Grand Island Farms Protected!

Grand Island Farms Protected!

For over two years, Crag attorneys Ralph Bloemers and Courtney Johnson have been working with local farmers on Grand Island to protect the island from a proposed new gravel pit mine.  Yesterday, the Land Use Board of Appeals issued its decision, finding that  Yamhill...
Coal Export in Oregon

Coal Export in Oregon

Yesterday, the Port of St. Helens approved agreements with two companies to export coal to Asia — potentially as much as 38 tons per year.  Other ports including Portland, Vancouver, Tacoma, and Kalama have all recently rejected similar bids to export coal from...
Darkness, Light and Hope

Darkness, Light and Hope

The Winter Solstice – the darkest day of the year – is my favorite holiday.  It offers the opportunity to reflect on the darkness of the past four seasons, to embrace that darkness and all it has taught us, and to let the darkness go and quest for light and hope.  The...

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