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  • Rail Bridge Inspections: Volunteers Needed!

    Riverkeeper needs your help to inspect Columbia River rail bridges that carry crude oil trains.  We need volunteers to look for deteriorating infrastructure and dangerous bridges.  Neglected bridges pose a threat to communities and the river (listen to NPR story here).  The easiest way to take a look without trespassing (which we definitely don’t want to […]

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  • Breaking Clean Tour Comes to Hood River 7/13

    What’s it like to live in a coal town? What does it feel like to breathe coal dust every day at work? Here in the Gorge, we don’t know firsthand the answers to those questions. But, Nick Mullins, fourth generation coal miner, does – and he’s coming to Hood River on Monday, July 13, 2015, to tell you all about it.

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  • Confluence Collaborates with the Wapato Valley School, Courses for Adults

    Our friends over at Confluence are working in collaboration with the Wapato Valley School and many other organizations to launch a project that aims to transform identities and relationships through place-based, experiential education. For those unfamiliar with Confluence, their organization works to connect people to place and each other through art and education.

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  • A Tribute to the Columbia River

    [ July 18, 2015 7:00 pm to July 19, 2015 9:00 am. ] Clatsop Community College will host A Tribute to the Columbia River on Friday, July 18 from 7-9 pm and Saturday morning July 19 from 9-11am in Columbia Hall, Room 219 on the CCC main campus in Astoria.

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  • Top Picks: Columbia River Beaches

    Warm weather and sunshine have us thinking about cooling off in the river! We have compiled our top picks for lower-river beaches in six different categories. Check out our favorite beaches and use the Swim Guide app to get up-to-the-minute water quality updates.

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  • Fighting Fossil Fuel on the Columbia River

    The Columbia River is threatened with unprecedented fossil fuel export terminals. Coal, oil, and propane companies would send dirty products by trains, and then transfer to ocean-going supertankers. A Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal would receive fracked gas via a large new pipeline. We have the choice to move to clean and renewable energy now: building large, new fossil fuel infrastructure today locks in dirty energy production and consumption for decades.

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