Ash on the windshield Thanks to the heartbreaking Eagle Creek Fire, we awoke to ash on our windshield. Cascade Locks is more than fifty miles away, though this probably came from near Multnomah Falls, which is about ten miles closer. By Brent Logan Engineer. Lawyer. WordPress geek. Longboarder. Blood donor. Photographer. More about Brent. View all of Brent Logan's posts.