UW’s New Burke Museum’s New Outdoor Installation ‘Guests of the Great River’ (The Columbia); 11 Large-Scale Bronze Paddles

October 15th, 2020

Officially one year after the opening of the new Burke Museum and in honor of Indigenous Peoples Day, the Burke Museum, University of Washington, and the Washington State Arts Commission announced a new outdoor installation called Guests of the Great River that greets guests as you arrive at the museum’s east entrance.

PGE Shuts Down Oregon’s Only Coal-Fired Plant, Largest Single Source Of Greenhouse Gas Emissions In State

October 15th, 2020

Portland General Electric Company this week announced it has permanently shuttered its coal-fired Boardman Generating Station in Eastern Oregon’s Morrow County. The closure fulfills an agreement PGE reached with stakeholders, customer groups and regulators in 2010 to significantly reduce air emissions from power production in Oregon by ending operations at Boardman 20 years ahead of schedule and transitioning to cleaner energy resources.