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  • Green Drinks ft. Riverkeeper 8/7 in Hood River

    [ August 7, 2017; 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Join Gorge Owned on Monday, August 7, 2017, from 5:30-7:00 pm for Green Drinks at The Griffin House in Hood River. Learn why the Columbia is a target for fossil fuel exports and how river communities have bagged major victories against the deep-pocketed fossil fuel industry.

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  • July Member Spotlight: Kate Sundberg, Summer Intern

    We’re lucky to have Kate Sundberg serving as a summer intern in our Hood River office. Kate is busy coordinating events and cleanups for Love Your Columbia Day 2017. She is also helping with phone banking, Nichols Natural Area restoration, and member stewardship. Originally from Sarasota, FL, Kate attends Wesleyan University in Connecticut where she is studying Chemistry and Environmental Studies. Kate’s easy-going, can-do attitude is a great addition to our team. Thanks for all your work, Kate!

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  • Get Wet!

    Spending time in Portland this summer? You don’t need to travel far for a refreshing dip in the Columbia River. You’ll find sandy beaches, sun-drenched shorelines, and shady riverside hideouts. Here are some of our favorite swimming holes and tips for staying safe in the mighty Columbia. Grab your beach towel and we’ll see you in the river!

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  • Protect Columbia County Farms

    Team up with farmers to protect over 800 acres of farmland along the Columbia River from dangerous industrial development like methanol export and oil-by-rail terminals. Submit a public comment & RSVP to attend 8/2 hearing.

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  • Social Justice Documentary, Promised Land, Screens in Portland

    Social justice documentary, Promised Land, screening Monday, July 24, 2017; 6:30-8:30 pm; Riversgate Church, in Portland, OR. Film follows two Native American nations in the Pacific Northwest: the Duwamish and the Chinook, as they fight for the restoration of treaty rights they’ve long been denied. Suggested Donation $5 (proceeds benefit the Chinook Nation).

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  • OREGON OIL TRAIN BILL FAILS TO PROTECT COMMUNITIES

    Oregon Joint Committee on Ways and Means passes House Bill 2131 related to oil train emergency response and financial responsibility for oil train derailments, spills and fires. The bill will be scheduled for a floor vote in the House and Senate.

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