I-84 Closed in the Gorge


Please be aware that I-84 is closed in the Gorge due to the Eagle Creek fire and ODOT is unsure how long it will remain closed. We will monitor and update if needed, but please be prepared for potentially longer commute times. Message from ODOT is below:

The Eagle Creek fire has forced expansion of the closure of Interstate 84 in the Columbia River Gorge. All eastbound traffic must now exit at exit 17 in Troutdale. As a detour, eastbound traffic can take US 26 over Mount Hood to OR 35 north to I-84 at Hood River. Westbound traffic must leave the highway at exit 62 in Hood River. As a detour, traffic may cross the Columbia River into Washington and take SR 14 west to I-205 and the Glenn Jackson Bridge south to Oregon. I-84 will re-open when ODOT, law enforcement, the US Forest Service and fire officials determine that the road is again safe. Go to TripCheck.com for the latest information.

University of Western States

Founded in 1904, University of Western States (UWS) is home to the second oldest chiropractic degree program in the world. In 2010, this regionally-accredited non-profit institution evolved into an integrated health sciences university, educating health professionals in the areas of integrative medicine, lifestyle counseling, exercise and sport science, sports medicine, nutrition and functional medicine, dietary guidance, health promotion, and sport and performance psychology. University of Western States has an enduring commitment to educating health care professionals with a passion for individualized care. This pursuit guides every aspect of the institution and positions UWS to fulfill its mission of improving the health of society through conservative, patient-centered care. The university is located in Portland, Oregon, a beautiful city situated in the progressive Pacific Northwest. This area embraces innovative approaches to health and well-being, making it the ideal locale to learn, develop and practice the whole-person health care taught at University of Western States.

The university offers a Doctor of Chiropractic degree program; a master’s and residency program in Diagnostic Imaging; master’s programs in Exercise and Sport Science; Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine; and Sports Medicine; master’s and doctoral programs in Sport and Performance Psychology; a Massage Therapy certificate program. The university also provides health services in four Portland locations through the Health Centers of UWS clinic system.

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