Columbia River Gorge

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Best Mountain Towns In The USA

America has a wealth of outstanding mountain towns. Here is a look at five of the best.


A volunteer team has rescued a dog that fell off a 200-foot cliff in the Columbia River Gorge. (Photo by Natalie Behring/Getty Images)

Dog Survives Fall From 200-Foot Cliff

A volunteer team has rescued a dog that fell off a 200-foot cliff in the Columbia River Gorge.


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Winds Fan Wildfire That Damages Three Washington Homes

High winds and warm temperatures are challenging Northwest firefighters, especially in the typically windy Columbia River Gorge where a windblown wildfire on the Washington side damaged three homes and smoke from a fire on the Oregon side temporarily restricted traffic on Interstate 84.

CBS Seattle–09/11/2014

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Hiker Lost In Columbia River Gorge Near Oneonta

Searchers continue to look Thursday for a woman overdue on a hike near Horsetail Falls in the Columbia River Gorge about 30 miles east of Portland.

CBS Seattle–07/10/2014

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Best Budget Vacation Destinations

Check out these top five vacation destinations in the U.S. for those on a budget.

CBS Seattle–04/08/2014

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Landslide Blocks Interstate In Columbia River Gorge

The Oregon Department of Transportation says it has a lot of work to do before it can reopen the eastbound lanes of Interstate 84 that were hit Wednesday night by a rockslide in the Columbia River Gorge.


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Four Lost Oregon Hikers Rescued On Columbia Gorge Trail

Four lost hikers were safely escorted down a trail late Thursday night to Multnomah Falls in the Columbia River Gorge.

CBS Seattle–01/17/2014

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Hiker Dies In Fall From Columbia River Gorge Trail

The Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office says a hiker died after falling from a trail in the Columbia River Gorge.


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Best Bluegrass Festivals in WA

The people of Washington love music. And one genre that is growing in popularity is good old American bluegrass. With its roots in rural America, this fun and entertaining style of music has got toe-tapping, foot stomping festivals all over Washington this summer!


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Police Say Driver Gets Three Speeding Tickets In An Hour To Make Court Date

Traffic officers along Interstate 84 in Oregon’s Columbia River Gorge say a lead-footed driver was in such a hurry to make a court date on a meth possession charge that he racked up $2,000 worth of speeding tickets in an hour.