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Rethink Dams! Petitions for Breach of Snake River Dams

Kate Grumbles September 29, 2016

Rethink Dams!, a Whitman club led by Fiona Bennitt, sent a petition to Governor Inslee last week calling for the breaching of the lower four Snake River Dams. The dams were created in the late 1960s and...

Op-Ed: Save the Trees on Mill Creek Levees

October 1, 2015

The following is an Op-Ed submitted by former Professor of Geology Bob Carson. For the following reasons, the Army Corps of Engineers should either abandon the plan to clear-cut the trees on and near...

Whitties have power, responsibility to halt Port of Morrow time bomb

Sam Chapman September 27, 2012

There is a blight on the planet that is not in Washington D.C., Alberta or China. It's called the Port of Morrow, it's squatting ninety minutes away in Boardman, Ore., and we have a responsibility to shut...

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