SEPTEMBER 26, 2016



$2.6 Million in additional sales:  Port of Chehalis approves supplemental budget

Justyna Tomtas, September 23, 2016, The Chronical

Port of Chehalis commissioners on Thursday adopted a supplemental budget for this year reflecting additional sales proceeds that total $2.6 million.

The funds will be used for several “big ticket items,” according to Randy Mueller, chief executive officer for the port.

The money will be used to pay off approximately $1.25 million of debt, and $300,000 will be set aside to purchase neighboring property. The other $670,000 will boost the port’s cash reserves.

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Port of Camas-Washougal celebrates opening of Waterfront Park

Dameon Pesanti, September 24, 2016, The Columbian

More than 100 people turned out to help the Port of Camas-Washougal celebrate the grand opening of its new Washougal Waterfront Park on Friday.

Standing at a podium in the parking lot with part of the new park and the Columbia River in the background, port Executive Director David Ripp addressed the crowed during the opening ceremony on Friday afternoon.

“I get a little emotional when I look out at this thing. If you would have seen what it was two years ago,” he said.

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On the waterfront:  Heavy-lift ship stands out in Port Angeles Harbor

David G. Sellars, September 25, 2016, Peninsula Daily News

Earlier last week, Happy Star anchored midharbor.

She is a 511-foot heavy-lift ship that came to Port Angeles after having delivered a grain silo in Vancouver, B.C.

The vessel came to Port Angeles to hoist the MV Susitna aboard a Harley Marine Services barge that will be towed to the Philippines by the tug Millennium Falcon.

The tug and barge arrived in Port Angeles and moored to the Port of Port Angeles’ Terminal 3 Thursday night.

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