New Funding for Dredging Coming Soon

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Oregon’s small ports are a step closer to millions of dollars in new dredging funds, after House lawmakers overwhelmingly approved the conference report for the Water Resources Reform & Development Act of 2014. The final vote was 412 to 4. The bill, which authorizes funding for Army Corps of Engineers navigation, flood … Continue reading »

Dredging Underway For 1st Time in Years

PORT ORFORD, Ore. — The day’s catch was hoisted up for one Port Orford fisherman, who beat the high tide rush that has become the norm at the port of Port Orford. The port hasn’t received its needed annual dredging since federal funding stopped in 2010, leaving high tide the only time the dozens of … Continue reading »