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Geologists Sound Alarm Over Future Landslides In Columbia River Gorge

Northwest News Network | Sept. 21, 2017 7:30 a.m.

Geologists for the state of Oregon are warning of the risk of major landslides in parts of the Columbia River Gorge that were hit by wildfires this year.

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Oregon’s Forest Fires Have Cost $340 Million So Far

Statesman Journal | Sept. 18, 2017 6:16 p.m.

Oregon has had a “challenging” fire season this year, State Forester Peter Dougherty told several legislative committees Monday.

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Are Environmentalists To Blame For All These Fires?

Jefferson Public Radio | Sept. 14, 2017 5:15 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

Conservatives are arguing that if loggers had been allowed to cut more trees, we wouldn’t be having all these fires. But scientists say it's not that simple.

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Eagle Creek Fire Puts Popular Gorge Trails Off Limits Until Spring

OPB/EarthFix | Sept. 13, 2017 11:45 a.m.

Some of the most popular hiking trails in the Columbia River Gorge are inside the perimeter of the Eagle Creek wildfire. Officials say that means they’ll be closed for at least six months.

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Oregon State Government Adapts As Wildfires Take Their Toll

OPB | Sept. 12, 2017 4:39 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

This year’s intense wildfire season in Oregon has reignited a long-simmering debate at the state Capitol: how to manage forests in a way that doesn’t lead to infernos.

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Walden Introduces Bill To Expedite Reforestation In The Gorge

OPB | Sept. 9, 2017 9:29 a.m. | Portland

Oregon Republican Congressman Greg Walden said he wants to expedite salvage and reforestation projects in the Columbia River Gorge.

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2017 Hottest August On Record In Portland, Salem And It Ain't Over

OPB | Sept. 1, 2017 8:22 a.m. | Portland

The National Weather Service says last month was the hottest August on record for Portland and Salem.

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Forest Service Approves Exploratory Mining Near Mount St. Helens

OPB | Aug. 25, 2017 7:39 a.m.

The U.S. Forest Service is moving forward with a plan to allow exploratory mining near Mount St. Helens.

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Astoria Creates An Inventory Of Its Historic Trees

Daily Astorian | Aug. 22, 2017 10:18 a.m.

A comprehensive inventory of Astoria's parkland trees completed this summer will help guide future maintenance decisions.

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Where The Wildfires Are In The Pacific Northwest

OPB | Aug. 20, 2017 11:15 a.m.

As the 2017 Pacific Northwest's wildfire season rages on, here is the list of all of the fires that have happened so far

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