Saturday Mar 8
Bainbridge Island Review
House wants funding for third 144-car ferry to come from new tab fee
The state House of Representatives wants to set aside $50 million to spend on the construction of a new 144-car ferry.
Saturday Mar 8
Riding a river tugboat down the Snake and Columbia: An Appreciation of Oregon
Here is the latest entry in my Appreciation of Oregon series. As I dig into my personal archives to share some of my favorite pictures from some of my favorite places, I'll also share a story or two.
Washington considers mileage tax
Finding money for state road projects has for decades followed a relatively simple formula.
Longshore protesters block traffic in Vancouver, Portland as one-year lockout anniversary approaches
The peaceful protest tied up traffic for about 45 minutes, ending by 6:30 a.m., said Theresa Wagner, a Port spokeswoman.
Firms eye Lower Columbia for 2 methanol plants
That's the message from officials on the Gulf Coast, which is the center of the boom and has a long history with methanol production.
In Our View / Transportation deadlock: On the road to dysfunction
It's as painful as psychotherapy. The excruciating tug-of-war over state transportation is peeling away minor issues and stripping the question to bare bones: Are we willing to let partisan distrust paralyze important governmental functions? Transportation negotiators met with editors and publishers in Olympia last week.
The News Tribune
Higher car tab fees would fund ferries under House bill
In this photo taken on June 28, 2009, a ferry transports passengers to one of the four San Juan Islands serviced by the Washington State Ferries.
State Fish and Wildlife Columbia River regional fishing reports
4 boat anglers kept 1 hatchery steelhead. Catch was sampled at the trout hatchery.