The lawsuit FOMH and three other groups filed regarding the Timberline Ski Area proposal for a lift assisted bike park was dismissed in Federal Court.
An important step has been accomplished in the lengthy process to complete the Government Camp-Cooper Spur land exchange legislation. More
Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon entered this tribute into the Congressional Record in recognition of the lifetime achievements of Kate McCarthy….. More
The lawsuit filed due to the inability of the Forest Service to complete a Mount Hood land exchange in a timely fashion has cleared its first hurdle….. More
Kate McCarthy, founder of Friends of Mount Hood, passed away on November 3, 2015. The Hood River News reported on her passing here. (The location of the memorial service has been changed to the Hood River Inn, 1108 E. Marina Dr., Hood River, OR.)
Kate had a fascinating life which you can read about here.
She was an inspiration for scores of others who have followed in her footsteps. In order to preserve her story the Crag Law Center has a project dedicated to telling Kate’s story to future generations. You can learn about this and see photos of Kate out in her element here.
Kate campaigned tirelessly for the preservation of the natural beauty of Mount Hood. One of her Op Ed pieces can be read here.
As can be imagined, Kate was frequently interviewed by the press for her opinions and stories about Mount Hood. Here is a OPB radio interview in which you can hear Kate talk about her beloved mountain.
Kate has been quoted in several books, and she has been featured in many newspaper and magazine articles. Here is a story, with a wonderful photo of Kate, that was in the High Country News.
A memorial service will be held for Kate at 2 PM on December 13, 2015 at the Hood River Inn, Hood River, Oregon.
Clear back in 2002, the FOMH joined with seventeen other conservation groups to stop a destination resort on the north side of Mount Hood….. More
Willamette Week describes in graphic detail the life of a “board bum” during the summer on Mount Hood….. More
The Pacific Northwest is a hot bed of mountain biking, and Terry Richards, travel writer for the Oregonian newspaper, has his finger on the pulse….. More
Salting started at Timberline in the 1950s. Timberline sells lift tickets, meals and mountain supplies, including the salt, to ski camps that train on the snowfield all summer….. More
Federal fish agency will make a new biological assessment…… More