Cathedral Wilderness bill scrutinized

Dylan J. Darling / The Bulletin Published Dec 16, 2012 at 04:00AM
The John Day River in front of Cathedral Rock, the namesake of a proposed new wilderness area. Brent Fenty, executive director for the Bend-based Oregon Natural Desert Association, says the plan would make public a four-mile stretch of the river and add about a dozen campsites for rafters. Critics of the plan are unhappy about the difficulty of accessing the wilderness via the river.