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September 20, 2013 at 7:02 PM

I-5 Columbia River bridge faltering

Time is of the essence It’s time we “double down” on our effort to get an I-5 Columbia River bridge funding agreement in place right now. [“Oregon looks at building span across Columbia on its own,” NW Sunday, Sept. 8.] If we can’t get a Coast Guard bridge permit this fall, as well as negotiate a…

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0 Comments | More in Economy, Transportation | Topics: bridge, Columbia River, economy

July 4, 2013 at 7:00 PM

Political deadlock on Columbia River Crossing project

Productivity in the United States has fallen I must respond to the article on the Columbia River Crossing. [“Senators’ deadlock shutters Columbia crossing,” NW Tuesday, July 2.] After years of planning and an expenditure of $175 million the bureaucrats in charge of this debacle declare failure, close down the study and walk away. Gen. Eisenhower and his…

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0 Comments | More in Politics, Transportation | Topics: bridge, Columbia River, columbia river crossing

March 22, 2013 at 6:07 AM

Abandoned ship gets owner four months in prison

Legislation for boats, but not guns? Does anyone else find it frighteningly ironic that the Legislature likely will pass much-needed legislation to help prevent costly mishaps with derelict ships, partly through tougher registration requirements, yet tighter gun-registration proposals can’t even get a hearing in the Rodney Tom-led Senate [“Owner of derelict ship gets 4 months...

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0 Comments | More in Environment, Gun control, Washington Legislature | Topics: Columbia River