Port Memory: Clearing the Way

This week we are excited to bring you yet another port memory from our extended port family, this time from an engineer who aided with numerous dredging projects along the Columbia River from 1960 to 1995. Here, in his own words, is Bob Lofgren’s memory: Bob Lofgren worked for Riedel International and traveled to many […]

Calling All Bookworms!

The port has exciting news! In an effort to reach out to the community during its centennial year, the Port of Vancouver USA has provided copies of its centennial book, All Ahead Full, written by local author Ted Van Arsdol to libraries within the port district, and the books are now available for check out. […]

Sustainability First

May 4, 1904 – The United States began work on the Panama Canal, and on this day in 2011, the Columbia River Wetland Mitigation Bank was opened for business. The Port of Vancouver USA’s wetland mitigation bank is located on land north of Lower River Road, a portion of the area previously known as Rufener […]

Centennial Moment #7 with Kathy Holtby

The Rufener Legacy – from Dairy Farm to Industrial Park Centennial Greetings! Last week we shared the good news that the Port of Vancouver USA was awarded a top communications prize by the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) for our centennial celebration efforts. This week we bring you a centennial moment that merges the […]