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2012-07-18 02:23:07

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OutwildTV.com, a streaming television network focused on adventure travel and the environment, launches today with a two-year expedition across North and South America. This inaugural adventure centers around Filipe Leite, a 25-year old journalist from Toronto, Canada. Originally from Brazil, Filipe departed from the Calgary Stampede on July 8th to begin a two-year trek across North and South America on horseback. He will ride from...

2012-05-02 06:22:32

SEATTLE, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alternative Country Rock band Guns of Nevada is excited to perform at Live Nation and ACM Promoter, Brian O'Connell's, inaugural Watershed Music Festival. Located at The Gorge Amphitheater in the Pacific Northwest, it's an ideal setting with breathtaking landscape and sweeping views of the Columbia River. With superstars ranging from Dierks Bentley, Kix Brooks, Sara Evans, Brantley Gilbert, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton and many others expect the event to...

2012-04-27 06:23:19

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Live Nation Entertainment and ACM Promoter of the Year Brian O'Connell are leading the charge for a new country festival where the music and atmosphere will rival the serene, natural beauty of the landscape. Watershed Music Festival will take place August 3, 4 and 5 at the iconic Gorge Amphitheatre and is set to feature a versatile lineup of artists, camping, late night sets, impromptu jam sessions, collaborations and more. Located...

2012-04-05 06:24:17

SALEM, Ore., April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) and Oregon Tourism Commission (dba Travel Oregon) announce the designation of a new Scenic Bikeway along the wide-open, low-traffic roads of northeastern Oregon. The Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission formally approved the new designation yesterday in its meeting in Medford, Ore. This addition brings the total number of bikeways to nine, furthering Oregon's position as a premier cycling...

2011-05-10 10:54:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources today named Bob Deffner as manager of Gifford Pinchot State Park, York County. He is former manager of the R.B. Winter State Park Complex in Union County. "Bob brings a solid administrative background to his latest state park assignment, and his enthusiasm and public relations skills will only improve the visitor experience at Gifford Pinchot," said Bureau of State Parks Director...

2011-02-10 13:57:00

WARM SPRINGS, Ore., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move designed to provide a needed surge in short-term revenues, and assist in pursuing the goal of a permanent casino at Cascade Locks, the Warm Springs Tribal Council set in motion plans to design, construct and open to the public a temporary tribal casino on Highway 26, within the Warm Springs community, near the popular Warm Springs Museum. The Tribal Council acknowledged that the planned re-location would not solve the Tribe's...

2010-08-06 17:32:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from The Coalition for Oregon's Future on the release of the Gorge Casino final EIS "This procedural step doesn't change the fact that Oregonians and Oregon's next Governor -- not the federal government -- will have the final word on whether an off-reservation casino in the Columbia Gorge is approved. And a majority of Oregonians and both leading candidates for Governor oppose an off reservation Gorge casino. The release...

2010-01-13 09:00:00

GOLDENDALE, Wash., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Commemorating their 10th Anniversary and a banner growth and sales year in 2009, Maryhill Winery has two new reasons to celebrate as they roll into 2010. The Winery landed top scores on more than a half-dozen of their varietals in recent reviews from the nationally renowned Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. Additionally, the awe-inspiring Columbia River Gorge - encompassing the Columbia Gorge AVA where Maryhill is located - was recognized by...

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2009-07-24 08:40:00

 Acoustic tags and numerical river models are two technologies developed by researchers at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory that are helping improve salmon passage at the Columbia Basin's hydroelectric dams.PNNL researchers will discuss these technologies and how they make scientific contributions to the endangered fish's survival during group technical presentations at Waterpower XVI, a conference for professionals in the hydroelectric industry. The...

2009-04-28 12:20:00

LOS ANGELES, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Love Film's latest feature, "Joy" - joythefilm.com - is an official selection at the Washougal International Film Festival, which will be held in Washougal, Washington between August 12-16th, 2009. Recently completed, "Joy" is currently seeking distribution and will be screening on May 11th at Raleigh Studios to acquisition executives and film buyers. At the event, Red Love Film will be announcing the Spread the Joy campaign - a social movement,...


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Gifford Pinchot National Forest
2013-11-25 14:48:46

The Gifford Pinchot National Forest is a national forest found in southern Washington, USA, managed by the US Forest Service. It has an area of 1.32 million acres and extends 116 kilometers along the western slopes of Cascade Range from Mount Rainier National Park to the Columbia River. The forest straddles the crest of the South Cascades of Washington State, spread over broad old growth forests, high mountain meadows, several glaciers, and a number of volcanic peaks. The forests highest...

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