JUNE 5, 2016

AIRPORTS 

Walla Walla airport lands federal grant for taxiway rehabThe first piece of a major taxiway rehabilitation at the Walla Walla Regional Airport is financially set for takeoff with a $1 million grant announced Tuesday from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

 

ELECTIONS/GOVERNANCE

Port of Olympia candidates steer clear of fracking questions Three questions about the Port of Olympia importing fracking sand were posed to the port commissioner candidates, but they largely avoided the questions and stuck closer to more comfortable themes during a forum at Garfield Elementary on Wednesday night.

 

LABOR 

US Senate bill would allow president, governors to act against port slowdownsA bill introduced in Congress on Friday would empower the president to intervene to halt port labor slowdowns as well as strikes, and would allow state governors to initiate the process for federal back-to-work injunctions.

 

LAND USE 

GUEST COLUMN — Port of Port Angeles commissioner explains why public waterfront should stay public“Yet one thing remains; the land you and I own via the port for economic development.”

 

MARINE TERMINALS 

Army Corps to review oil terminal planMove applauded by environmental advocacy coalition.

 

TRADE 

Port of Tacoma cargo report a mix of good and bad newsPort of Tacoma officials delivered both good news and bad news to port commission members Thursday as some parts of the port’s business have prospered during the year’s first few months while others have faltered.

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