US Army Corps of Engineers
Portland District

Newsroom

Welcome to the Portland District Newsroom, an information hub for journalists and media organizations. If you are not a journalist and have a question about a program, permit, or mission area of the Portland District, please contact the Public Affairs Office via email at cenwp-pa@usace.army.mil or by phone at 503-808-4510.

Latest News


Cape Disappointment State Park area closures to re-open Jan. 1, 2020

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will extend construction on the Mouth of the Columbia River’s North Jetty to Jan. 1, 2020.
14 days ago

Corps begins spillway gate rehabilitation work at Detroit Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will perform spillway gate rehabilitation work at Detroit Dam from Friday, Nov. 1 through Feb. 15, 2020.
16 days ago

Corps completes dredged material placement at Cape Horn, WA

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed dredged material placement at Cape Horn, Washington, Oct. 7, 2019.
37 days ago

Bonneville navigation lock returns to service 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27

The Bonneville navigation lock will reopen to Columbia River traffic at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27.
48 days ago

Bonneville Navigation Lock returning to service

The Bonneville Navigation Lock will reopen to Columbia River traffic between 10 p.m. Friday, September 27 and 10 a.m. Saturday Sept. 28, depending on the results of final operational testing.
49 days ago
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Media Contacts

Please contact the Portland District Public Affairs Office at 503-808-4510 or cenwp-pa@usace.army.mil for general inquiries. For specific media opportunities or information related to one of our projects, program areas or locations, please contact the associated public affairs manager.

Tom Conning

Public Affairs Specialist
edward.t.conning@usace.army.mil
503-808-4516

Program Areas

  • Willamette Valley
  • Fish Programs
  • Emergency Management
  • Section 408 Permits
  • VA Medical Center Construction

 

Sarah Bennett

Public Affairs Specialist
sarah.p.bennett@usace.army.mil
503-808-4514

Program Areas

  • Rogue River Basin
  • Environmental Restoration
  • Natural Resources Management
  • Recreation
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
  • Tribal Relationships

Jeff Henon

Public Affairs Specialist
jeffrey.m.henon@usace.army.mil
503-808-4529

Program Areas

  • Oregon Coast
  • Channels and Harbors
  • Regulatory Permitting

Sharon Gavin

Public Affairs Specialist
Sharon.A.Gavin@usace.army.mil
503-808-4513

Program Areas

  • Mount St. Helens
  • Avian Predation

 

Lauren Bennett

Public Affairs Specialist

Lauren.E.Bennett@usace.army.mil
503-808-4517

Program Areas

  • Rogue River Basin
  • Environmental Restoration
  • Natural Resources Management
  • Recreation
  • Pinniped Predation