News Releases

  • Corps loans T-Rex to Smithsonian Institution

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division, has entered into an agreement with the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History to loan the institution one of the Army's two Tyrannosaurus Rex (T. rex) specimens for a period of 50 years.
  • Corps begins summer operations for fish

    Snake and Columbia River juvenile salmon and steelhead are getting assistance on their way to the ocean.
  • Drought persists through wetter than normal May

    Despite wetter-than-normal conditions across much of the Missouri River basin during May, drought persists across much of the region and mainstem reservoir levels remain below normal.
  • Corps' Columbia River summer recreational lockage schedule begins May 15

    Announcing the Summer 2013 recreational lock schedule for the navigation locks along the Columbia River, effective May 15, 2013.
  • Agencies offer free Columbia River boat inspections

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites recreational boaters to prepare their boats for summer by hosting free vessel safety inspections at Columbia Hills State Park from 7 a.m. to noon April 27.
  • Corps begins spring fish operations

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has begun implementing its 2013 Fish Operations Plan to provide spill at the four lower Snake River and four lower Columbia River dams to facilitate the passage of juvenile salmon and steelhead to the ocean.