In The News

In The News

  • COLUMBIA BASIN DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE 56TH CONFERENCE & ANNUAL MEETING Thursday, November 5, 2020 We are still planning for in-person attendance. Stay tuned to our website and social media pages for u...

  • Earlier this year, the myTRI 2030 Agricultural Council invited the League to become a member. MyTRI 2030 is a Tri-Cities, community-based, Regional Vision Project that seeks to provide a unified strat...

  • By the time the Ag Council held its first meeting of the year at the end of March, we were just starting to see the enormity of what lay ahead. As many of the members of the committee are in essential...

  • In January, League members voted to elect Christina Wyatt and Kelly Cochrane to join the CBDL Board of Trustees. Then in April, JC Baldwin stepped down from her position, and the board appointed Alan ...

  • In 2017, the League worked with a local film company, to produce “Waiting for Water”, a 10-minute documentary film about the Columbia Basin Project (Project). “Waiting for Water” follows a family of f...

  • Got water? We do. The Bureau of Reclamation still has water available in our Potholes Bank Storage Additional Artificially Stored Groundwater Program (PBS). If you are in the Mae Valley/South Frontage...

  • The League’s Chairman and Lincoln County Commissioner, Mark Stedman, was appointed to the Columbia River Policy Advisory Group, which advises the Office of Columbia River (a part of the Washington Sta...

  • The American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers will hold its annual national conference Sept. 24 and 25 in Moses Lake. ASFMRA leaders asked the League to assist with setting up a day-long ...

  • The Columbia Basin Project (CBP) is the water source for thousands of farmers. While waiting for continued development of the CBP, decades ago, the Department of Ecology issued farmers permits to use ...

  • The Odessa Ground Water Replacement Program is transferring deep well irrigators from the depleting Odessa Aquifer to more reliable Columbia Basin Project surface water. The project includes expanding...

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