Voice of the Project

Voice of The Project

  • Meet Marc Maynard, the new BOR Ephrata Field Office Manager. We took the opportunity to ask Marc a few questions to get to know him better. The League is looking forward to working with Marc and conti...

  • The irrigation and reclamation districts (districts) in Washington deliver water to over one million acres of irrigated agriculture across the state each year. It is important that the irrigation can...

  • In advance of the President’s budget, the Columbia Basin Development League (League) staff sent a letter to Secretary Zinke (copying Comm’r. Brenda Burman; Rep. Dan Newhouse; Sen. Patty Murray; and Se...

  • The regular state legislative session alternates in length each year between 105 days and 60 days.  This year’s state session was a short one, but the League still secured dedicated time to speak with...

  • With a new logo launch at the end of 2017, the League Trustees continued the rebranding process in the new year to include a refreshed mission and vision statement. ...

  • Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Brenda Burman is exceptionally capable and well prepared for her new job. Her résumé reads like a many-years-long western water training program to be commissioner: ...

  • In 1964, the United States and Canada signed the Columbia River Treaty to coordinate power production and flood control, benefiting both countries. Either country can terminate most of the Treaty’s pr...

  • Nearly 200 people attended the League’s 2017 Conference, held November 2 in Moses Lake, for a day focused on Columbia Basin Project information and updates....

  • November marked the beginning of the first meaningful attempt to overhaul the federal tax code since 1986....

  • On November 16, Brenda Burman of Arizona was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner. She makes history as the first-ever woman to lead t...

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