The Ritzville Adams County Journal - Eastern Adams County's Only Independent Voice Since 1887

By Katie Teachout
The Journal 

Council favors Columbia Basin Project completion

Mayor signs letter of support for meeting


Last updated 3/11/2020 at 12:08pm

Courtesy of Coulee Pioneer Museum

A historical photograph depicts dryland farming from the early 1900s, a time when officials called for irrigating Eastern Washington through the Columbia Basin Project.

RITZVILLE - The City Council authorized Mayor Gary Cook to write a letter to the Adams County commissioners voicing support for a second to Commissioner John Marshall's motion to attend a future joint meeting of Eastern Washington County Commissioners and Northwest Seaport Alliance.

The motion was made following an appeal by Glenn R. Stockwell, Chairman of the Washington State Economic Development Non-Profit Corporation, for the city to support Marshall's motion.

Marshall moved for the Board to write a letter of support for the fast track completion of the Columbia Basin Project and willi...

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