The OneGorge Advocacy Group is an informal organization of Gorge region public agencies, organizations, and private businesses that collaborate on legislative advocacy on issues and challenges facing Gorge communities. With over 130 participants hailing from each county in the Gorge, OneGorge facilitates actions and events that raise awareness of regional legislative priorities in Salem, Olympia, […]
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.
The City of Hood River thanks all OneGorge participants that signed this letter in support of Oregon SB 1533 (2016), an Inclusionary Zoning bill.
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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.
Oregon charges heavy trucks a weight-mile tax. Washington charges a fuel tax. By fueling up […]
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 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 […]
The Place That Has It All
Apples. Pears. Cherries. Wine. Beer. Timber.
Add in high-tech manufacturing, world-class recreation and renowned tourism
and you’ve found yourself in the Columbia River Gorge regional community.
Welcome to a place that embraces the legacy of a remarkable past while
creating the bedrock of a brilliant future.
Our Story, Then & Now
The Gorge’s rolling geography, […]