From the Files
Last updated 2/21/2023 at 9:20am
100 Years Ago
February 22, 1923
Federal Investigation of Columbia Basin Now Practically Assured
Hopes of friends of the Columbia Basin project have been wonderfully revived by news that the amended measure calling for a federal survey had passed the house of representatives and the amendment approved by the Senate. The present bill calls for an appropriation of $150,000 for investigating the Columbia Basin Project and the Umatilla rapids project on the lower Columbia. Only by dint of skillful maneuvering on the part of Washington representatives was it possible to ge...
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