FEBRUARY 24, 2014

AIRPORTS 

Port of Kennewick moves forward on Vista Field Airport tank removalThe Port of Kennewick is moving forward on plans to remove the fuel tanks at the former Vista Field Airport in Kennewick.

 

 

BUDGET/FINANCES 

Senate Majority Coalition’s budget plan has a big questionSen. Rodney Tom promises a budget proposal on Monday but it’s unclear if Jay Inslee will get any of the additional school money he wants.

 

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 

As firm eyes local ports for methanol plants, local leaders tout benefitsLow natural gas prices are causing a boom in methanol manufacturing nationwide, and the Lower Columbia region should be quick to seize on the skilled jobs and tax revenue that the clean industry will bring.

 

 

ENVIRONMENT/NATURAL RESOURCES 

Port of Grays Harbor to make repairs to West Hoquiam levee The Port of Grays Harbor will begin repairs to the Hoquiam levee this month.

 

 

PEOPLE 

Port of Port Angeles executive director candidate revealed to be interim leaderLongview resident Ken O’Hollaren, interim executive director for the Port of Port Angeles, has been identified as the port commissioners’ choice to take the agency’s top administrative job on a permanent basis at $145,000 a year.

 

 

UNIONS 

Lockout: one year laterUnited Grain, dockworkers union reveals no details about ongoing negotiations.

Contact Form Powered By : XYZScripts.com