Broughton mill plan gains passing mark grade

Proponents of a destination recreation resort at the former Broughton Lumber Company site got a boost at Tuesday’s meeting of the Columbia River Gorge Commission. By RODGER NICHOLS of The Chronicle Commissioner Dan Harkenrider of the U.S. Forest Service announced that the recreation resort amendment (PA-06-01) to the National Scenic Area Management Plan had been […]

Foes of gorge resort appeal rule’s adoption

By KATHIE DURBIN, COLUMBIAN STAFF WRITER Although the proposed Broughton Landing site is in Washington, the appeal was filed Friday in the Oregon Court of Appeals. Friends conservation director Michael Lang said the appellants made that choice because Oregon’s land use law, unlike Washington’s, specifically prohibits destination resorts in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. […]

Broughton plan takes big step forward

The proposed Broughton destination resort facility west of Underwood now has some major momentum. Court appeal anticipated By Jesse Burkhardt The White Salmon Enterprise On April 8, members of the Columbia River Gorge Commission (CRGC) voted 10-2 to approve an amendment of the National Scenic Area’s Management Plan that creates policies and guidelines for a new […]

Shoutin’ about Broughton

Tuesday’s decision by the Columbia River Gorge Commission to modify the National Scenic Area Management Plan concerning the former Broughton Lumber Company mill site does not mean we will see bulldozers ripping down the old buildings any time soon. April 10, 2008 Editorial The Dalles Chronicle Though the owners’ plans to redevelop the site as […]

Agency OKs gorge developmenton votes to allow large development

Land use – The approval is the first step toward clearing the way for building a multimillion-dollar resort Wednesday, April 09, 2008 BRAD SCHMIDT The Oregonian STEVENSON, Wash. — The agency charged by Congress with protecting the Columbia River Gorge voted Tuesday to revise its land-use management plan in a move that could clear the […]

Debate on mill site needn’t wait for pollution probe

An initial investigation of possible contamination at the Broughton Mill site need not delay a vote on its proposed redevelopment, says Jay Manning, director of the Department of Ecology. Tuesday, April 01, 2008 By KATHIE DURBIN, Columbian staff writer In a letter dated Friday and sent to all members of the Columbia River Gorge Commission, […]