The Mendonoma Coast’s Second Spanish Invasion

Help Support Important Local Reporting, Subscribe Today Will Parrish:  Laytonville Photo: The North Coast’s biggest forestland to vineyard conversion ever? Courtesy Friends of the Gualala River Spanish wine corporation Grupo Codorníu is accustomed to doing things in a big way.  It is reputed to own a greater expanse of vineyard acreage than any wine company … Read more

Date Set to Breach Condit Dam Demolition to begin in October, PacifiCorp announces

This is very encouraging news since it shows what perseverence can accomplish. For our National Wild and Scenic Eel River, Nadananda Executive Director, Friends of the Eel River By Kathie Durbin Columbian Staff Reporter Tuesday, June 14, 2011 PacifiCorp will begin demolishing 98-year-old Condit Dam on the White Salmon River in late October, removing a barrier to … Read more

Notice of Intent to Sue – NCRA

  June 7, 2011 Dear Directors and Decision-makers for the North Coast Rail Authority: This letter provides written notice that the Friends of the Eel River (“FOER”) intends to file a lawsuit should the North Coast Rail Authority (NCRA) certify the Final Environmental Impact Report (“FEIR”) for the NCRA Russian River Division Freight Rail Project … Read more