KATU News Features Levee Ready Columbia Partnership

KATU News Crews came out to see the MCDD and Levee Ready Columbia teams recent response in action yesterday. MCDD staff has been working around the clock to ensure the levees stay in good condition through the sustained high-water levels.Their work is essential in helping to reduce flood risks throughout the region. Thanks and congratulations to MCDD and LRC Staff for … Read more

Brown Visits EOU

LA GRANDE — Oregon Governor Kate Brown visited Eastern Oregon University Saturday morning to sign the bill allocating $9 million toward building a field house on campus. The field house will be the first new campus building in 30 years that is fully funded by the state, according to a press release from EOU. “When … Read more

Oregon Lawmakers Seek Flood Study for Portland

Washington, D.C. – Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and Reps. Earl Blumenauer, Peter DeFazio, Suzanne Bonamici and Kurt Schrader today strongly urged federal officials to support a flood protection feasibility study for Portland. The Oregon lawmakers said their request comes as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has raised concerns about the prospects for … Read more