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The wildfires that closed in on the Corps’ 13-dam system in the Willamette Valley caused minor damage at four dam sites.
A conversation with Jim Day, fisheries biological technician at The Dalles Lock and Dam.
Bud Ossey is probably one of the only people alive today who was there on the cool morning of Sept. 28, 1937, when President Franklin Roosevelt dedicated a brand spanking new Bonneville Dam to the American public.
Before leaving for his work shift, Mike Pomeroy said goodbye to his wife, Ronda, the way he always did: with a promise. “I’ll see you in 14.” 2020
A record return of more than 800 chinook salmon returned this year at Fall Creek Dam.



Corps makes new changes to camping along Columbia River
Beginning Nov. 1, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will close all primitive camping areas for the season at The Dalles and John Day dams. These closures are part of a new camping policy the Corps is...
Winter changes to Lower Columbia River recreational lock schedule
Recreational boaters who need to move through the three lower Columbia River dams’ locks must do so during daylight hours, on request.This change began September 30 and will continue until May 15,...
Upcoming repairs closes North Jetty road
Announcing road closure ahead of road repairs. North Jetty Road will partially close for approximately seven days beginning October 23, likely impacting access to the East Parking Lot near Waikiki...

Public Notices

Draft EA: Pendleton Levee 1b Repairs
Interested parties are hereby notified that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District (Corps) plans to repair parts of the Pendleton 1b Levee, near downtown Pendleton, Oregon...
Woodland Islands Integrated Feasibility Study & Final Environmental Assessment for Beneficial Use of Dredged Material
Portland District has finalized the Integrated Feasibility Study & Environmental Assessment and signed a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Woodlands Islands restoration project...
Draft FONSI: The Dalles and John Day Mitigation Program
Interested parties are hereby notified that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District (Corps) is seeking public comment on the draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for The Dalles...