Thursday Sep 11
Fishing report 9/11
Labor Day is long gone, but Buoy 10 is yielding coho for the smattering of anglers still fishing in the Columbia River estuary. East winds today and Friday probably will make the river too rough for comfortable fishing, but when the weather pattern shifts it might be worth one more trip to the coast.
Public Works .com
Port Of Kalama's NW Innovation Works Project Moving Forward
Port of Kalama officials announced they have passed two additional milestones in their efforts to clear a pathway for construction of a two-phase $1.8 billion plant to manufacture methanol at a port industrial park. Approximately 1,000 workers would be employed during several years of construction.
Fishing report 8/21
Salmon fishing at Buoy 10 should reach its full craziness this weekend and early next week.
Salmon cannon fires 40 fish a minute
Salmon live interesting lives: they are born in fresh water, then migrate to the ocean, where they grow to maturity, returning back to fresh water to breed, sometimes hundreds of kilometres, navigating obstacles along the way -- including swimming up waterfalls.
The Miami Herald
Tentative deal in Northwest grain terminal dispute
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service announced a tentative agreement in the contentious two-year labor dispute at Northwest grain terminals.