PNWA in the News

Recent articles featuring PNWA information or staff quotes:

Wild winter delays ships, grain deliveriesThe Daily News – April 5, 2017
Locks remain closed at 2 Snake River damsTri City Herald – March 20, 2017
Boats will be back, with outage ending for most Columbia, Snake dam locksTri City Herald – March 10,2017
Ports discuss countywide fiber, channel dredging at meetingGo Anacortes – January 10,2017
Ag industry gears up for 14-week river closureCapital Press – November 30, 2016
Farmers offer comments on Columbia Snake River SystemCapital Press – November 16, 2016
Voices must be hear on the Columbia River System, group saysCapital Press Ag – October 25, 2016
Senator Cantwell is Legislator of the YearThe Columbian – October 13, 2016
Infrastructure dollars the big challenge in keeping U.S. exports moving, agri-pulse.com – September 19, 2016
Ports score big in Senate, Longview Daily News – September 17, 2016
PNWA supports Columbia River Restoration Act as it moves forward in SenateEast Oregonian – September 14, 2016
Marine Business for the Operations SectorPacific Maritime Magazine – June 16, 2016
Waterways Exec: Dams aren’t doomedLewiston Tribune – April 7, 2016
Pacific Northwest Waterways Association objective is achieving balance at local portsKLEW – April 7, 2016
Ports say new buoys would improve river efficiencyThe Daily News – March 29, 2016
River, channel dredging on tap for summerThe Daily Astorian – February 18, 2016
Ilwaco Port OK’d for vital channel maintenanceChinook Observer – February 16, 2016
Judge rules against environmentalists on Snake River dredgingCapital Press – February 12, 2016
Washington Judge nixes suite over Army Corps dredgingLaw 360 – February 11,2016
Corps cleared in dredging lawsuitLewiston Tribune – February 10, 2016
Lawmakers, shareholders gird for WRDA pushE&E News – February 3, 2016
Small ports seek $48 million in federal fundingChinook Observer – January 12, 2016
PNWA on the important role the Snake River Dams play in the regionAginfo.net, September 29, 2015
PNWA August Recess Congressional Jetty TourChinook Observer – August 25, 2015
PNWA Member, David Doeringsfeld, Guest Op-ed on Snake River Water Temp – Idaho Statesman – August 13, 2015
PNWA Treasurer, Rob Rich, at Ice Harbor fish weir event – KNDO/KNDU – July 15, 2015
PNWA on OPB Think out Loud – Oregon Public Broadcasting-July 6,2015
ROI on Pacific Northwest Channel Deepening Project: over 5 to 1 – Global Trade – July 1, 2015
Study highlights investments in Columbia River ports – Capital Press – June 29, 2015
Columbia River deepening sparks $1 billion in investments – The Daily News – June 27, 2015
Industry prepares for 14-week lock closure in December 2016 – Capital Press – June 3, 2015
PNWA on extended closure – AgInfo.net – May 29, 2015
Corps of Engineers to close Columbia Snake River System for 3 months – The Daily News Online-May 29, 2015
Grant program would pay for cleaner ColumbiaEast Oregonian-May 21, 2015
Court clears way for Snake River dredging, Capital Press-January 7, 2015
Snake River dredging plan out for public comment, The West’s Ag Website-August 20, 2014
Congressional compromise a boost for local waterway projects, Longview Daily News-May 16, 2014
Portland scuttles new port terminal, Capital Press – January 13, 2014
Economist says dredging makes sense, Lewiston Morning Tribune – January 9, 2014
Dredging up an ageless debate, Lewiston Tribune – November 10, 2013
Puzey plans for prosperity as PNWA president, East Oregonian – October 2, 2013
Benefits of Snake River barging continue to grow, AgInfo.net – August 26, 2013
U.S. House committee approves $30 million for small port dredging, The Longview Daily News – June 30, 2013
Corps looks to dredge lower Snake River this winter
, Capital Press – June 26, 2013
Proud of port’s accomplishments, Bandon Western World – May 9, 2013
New Start funding committed to jetties rehabilitation project, AgInfo.net – April 16, 2013
President’s proposed budget supports PNW waterways projects, AgInfo.net – April 15, 2013
PNWA on the Northwest Farm and Ranch Report, AgInfo.net – January 9, 2013
PNWA Director testimony regarding Hayden Island, Daily Journal of Commerce – December 3, 2012
NW Lawmakers seek funds for small harbors, OPB – November 24, 2012
Herrera, others push for cash for small ports, Longview Daily News – November 21, 2012
Keeping the system flowing: Corps eye multiyear rehabilitation project intended to shore up jetties at the mouth of the Columbia River, Wheat Life – November, 2012
Lock repairs depend on public support, Capital Press – May 18, 2012
Feds to save Swinomish Channel from silting overThree Sheets Northwest – February 8, 2012
North jetty needs repair,
 Tillamook Headlight Herald – January 30, 2012
Port of Vancouver USA: steady job growth, strong leadership,
 The Daily Insider – October 30, 2011
Clark County Business Briefs, 
The Columbian – October 30, 2011
Judge Redden rules on Federal Columbia River Power System, National Waterways Association Newsletter– October 2011 
U.S. ports demand access USD 6 billion collected from HMTDredgingToday.com – October 24, 2011
U.S. ports demand access to 6 billion tax kitty
IWF – October 24, 2011
Tariff halts traffic out of ports
East Oregonian – August 13, 2011 
Murray praises river locks project as investment in economy
The Columbian – May 31, 2011
Lock repair celebrationsAgInfo.net – May 30, 2011
Lock closure behind us, the future ahead,
 The Oregonian – April 3, 2011
Lock gate replacement concluded, Portland-Lewiston navigation resumes
, Columbia Basin Bulletin – April 1, 2011
Columbia Snake River navigation open for business
AgInfo.net – March 29, 2011 
Columbia Snake Rivers reopen shipping
, Spokesman Review – March 28, 2011
Locks get a facelift for the future
Current Reflections, Northwest RiverPartners – March 25, 2011
Export gateway getting ready to open
, KNDO Radio – March 14, 2011
In our view: Reopening Rivers
The Columbian – March 15, 2011
Port officials go to DC to make case for jetty work
East Oregonian – March 9, 2011
Navigation locks to reopen on Columbia and Snake rivers, The Columbian Today E-Newsletter – March 7, 2011
Columbia-Snake River shipping resuming this month
, Associated Press (carried in multiple papers) – March 7, 2011 
NEW River locks scheduled to reopen, Walla Walla Union Bulletin – March 5, 2011
River closures positive so far
, Capital Press – February 24, 2011
Columbia-Snake rivers closed for repairs
, Associated Press (carried in multiple papers) – December 18, 2010
Three dams shut down for replacement
, KNDO/KNDU (TV) – December 15, 2010
Columbia River lock closures will have impact, but early warning will help
, The Oregonian – December 9, 2010
A big dam job
, The Dalles Chronicle – December 5, 2010
WSU to study Columbia, Snake river closures, Associated Press (carried in multiple papers) – December 2, 2010
Mid Columbia, Snake River shipping to close for lock repairs, Longview Daily News – November 30, 2010
Swinomish Channel will fill in by 2015 without funds for dredging, Three Sheets Northwest – November 29, 2010
River traffic to be closed for months, Goldendale Sentinel – November 24, 2010
In Our View: Barges to be Blocked, Vancouver Columbian – November 17, 2010
Temporary loss of locks demonstrates river’s value, Tri-City Herald – November 13, 2010
Shipping on rivers to shut down for 14 weeks, Tri-City Herald – November 6, 2010
Tidewater to lay off 200 for 3 months, Vancouver Columbian – November 1, 2010
The lower Columbia River’s queen of commerce,
 Longview Daily News – October 10, 2010
Time to fix some locks: Army Corps set to begin $43.6 million repair project on three of the eight dams that control ocean corridor linking Lewiston-Clarkston Valley to Pacific Ocean
, Lewiston Morning Tribune – August 1, 2010 
Officials seek support for Columbia River jetties
, Capitol Press – July 22, 2010
Repairs to shut down Columbia, Snake locks
, The News Tribune – May 31, 2010
USW Helping Customers Adjust to River System Upgrade
, Wheat Life – April 15, 2010
Crews prepare for Columbia River lock closures
, Capitol Press – March 13, 2010
Japan, Korea May Face U.S. Wheat Supply Disruption , Bloomberg – March 11, 2010
Deeper shipping channel protects economic ‘lifeblood,’ senator says, The Columbian – February 19, 2010
Port prepares $500M jetties project , Portland Business Journal – February 5, 2010 
Corps unveils plan to fix Columbia River bar jetties
, The Longview Daily News – January 13, 2010
Corps proposes massive jetty rehab project
, The Columbian – January 12, 2010 
Wheat growers brace for river closure
, Ag Weekly – January 8, 2010
Stimulus money to help finish Columbia River deepening, Associated Press, March 13, 2009
Dalles lock closure could have been worse
, Seattle Times – October 6, 2009
Dam’s lock closure hurts NW shippers but could have been far worse, The Oregonian – October 6, 2009 
Contractors probe lock, The Dalles Chronicle – October 2, 2009
Swift and Passionate Reaction to Obama Salmon/dam plans,
 KPLU – September 16, 2006 
Obama Administration backs Columbia salmon and dam plan
, Idaho Statesman – September 15, 2009
Obama Administration Gives Court New Adaptive Management Plan to Bolster 2008 Salmon BiOp
, Columbia Basin Bulletin – September 15, 2009
Snake Dam breaching authorization in House salmon study bill
, Clearing Up – August 10, 2009
PNWA letter to the editor: Dam removal is not the answer
, The Oregonian – July , 19, 2009 
PNWA OpEd: It’s time to stop debating and focus on rebuilding fish runs,
 Idaho Statesman – June 14, 2009
Redden Letter To Parties Urges Changes To “Make This BiOp Work
, The Columbia Basin Bulletin – May 20, 2009 
Stimulus money to help finish Columbia River deepening
, Seattle Times – May 13, 2009
Stimulus money to help finish Columbia River deepening, The Daily News – May 13, 2009
Columbia River dredging will go at full blast
, The Columbian, March 13, 2008
Gov’s plan: add water, accept or beware,
 The Oregonian, November 13, 2008 
Shippers balk at proposed lockage fees
, Capital Press – July 4, 2008
Increased wheat prices fund more opportunities
Capital Press – May 23, 2008
New NW Salmon recovery plans released, Seattle Post Intelligencer blog – May 6, 2008 
New Columbia River Basin Salmon Recovery Strategies Released, 
The Columbia Basin Bulletin – May 5, 2008
Agreements propose $980.5 million for projects; support for Fed’s salmon strategy
, The Columbia Basin Bulletin – April 11, 2008
Salmon plan gets thumbs up, Capital Press – April 9, 2008 
Wind poses problem for John Day dam repair 
, The Oregonian web story – March 2, 2008
Crash at locks blocks Columbia, The Oregonian – March 1, 2008
Tow tangle wrecks John Day lock, The Columbian – March 1, 2008
Barge Accident stops traffic on Columbia River, Tri-City Herald – March 1, 2008
Corps could reopen lock Monday, East Oregonian – March 1, 2008
Columbia River Shipping stopped by Barge Accident, Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB) – February 29, 2008
Association seeks $1.1 million grant for dredging near Port of Clarkston, Lewiston Morning Trbune – February 24, 2008
Big ships no threat to portsCapital Press – November 23, 2007
Officials laud water vill beto overrideNewport News Times – November 14, 2007
Veto override affects the bayThe Eureka Reporter – November 10, 2007
Northwest lawmakers support override of water projects vetoThe Lewiston Tribune – November 7, 2007
Salmon plan gets cool reception by enviros, luke warm response by agency that made itSeattle Post Intelligencer blog, November 1, 2007
NMFS releases another plan for Northwest damsGreenwire – November 1, 2007
Officials say fish are not jeapordized by dam plansThe Lewiston Tribune – November 1, 2007
Don Mann elected President of regional waterways groupNewport News Times – October 19, 2007
PNWA can’t buy American Rivers’ proposalThe Waterways Journal – January 29, 2007

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