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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...

2010-06-14 09:30:00

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., June 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) today named Portland General Electric (NYSE: POR) as a winner of the 2010 Edison Award, the electric utility industry's highest honor, recognizing outstanding leadership and exceptional contributions to the industry. The announcement was made at EEI's Annual Convention and Expo in Hollywood, Fla. The award is presented annually by EEI and recognizes U.S. and international electric utilities for their...

2008-07-18 12:00:45

By Chester Allen, The Olympian, Olympia, Wash. Jul. 18--We anglers love a sure thing, and the evening caddis fly blizzard that blows off the Deschutes River on summer evenings has been my sure thing since 1985. This big, green river flows through a rocky, desert canyon, and the sun lashes the water all day long and the trout hunker down under the shade under bankside trees or deep, turbulent water. But, as the sun sets, caddis flies small aquatic insects that live in and below...

2008-07-10 21:00:16

By ALLEN THOMAS Having exceeded harvest guidelines, sturgeon angling in the Bonneville pool of the Columbia River Gorge will shift to catch-and- release beginning Saturday. Washington and Oregon fishery officials made the decision Tuesday to end retention of sturgeon between Bonneville and The Dalles dams effective 12:01 a.m. Saturday. The catch through last Saturday was 786 sturgeon on a guideline of 700 for Bonneville pool in 2008, said Olaf Langness, a biologist for the Washington...

2008-07-08 21:00:15

By Allen Thomas, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 8--Having exceeded harvest guidelines, sturgeon angling in the Bonneville pool of the Columbia River Gorge will shift to catch-and-release beginning Saturday. Washington and Oregon fishery officials made the decision Tuesday to end retention of sturgeon between Bonneville and The Dalles dams effective 12:01 a.m. Saturday. The catch through last Saturday was 786 sturgeon on a guideline of 700 for Bonneville pool in 2008, said Olaf...

2008-06-17 12:00:27

By Michael Milstein, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jun. 15--ARLINGTON -- The 40 or so steel pilings poking from the Columbia River were supposed to be a bridge to the future for eastern Oregon's Gilliam County and this river port town. They are footings for a $3 million barge dock. It's planned to keep Arlington competitive in a growth industry and lifeline for rural Oregon and Washington: importing garbage from Portland, Seattle and perhaps eventually as far away as Hawaii. But...


Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'