Specific Issues

Signed! Letter in Support of OR Hwy 35 Designation of the Hood River/White Salmon Interstate Bridge

By |February 5th, 2016|

The Port of Hood River thanks all OneGorge participants that signed this letter in support of Oregon SB 1510, Sections 1-3 to designate any new Hood River/White Salmon Interstate bridge an extension of Oregon Hwy 35.

Thank you!

Signed! Letter in Support of Oregon Inclusionary Zoning

By |February 5th, 2016|

The City of Hood River thanks all OneGorge participants that signed this letter in support of Oregon SB 1533 (2016), an Inclusionary Zoning bill.

Thank you!

Save the Date(s) for Two Gorge(ous) Nights in Our State Capitols

By |December 1st, 2015|

Our Oregon and Washington state representatives love the Gorge, and they want all of their colleagues in Salem and Olympia to love it too!

Oregon Representatives Mark Johnson, John Huffman, and Senator Chuck Thomsen are bringing the Gorge to Salem for the third year in a row with their Gorge(ous) Night in Salem on Wednesday, February […]

Surface Transportation Bill Letter to Conference Committee

By |November 18th, 2015|

Many thanks to everyone who helped get this letter, sent to Senators Merkley, Wyden, Cantwell, and Murray in such a short turn-around time this week! We are so happy to report that your quick action resulted in this letter, signed by all of our U.S. Senators to the Conference Committee.
The conference committee live streamed their […]

Regional priorities letter to Congressman Greg Walden

By |September 11th, 2015|

Many thanks to U.S. Congressman Greg Walden for meeting with OneGorge participants and requesting this letter, detailing near term and longer term priorities in our region that he, along with his colleagues throughout the Northwest, could work toward. Thank you to all of the OneGorge participants that, over the course of the past four months, […]

Heavy Haul Trucking on WA SR 14 – Letter to Senator King

By |June 11th, 2015|

City of Stevenson City Manager Nick Hogan brought this issue to the attention of the OneGorge Advocacy group, resulting in this letter, sent to Washington Senator Curtis King. Senator King is the current chair of the Washington State Transportation Commission.

The Issue:

Oregon charges heavy trucks a weight-mile tax. Washington charges a fuel tax. By fueling up […]

City of Cascade Locks Nestle Fact Sheet

By |May 18th, 2015|

Cascade Locks City Manager Gordon Zimmerman recommends review of this Fact Sheet developed to address questions raised by concerned citizens and groups interested in the project. OneGorge has no position on the project. The information here is provided by the City of Cascade Locks as a service to the community. For more information, contact:

City of Cascade […]

Signed! Letter of support for new overpass to Bingen Point

By |March 17th, 2015|

Signed and in the mail today to Washington Representative Gina McCabe, Representative Norm Johnson, and Senator Curtis King – a letter of support for the development of a new overpass to Bingen Point and retention of all existing crossings in the Bingen area.Thank you to all OneGorge participants that signed the letter on behalf of […]

Why the Community Needs a Bingen Point Overpass

By |February 28th, 2015|

Safety & Economic Development
Community and business leaders have voiced their concerns over the safety of the access roads that lead to Bingen Point. For many, the issue extends beyond safety and into questions regarding how the absence of safe access routes could impede much-needed economic development in the community. Nearly two-thirds of the industrial land available at […]

Columbia River Gorge Bridges

By |February 4th, 2015|

Safe, cross-river connection of people to ports and places
Thousands of commuters. Millions of tourists. Tens of millions of goods
and services. Hood River and Klickitat counties. What’s the connection
between all of these? Why, bridges, of course. Without these man-made
structures, there would be far less commerce, access and enjoyment of
our incredibly beautiful and diverse region.
Keeping […]

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