... Read more
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KTVB Boise
First sockeye salmon reaches Stanley areajourney from the Pacific Ocean. Officials say about 1,000 sockeye bound for Id
First sockeye salmon reaches Stanley area
KTVB Boise / Posted 21 hours ago
journey from the Pacific Ocean. Officials say about 1,000 sockeye bound for Idaho have crossed Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River, and more than 700 of those have crossed Lower Granite Dam on the Snake River on the way to Idaho's Salmon... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Mosier parade and picnic SaturdayMosier will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Historic Columbia River High
Mosier parade and picnic Saturday
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 21 hours ago
Mosier will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Historic Columbia River Highway Saturday, July 23, with an appreciation picnic for emergency responders who helped during the June 3 derailment of oil tankers on Union Pacific tracks. A parade... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Wildfire sweeps through Gilliam County farmlandwasn't contained. Fitzsimmons says nobody had to evacuate, but some ranchers m
Wildfire sweeps through Gilliam County farmland
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 22 hours ago
wasn't contained. Fitzsimmons says nobody had to evacuate, but some ranchers moved their animals as a precaution. The cause of the blaze has not been determined. Arlington is located along the Columbia River and Condon is roughly 40 miles... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Wildfire sweeps through Gilliam County farmlandwasn't contained. Fitzsimmons says nobody had to evacuate, but some ranchers m
Wildfire sweeps through Gilliam County farmland
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 22 hours ago
wasn't contained. Fitzsimmons says nobody had to evacuate, but some ranchers moved their animals as a precaution. The cause of the blaze has not been determined. Arlington is located along the Columbia River and Condon is roughly 40 miles... Read more
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The Columbian
Wildfire sweeps through Eastern Oregon farmlandwasn’t contained. Fitzsimmons says nobody had to evacuate, but some ranchers m
Wildfire sweeps through Eastern Oregon farmland
The Columbian / Posted 23 hours ago
wasn’t contained. Fitzsimmons says nobody had to evacuate, but some ranchers moved their animals as a precaution. The cause of the blaze has not been determined. Arlington is located along the Columbia River and Condon is roughly 40 miles... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Wildfire sweeps through Gilliam County farmlandmoved their animals as a precaution. The cause of the blaze has not been deter
Wildfire sweeps through Gilliam County farmland
KTVZ Bend / Posted 23 hours ago
moved their animals as a precaution. The cause of the blaze has not been determined. Arlington is located along the Columbia River and Condon is roughly 40 miles south. Information from: East Oregonian,... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
First sockeye salmon reaches Stanley area in central Idahojourney from the Pacific Ocean. Officials say about 1,000 sockeye bound for Id
First sockeye salmon reaches Stanley area in central Idaho
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 23 hours ago
journey from the Pacific Ocean. Officials say about 1,000 sockeye bound for Idaho have crossed Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River, and more than 700 of those have crossed Lower Granite Dam on the Snake River on the way to Idaho's Salmon... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Wildfire sweeps through Gilliam County farmlandwasn't contained. Fitzsimmons says nobody had to evacuate, but some ranchers m
Wildfire sweeps through Gilliam County farmland
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 23 hours ago
wasn't contained. Fitzsimmons says nobody had to evacuate, but some ranchers moved their animals as a precaution. The cause of the blaze has not been determined. Arlington is located along the Columbia River and Condon is roughly 40 miles... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Ten destination concerts that offer an escape from the madness of festivalsthe Gorge with the Sasquatch Festival on Memorial Day weekend, it ends at the s
Ten destination concerts that offer an escape from the madness of festivals
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
the Gorge with the Sasquatch Festival on Memorial Day weekend, it ends at the same Washington state spot. Situated near the Columbia River, with the Cascade Mountains as a backdrop, the 27,500-seat venue is the mammoth place for three shows on... Read more
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OregonLive.com
22,000-acre wildfire threatens homes in Gilliam Countydispatched from Umatilla County, along with firefighters from the Bureau of Lan
22,000-acre wildfire threatens homes in Gilliam County
OregonLive.com / Posted yesterday
dispatched from Umatilla County, along with firefighters from the Bureau of Land Management's Prineville District. The cause of the blaze has not been determined. Arlington is located along the Columbia River and Condon is roughly 40 miles... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Mosier groundwater contaminated by oil train spillstate Department of Environmental Quality tells Portland station KATU that drin
Mosier groundwater contaminated by oil train spill
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted yesterday
state Department of Environmental Quality tells Portland station KATU that drinking water is not affected in the Columbia River Gorge town because those wells are uphill from where the oil train derailed June 3. The agency said Wednesday... Read more
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The Seattle Times
$99 Road Trip: To Ellensburg and Cle Elum for history and a good steakthe state’s capital. It is the county seat and largest city in Kittitas County,
$99 Road Trip: To Ellensburg and Cle Elum for history and a good steak
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
the state’s capital. It is the county seat and largest city in Kittitas County, which stretches from Snoqualmie Pass to the Columbia River. We headed out at 8:30 a.m. and reached Olmstead Place in just over two hours. Most of the 115 miles we... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Boardman timber mill will close, eliminating 67 jobsdrivers traveling Interstate 84 near Boardman. The trees run along the freeway
Boardman timber mill will close, eliminating 67 jobs
OregonLive.com / Posted yesterday
drivers traveling Interstate 84 near Boardman. The trees run along the freeway for six miles, irrigated with water from the Columbia River. The poplar farm stood out on a landscape that is otherwise largely treeless. Collins Management said there... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Athletics East squad caps solid summerrunners, there had been issues in the past trying find a team to run with, so b
Athletics East squad caps solid summer
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
runners, there had been issues in the past trying find a team to run with, so by combining all of the kids from the Greater Columbia River Gorge, they have a team to be on to compete with top athletes and programs from across the Pacific... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
AG files emergency action to force end to Hanford safety ‘crisis'problems facing Hanford workers today stem back to the 1940s when neary 600 squ
AG files emergency action to force end to Hanford safety ‘crisis'
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 2 days ago
problems facing Hanford workers today stem back to the 1940s when neary 600 square miles of land along the Columbia River near Richland was chosen by the federal government to be a crucial part of the secret Manhattan Project. It... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
AG files emergency action to force end to Hanford safety ‘crisis'problems facing Hanford workers today stem back to the 1940s when neary 600 squ
AG files emergency action to force end to Hanford safety ‘crisis'
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
problems facing Hanford workers today stem back to the 1940s when neary 600 square miles of land along the Columbia River near Richland was chosen by the federal government to be a crucial part of the secret Manhattan Project. It... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
AG files emergency action to force end to Hanford safety ‘crisis'problems facing Hanford workers today stem back to the 1940s when neary 600 squ
AG files emergency action to force end to Hanford safety ‘crisis'
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 2 days ago
problems facing Hanford workers today stem back to the 1940s when neary 600 square miles of land along the Columbia River near Richland was chosen by the federal government to be a crucial part of the secret Manhattan Project. It... Read more
36 related stories
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KING5 Seattle
AG files emergency action to force end to Hanford safety ‘crisis'problems facing Hanford workers today stem back to the 1940s when neary 600 squ
AG files emergency action to force end to Hanford safety ‘crisis'
KING5 Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
problems facing Hanford workers today stem back to the 1940s when neary 600 square miles of land along the Columbia River near Richland was chosen by the federal government to be a crucial part of the secret Manhattan Project. It... Read more
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The Columbian
Columbia River fishing report July 21Summer steelhead are taking center stage in the lower Columbia River as chinook
Columbia River fishing report July 21
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
Summer steelhead are taking center stage in the lower Columbia River as chinook catches wane, although steelhead fishing has lots of room for improvement. The mark rate on steelhead last week was 53 percent in sampling done by the Washington... Read more
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The Columbian
Anglers may be asked to pay moreThe cost to fish for salmon and steelhead in the Columbia River would more than
Anglers may be asked to pay more
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
The cost to fish for salmon and steelhead in the Columbia River would more than double under Washington’s draft license fee increases for 2017-19. Most of the increase would come through charging $17 for both separate salmon and steelhead... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
What's Happening from July 20REUNION: 40th Reunion, TDHS Class of ’76, Contact Rymmel Lovell, 541-296-6546.
What's Happening from July 20
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
REUNION: 40th Reunion, TDHS Class of ’76, Contact Rymmel Lovell, 541-296-6546. CAR TOUR: Friends of the Historic Columbia River Highway is hosting an Antique Car Tour, from Troutdale to The Dalles arriving at 4 p.m. The vintage autos were... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Ground water near Mosier contaminated with oil, DEQ sayswater. The state Department of Environmental Quality told Portland station KAT
Ground water near Mosier contaminated with oil, DEQ says
OregonLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
water. The state Department of Environmental Quality told Portland station KATU that drinking water is not affected in the Columbia River Gorge town because those wells are uphill from where the oil train derailed June 3. The agency said Wednesday... Read more
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The Columbian
DEQ says ground water contaminated after Mosier crashstate Department of Environmental Quality tells Portland station KATU that drin
DEQ says ground water contaminated after Mosier crash
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
state Department of Environmental Quality tells Portland station KATU that drinking water is not affected in the Columbia River Gorge town because those wells are uphill from where the oil train derailed June 3. The agency said Wednesday... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
DEQ says ground water contaminated after Mosier crashof Environmental Quality tells Portland station KATU (https://is.gd/S2zyzd ) th
DEQ says ground water contaminated after Mosier crash
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 3 days ago
of Environmental Quality tells Portland station KATU (https://is.gd/S2zyzd ) that drinking water is not affected in the Columbia River Gorge town because those wells are uphill from where the oil train derailed June 3. The agency said Wednesday... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Ground water contaminated after Mosier crash, says DEQstate Department of Environmental Quality tells Portland station KATU that drin
Ground water contaminated after Mosier crash, says DEQ
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 3 days ago
state Department of Environmental Quality tells Portland station KATU that drinking water is not affected in the Columbia River Gorge town because those wells are uphill from where the oil train derailed June 3. The agency said Wednesday... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
DEQ says ground water contaminated after Mosier crashwater contaminated after Mosier crash U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class
DEQ says ground water contaminated after Mosier crash
KTVZ Bend / Posted 3 days ago
water contaminated after Mosier crash U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. Oil tanker cars burn in the Columbia River Gorge after part of a 96-car Union Pacific train derails near Mosier on June 3 PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Catch a sockeye, and try a recipe by Jason Wilson chef/owner of Miller’s Guild in SeattleThere are some areas where the sockeye fishery has taken off in recent days inc
Catch a sockeye, and try a recipe by Jason Wilson chef/owner of Miller’s Guild in Seattle
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
There are some areas where the sockeye fishery has taken off in recent days including Baker Lake and Columbia River. This week, Jason Wilson, executive chef and owner of Miller’s Guild at the Hotel Max in Seattle and executive chef of Coffee Flour... Read more
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The Columbian
Cooper Case Still Intriguesto be one of ours, a fact that was reinforced in 1980 when 8-year-old Brian Ing
Cooper Case Still Intrigues
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
to be one of ours, a fact that was reinforced in 1980 when 8-year-old Brian Ingram found $6,000 in rotting $20 bills on the Columbia River shore near Vancouver — money that was confirmed to have come from Cooper’s bounty. In truth, Cooper likely... Read more
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The Columbian
3rd Congressional District candidates face off over oiloil train derailment in Mosier, Ore., which caused a fire in the Gorge, a natio
3rd Congressional District candidates face off over oil
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
oil train derailment in Mosier, Ore., which caused a fire in the Gorge, a national scenic area, and leaked oil into the Columbia River. “I’m appalled, and I don’t know why our current Rep. Jaime (Herrera Beutler) hasn’t introduced a moratorium... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
City of Vancouver’s crude oil ban may not affect terminal planned for Port of Vancouverenough safeguards to protect the public. Tesoro Corporation and Savage Service
City of Vancouver’s crude oil ban may not affect terminal planned for Port of Vancouver
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
enough safeguards to protect the public. Tesoro Corporation and Savage Services, two oil refining companies, want to build a rail-to-marine oil transfer terminal along the Columbia River that can handle an average 360,000 barrels of crude pe... Read more
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The Seattle Times
State Sen. Don Benton, a Trump adviser, gets up-close view of GOP conventionconservative who delivers blistering attacks on tax proposals, Benton in 2013 p
State Sen. Don Benton, a Trump adviser, gets up-close view of GOP convention
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
conservative who delivers blistering attacks on tax proposals, Benton in 2013 played a key role in halting a proposed Columbia River Crossing project that would have included light rail to Portland. He’s generated controversy over the years,... Read more
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The Columbian
Union grad Allbee on Great West League all-star team(Camas) is 3-2 with a 4.15 ERA and 22 strikeouts. He has logged a team-high 39
Union grad Allbee on Great West League all-star team
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
(Camas) is 3-2 with a 4.15 ERA and 22 strikeouts. He has logged a team-high 39 innings in six starts. Bassett (Columbia River) has a 2.17 ERA and 19 strikeouts in four starts. The Great West League All-Star Game will be in Medford,... Read more
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The Columbian
Big turn out for Grant Street Pier groundbreaking at Vancouver waterfrontour region for generations to come.” The pier, a cable-stayed walkable work of
Big turn out for Grant Street Pier groundbreaking at Vancouver waterfront
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
our region for generations to come.” The pier, a cable-stayed walkable work of art jutting 90 feet beyond the banks of the Columbia River, will undoubtedly become the signature element of the downtown waterfront park, the city’s $30 million... Read more
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The Columbian
‘Matt Pack’ helps man live with cystic fibrosisdrum and McKenna sang. Now Matt’s friends and his siblings’ friends all hang ou
‘Matt Pack’ helps man live with cystic fibrosis
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
drum and McKenna sang. Now Matt’s friends and his siblings’ friends all hang out together. They go bowling, hiking in the Columbia River Gorge or exploring in Portland, Matt said. Often his siblings and their friends hangs out with Matt in the... Read more
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Crosscut
Orchards, wilderness, a mountain town: Who gets the water?effort to solve water disputes in the Icicle Creek drainage, which lies in the
Orchards, wilderness, a mountain town: Who gets the water?
Crosscut / Posted 5 days ago
effort to solve water disputes in the Icicle Creek drainage, which lies in the larger Columbia Basin, the state Office of Columbia River has given Chelan County money to convene the work group. The group has been figuring out how to get the city... Read more
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express
FBI pull missing hijacker Dan Cooper off most-wanted list$5,800 in decomposing $20 bills, matching the ransom money’s serial numbers, di
FBI pull missing hijacker Dan Cooper off most-wanted list
express / Posted 6 days ago
$5,800 in decomposing $20 bills, matching the ransom money’s serial numbers, discovered by an eight-year-old boy along the Columbia River in Washington state in 1980. The rest of the cash, like Cooper, disappeared. Within five years of the... Read more
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The Columbian
Lutheran church’s hiking program connects members with outdoorsboots, flannel and baseball caps. The morning was cool and overcast — ideal con
Lutheran church’s hiking program connects members with outdoors
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
boots, flannel and baseball caps. The morning was cool and overcast — ideal conditions for a moving Bible study in the Columbia River Gorge. The Rev. Chris Manisto read from the book of Job: “But ask the animals and they will teach you, or the... Read more
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The Columbian
Angel’s Rest Trail provides a special peace• From eastbound Interstate 84, take Bridal Veil Exit 28. The trailhead is sout
Angel’s Rest Trail provides a special peace
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
• From eastbound Interstate 84, take Bridal Veil Exit 28. The trailhead is south of the Historic Columbia River Highway, opposite the junction with the interstate access road in Bridal Veil. Related storyLutheran church’s hiking program connects... Read more
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The Columbian
EFSEC hearings: Oil terminal opponents have their turnis in a project of this sort.” Tesoro and Savage — operating jointly as Vancou
EFSEC hearings: Oil terminal opponents have their turn
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
is in a project of this sort.” Tesoro and Savage — operating jointly as Vancouver Energy — want to build a terminal on the Columbia River capable of handling 360,000 daily barrels of crude oil via an average of four trains per day. Before that, the... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Slow progress seen on faulty rail cars42,000 gallons of crude oil spilled, sparking a massive fire that burned for 14
Slow progress seen on faulty rail cars
The Middletown Press / Posted 7 days ago
42,000 gallons of crude oil spilled, sparking a massive fire that burned for 14 hours near the small town of Mosier in the Columbia River Gorge. Transportation officials and rail and oil industry representatives have touted the new rules as a key... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Dallman to coach TDHS soccerto our program,” Somnis said. “We are thrilled to have a coach with his pedigre
Dallman to coach TDHS soccer
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
to our program,” Somnis said. “We are thrilled to have a coach with his pedigree.” Dallman, 31, is no stranger to the Columbia River Gorge. He attended Hood River Valley High School and graduated in 2003. After that, he attended the University... Read more
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The Columbian
Cheers & Jeershas been negligent about performing court-ordered cleanup at the nation’s most
Cheers & Jeers
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
has been negligent about performing court-ordered cleanup at the nation’s most toxic waste site, which is near the Columbia River about 200 miles upstream from Vancouver. In recent months, more than 50 workers have sought medical attention... Read more
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The Columbian
Waterfront park about to set sailThe faint echo of a sailing ship, shaped in steel. The delicate shadow of the
Waterfront park about to set sail
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
The faint echo of a sailing ship, shaped in steel. The delicate shadow of the Columbia River system, cast in bronze. Those works of art will be part of Vancouver’s waterfront park. Designer Larry Kirkland described some of the creative process... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Vancouver students in Nice during Bastille Day attackall safe and accounted for, they were only about a block away when the violence
Vancouver students in Nice during Bastille Day attack
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
all safe and accounted for, they were only about a block away when the violence took place. About 20 French students from Columbia River High School made the trip, which was not organized by the school district but rather by a third-party tour... Read more
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Daily Record
FBI close file against DB Cooper, aeroplane hijacker who vanished with £200kin 1980, a young boy named Brian Ingram was digging a fire pit in the sand at T
FBI close file against DB Cooper, aeroplane hijacker who vanished with £200k
Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
in 1980, a young boy named Brian Ingram was digging a fire pit in the sand at Tena Bar just north of Portland on the Columbia river. He found three bundles of cash inches below the surface. A total of $5800 was there, with serial numbers... Read more
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