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Castlegar News
Thousands flocked to Castlegar’s Kootenay Festof Castlegar Hospice, released the first lantern. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News
Castlegar News / Posted an hour ago
of Castlegar Hospice, released the first lantern. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News) Biodegradable lanterns floated down the Columbia River. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News) Participants in the Hopes & Wishes Floating Lantern Release watched the paper... Read more
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BC Local News
High water means double the mosquito control for Revelstokemosquito control. "We've done twice as much as has ever been treated before bec
BC Local News / Posted 3 hours ago
mosquito control. "We've done twice as much as has ever been treated before because of this really long, slow rise of the Columbia River." The Columbia Shuswap Regional District, which runs the mosquito control program, has spent $87,000 on... Read more
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Revelstoke Review
High water means double the mosquito control for Revelstokemosquito control. “We’ve done twice as much as has ever been treated before bec
Revelstoke Review / Posted 3 hours ago
mosquito control. “We’ve done twice as much as has ever been treated before because of this really long, slow rise of the Columbia River.” The Columbia Shuswap Regional District, which runs the mosquito control program, has spent $87,000 on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SA Surfski Stars Dominate Abroadas it was not one of the title races on the World Series. This past weekend sa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
as it was not one of the title races on the World Series. This past weekend saw the Gorge Downwind Championships on the Columbia River take centre stage and this time the shoe was on the other Rice's foot as Kenny took home the race victory... Read more
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The Columbian
Oil terminal not worth the riskof the additional trains that would be required to service this terminal and th
The Columbian / Posted 8 hours ago
of the additional trains that would be required to service this terminal and the impact those trains would have on the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. I’m unaware of plans to strengthen the already “improved” oil cars, to make them... Read more
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The Columbian
Dinner in White to help new Washougal libraryFoundation and Friends of the Washougal Community Library are teaming up for th
The Columbian / Posted 8 hours ago
Foundation and Friends of the Washougal Community Library are teaming up for the fifth annual Dinner in White on the Columbia River, from 4 to 10 p.m. at Marina Park at the Port of Camas-Washougal, 24 S. A St., Washougal. The 21-and-over... Read more
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The Columbian
Community notebook: Washington Timbers women’s team reaches finalSaturday will be the Aloha 5K Fun Run, starting at 8 a.m. The course starts at
The Columbian / Posted 19 hours ago
Saturday will be the Aloha 5K Fun Run, starting at 8 a.m. The course starts at Esther Short Park, continues south to the Columbia River and the east to the turnaround at McMenamin’s. Entry fee is $30 and ages 12-under are free. For more... Read more
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The Columbian
Morning Press: Over-loved Gorge; Distracted driving; Taxes from marijuanaare some of the stories that grabbed our readers’ attention this week. Every y
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
are some of the stories that grabbed our readers’ attention this week. Every year, millions of people visit the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area to experience the windswept flowering hills, arresting vistas and towering... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Oregon should follow Washington's lead in honoring early African Americansin present-day Washington to avoid the Oregon Territory's exclusion law against
OregonLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
in present-day Washington to avoid the Oregon Territory's exclusion law against blacks. The law posed a threat north of the Columbia River, but less so. Washington acquired land and became a successful farmer and years later, founded the town that... Read more
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The Columbian
Too much love for the Columbia River Gorge « Special ProjectsEvery year, millions of people visit the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic A
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
Every year, millions of people visit the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area to experience the windswept flowering hills, arresting vistas and towering waterfalls scattered throughout the landscape. While the impacts of all those people might... Read more
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The Columbian
Clark County minor league baseball report, July 233 with a double in a 7-6 loss to AZL Padres on July 17.Collegiate summer league
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
3 with a double in a 7-6 loss to AZL Padres on July 17.Collegiate summer leagues West Coast League Jace McKinney, INF, (Columbia River HS / Univ. Portland) Cowlitz Black Bears … 32 games, .290 BA, 2 2B, 18 RBI, 4 SB David Wallum, RHP, (Hudson’s... Read more
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The Columbian
Jayne: Oregon’s hare-brained to want to toll Washington driversis either consciously or subconsciously extracting some revenge for the manner
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
is either consciously or subconsciously extracting some revenge for the manner in which Washington lawmakers scuttled the Columbia River Crossing proposal in 2013. That might result in some benefits of this unnecessary salvo from our unneighborly... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Portland's Sternwheeler: A boat as a bridge to the past (Column)passé, but the local maritime community argued steam power would navigate bette
OregonLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
passé, but the local maritime community argued steam power would navigate better than the diesel boats of the day. "The Columbia River pilots insisted that the predecessor to this, the original Portland, be replaced with another steam-powered... Read more
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BC Local News
Open houses to guide Kootenay Lake shoreline developmentMinistry of Transportation and Infrastructure, Interior Health Authority, Yakan
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, Interior Health Authority, Yakan Nukiy (Lower Kootenay Band), Ktunaxa Lands and Resource Council, Canadian Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fisheries Commission, City of Nelson, and the Village... Read more
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Nelson Star
Open houses to guide Kootenay Lake shoreline developmentMinistry of Transportation and Infrastructure, Interior Health Authority, Yakan
Nelson Star / Posted 2 days ago
Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, Interior Health Authority, Yakan Nukiy (Lower Kootenay Band), Ktunaxa Lands and Resource Council, Canadian Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fisheries Commission, City of Nelson, and the Village... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Looking Back on July 23, 2017today called up for speedy action the Mansfield bill to administer the $75,000,
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
today called up for speedy action the Mansfield bill to administer the $75,000,000 Bonneville hydro-electric project on the Columbia river. WASHINGTON, July 23. (UP) – The congressional tax avoidance committee voted today to permit any committee... Read more
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Havre Daily News
FWP ramps up fight against invasive musselsstate must be inspected prior to launching. Additionally, all watercraft travel
Havre Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
state must be inspected prior to launching. Additionally, all watercraft traveling across the Continental Divide into the Columbia River Basin must be inspected prior to launching. If a boater encounters an open watercraft inspection station, he... Read more
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The Columbian
Youth boat-building camp at Fort VancouverVANCOUVER – Youngsters from ages 10 to 15 will learn about the maritime history
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
VANCOUVER – Youngsters from ages 10 to 15 will learn about the maritime history of the Columbia River by building a boat at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. The weeklong camp concludes with launching the boat at Vancouver Lake. Fort Vancouver... Read more
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The Columbian
Legislature overview: Clark County made strides in Olympia5806, which sets up a process aimed at finding a way to replace the chronically
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
5806, which sets up a process aimed at finding a way to replace the chronically congested Interstate 5 Bridge. In 2013, the Columbia River Crossing, the previously proposed replacement for the bridge, died in the Senate, and the legislation seeks to... Read more
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The Columbian
Public comment sought on oil terminal permitPermit began Wednesday. The permit sets effluent limits to regulate stormwater
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
Permit began Wednesday. The permit sets effluent limits to regulate stormwater discharged from the facility to the Columbia River though existing stormwater outfalls at the Port of Vancouver project’s proposed location. If approved, the... Read more
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The Columbian
Candidate for Washougal Pos. 6 seat supports economic growthpolice, fire and street services — continue to grow as the city’s population do
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
police, fire and street services — continue to grow as the city’s population does. “Washougal is the gateway city to the Columbia River Gorge,” she wrote. “Our opportunity is wide open for tourism and business opportunities. Local art enhances... Read more
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The Columbian
Bonneville steelhead returns worrisometo retreat to 1950 to find a year with a lower to-date steelhead count. Washing
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
to retreat to 1950 to find a year with a lower to-date steelhead count. Washington has implemented special rules in the Columbia River and many of its tributaries designed to protect B-run fish returning later this year, as well as A-run... Read more
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The Columbian
Millennium coal terminal gets first permit from Cowlitz Countyvarious federal, state and local agencies. Yet Millennium officials say this is
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
various federal, state and local agencies. Yet Millennium officials say this is an important first step in permitting the Columbia River terminal. “Millennium Bulk Terminals-Longview has entered a new and exciting phase with the receipt of our... Read more
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Daily Mail
The 'vein maps' maps that reveal the world's riverswhich feed the Mississippi River. The previous version, he explains, ‘had a fe
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
which feed the Mississippi River. The previous version, he explains, ‘had a few small errors, like a missing part of the Columbia river, funny looking rivers on the Mexican border, neighbouring basins having too similar colours, etc, and I also... Read more
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BC Local News
Conroy named Minister of Children and Family Developmentnew role, but also to her continued responsibility regarding the Columbia Basin
BC Local News / Posted 6 days ago
new role, but also to her continued responsibility regarding the Columbia Basin Trust, Columbia Power Corporation and the Columbia River Treaty. She is now minister responsible for all three. "These have been my critic areas for a number of years... Read more
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Rossland News
Conroy named Minister of Children and Family Developmentnew role, but also to her continued responsibility regarding the Columbia Basin
Rossland News / Posted 6 days ago
new role, but also to her continued responsibility regarding the Columbia Basin Trust, Columbia Power Corporation and the Columbia River Treaty. She is now minister responsible for all three. “These have been my critic areas for a number of years... Read more
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Castlegar News
Conroy named Minister of Children and Family Developmentnew role, but also to her continued responsibility regarding the Columbia Basin
Castlegar News / Posted 6 days ago
new role, but also to her continued responsibility regarding the Columbia Basin Trust, Columbia Power Corporation and the Columbia River Treaty. She is now minister responsible for all three. “These have been my critic areas for a number of years... Read more
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The Columbian
Oppose terminal, support OrangeTesoro-Savage, the largest oil-by-rail project in North America, proposed to be
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
Tesoro-Savage, the largest oil-by-rail project in North America, proposed to be on the Columbia River, is opposed by only one of the candidates running for Port of Vancouver Board of Commissioners, District 1. His name is Don Orange. I live in the... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Law catches up with Portland military imposter Michele Boccias a translator for Nike. On July 4, Jenny Nieuwendorp and her family encounte
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 6 days ago
as a translator for Nike. On July 4, Jenny Nieuwendorp and her family encountered Bocci sitting on a jet ski in the Columbia River. He said he was injured. “We asked if we could go get help for him and he said, ‘No, I’m a physician. I’ll be... Read more
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Crosscut
First it was threatened, now could Hanford Reach expand?plants that created plutonium for the 1945’s Trinity and Nagasaki atomic bombs.
Crosscut / Posted 7 days ago
plants that created plutonium for the 1945’s Trinity and Nagasaki atomic bombs. And for centuries, this segment of the Columbia River was a fishing, hunting and cultural crossroad for the tribes that currently make up the Yakama Indian Nation,... Read more
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The Columbian
Community notebook: Washington Timbers women’s team reaches semifinalsLeague, The Washington Timbers women’s team has reached the semifinals. Coache
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
League, The Washington Timbers women’s team has reached the semifinals. Coached by former Portland Thorns defender and Columbia River graduate Kat Tarr, the Timbers beat Yakima United 4-0 Saturday at Harmony Sports Complex in Vancouver. The... Read more
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The Columbian
Morning Press: Double homicide; Cruise the Couve; County fee waiver winds downTimbers met last week with Vancouver city officials to bring futsal, a scaled-d
The Columbian / Posted 8 days ago
Timbers met last week with Vancouver city officials to bring futsal, a scaled-down version of soccer, north across the Columbia River. The Timbers are looking to spend around $100,000 to build the outdoor futsal court, then hand it over to the... Read more
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The Columbian
Fishing vessel sinks at marina near mouth of Columbia RiverGuard says a commercial fishing boat has sunk and is leaking fuel at a marina i
The Columbian / Posted 8 days ago
Guard says a commercial fishing boat has sunk and is leaking fuel at a marina in northwestern Oregon, near the mouth of the Columbia River. The agency says it received word at about 5:30 a.m. Sunday that the 43-foot Western Skies was partially... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Fishing vessel sinks at marina near mouth of Columbia RiverGuard says a commercial fishing boat has sunk and is leaking fuel at a marina i
The Seattle Times / Posted 9 days ago
Guard says a commercial fishing boat has sunk and is leaking fuel at a marina in northwestern Oregon, near the mouth of the Columbia River. The agency says it received word at about 5:30 a.m. Sunday that the 43-foot Western Skies was partially... Read more
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OregonLive.com
PGE and PacifiCorp face big headwinds on resource plansbut ambitious expansion that would have it build or buy power from the equivale
OregonLive.com / Posted 9 days ago
but ambitious expansion that would have it build or buy power from the equivalent of a 525-megawatt wind farm in the Columbia River Gorge – the largest single addition to its renewable energy portfolio to date. Both companies are trying to... Read more
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The Columbian
Clark County minor league baseball report, July 16HS / Washington State) Cowlitz Black Bears … 5 games, 15.0 IP, 0-3 record, 1 sa
The Columbian / Posted 9 days ago
HS / Washington State) Cowlitz Black Bears … 5 games, 15.0 IP, 0-3 record, 1 save, 12 Ks, 12.60 ERA Jace McKinney, INF, (Columbia River HS / Univ. Portland) Cowlitz Black Bears … 29 games, .301 BA, 2 2B, 17 RBI, 4 SB Alex McGarry, INF, (Columbia... Read more
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The Columbian
Portland Timbers, city officials mull futsal in VancouverTimbers met last week with Vancouver city officials to bring futsal, a scaled-d
The Columbian / Posted 9 days ago
Timbers met last week with Vancouver city officials to bring futsal, a scaled-down version of soccer, north across the Columbia River. The Timbers are looking to spend around $100,000 to build the outdoor futsal court, then hand it over to the... Read more
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The Columbian
Gorge provides a beautiful backdrop for UnCruise Adventuresaccompanied us throughout the week peppering world-class wine tastings with ane
The Columbian / Posted 9 days ago
accompanied us throughout the week peppering world-class wine tastings with anecdotes about Lewis and Clark, the role the Columbia River played in World War II and how the Ice Age Missoula floods are largely responsible for the beautiful aromas... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Bootprints Hiking Guide: Illecillewaet Glacier in Glacier National ParkCreek. The Okanagan word Illecillewaet means "rushing water," which here flows
Summit Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
Creek. The Okanagan word Illecillewaet means "rushing water," which here flows west from the body of the glacier into the Columbia River. Beyond Rogers Pass (4,360 feet), north of Avalanche Peak, I saw Cheops Mountain (8,383 feet), an arrowhead... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Pickup with boat trailer rolls into Columbia RiverPORTLAND, Ore. – A pickup truck towing a boat trailer ended up in the Columbia
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 9 days ago
PORTLAND, Ore. – A pickup truck towing a boat trailer ended up in the Columbia River Saturday morning due to a brake failure, according to the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office. The truck’s occupants were able to get out the vehicle safely. The... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Portland touts revived Willamette Rivera 16-year wait, federal environmental officials released a plan to clean a 10-m
The Seattle Times / Posted 10 days ago
a 16-year wait, federal environmental officials released a plan to clean a 10-mile stretch near its confluence with the Columbia River in a project that will take decades of work and billions of dollars. But in the heart of Portland, the... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Ick-free and ready for a dip: Portland touts revived riverfederal environmental officials released a plan to clean a 10-mile (16-kilomete
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 10 days ago
federal environmental officials released a plan to clean a 10-mile (16-kilometer) stretch near its confluence with the Columbia River in a project that will take decades of work and billions of dollars. But in the heart of Portland, the... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Fishermen encouraged to use ‘best practices’on record, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has already curtailed ste
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
on record, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has already curtailed steelhead fishing seasons throughout the Columbia River basin by adopting rolling season closures, reduced bag limits, and a night angling closure for all... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Ick-free and ready for a dip: Portland touts revived riverfederal environmental officials released a plan to clean a 10-mile (16-kilomete
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 10 days ago
federal environmental officials released a plan to clean a 10-mile (16-kilometer) stretch near its confluence with the Columbia River in a project that will take decades of work and billions of dollars. But in the heart of Portland, the... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Ick-free and ready for a dip: Portland touts revived riverfederal environmental officials released a plan to clean a 10-mile (16-kilomete
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 10 days ago
federal environmental officials released a plan to clean a 10-mile (16-kilometer) stretch near its confluence with the Columbia River in a project that will take decades of work and billions of dollars. But in the heart of Portland, the... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Ick-free and ready for a dip: Portland touts revived riverfederal environmental officials released a plan to clean a 10-mile (16-kilomete
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 10 days ago
federal environmental officials released a plan to clean a 10-mile (16-kilometer) stretch near its confluence with the Columbia River in a project that will take decades of work and billions of dollars. But in the heart of Portland, the... Read more
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The Columbian
Cheers & JeersCheers: To the Vancouver waterfront. With the Columbia River receding, construc
The Columbian / Posted 10 days ago
Cheers: To the Vancouver waterfront. With the Columbia River receding, construction is picking up on a 30-acre development that promises to transform downtown. Steel frames have risen for two mixed-use buildings, and work is set to begin on... Read more
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The Columbian
Protect health, vote for Orangerequire full-time, full-spectrum monitoring of stack emissions? Will we need t
The Columbian / Posted 10 days ago
require full-time, full-spectrum monitoring of stack emissions? Will we need to monitor the pollution ourselves and sue Tesoro for our medical bills? Vote Don Orange for port commissioner to protect our health and the health of the Columbia R... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Ick-free and ready for a dip: Portland touts revived riverfederal environmental officials released a plan to clean a 10-mile (16-kilomete
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 10 days ago
federal environmental officials released a plan to clean a 10-mile (16-kilometer) stretch near its confluence with the Columbia River in a project that will take decades of work and billions of dollars. But in the heart of Portland, the... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Ick-free and ready for a dip: Portland touts revived riverfederal environmental officials released a plan to clean a 10-mile (16-kilomete
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 10 days ago
federal environmental officials released a plan to clean a 10-mile (16-kilometer) stretch near its confluence with the Columbia River in a project that will take decades of work and billions of dollars. But in the heart of Portland, the... Read more
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