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BCD Media Coverage

Local delegation headed to Washington, DC
Newport News Times, 2/16/24

Big Creeks Dam: City to launch design phase
The News Guard, 8/24/23

Oregon Senate walkout threatens bill that could save Newport
Statesman Journal, 6/14/23

Legislative standstill threatens bill that could keep Newport’s residents, drinking water safe
Statesman Journal, date unknown

‘This thing could go right now’: Newport leaders search for solutions to aging and vulnerable dams
KGW8, 6/5/23

Changes to Mirror Pond depend on the future of Newport dam
Central Oregon Daily, 1/28/23

New Newport dam clears a big hurdle
KLCC-NPR Oregon, 1/13/23

$60 million proposed toward Big Creek dam project
Newport News Times, 5/25/22

Quakes threaten Oregon dams as lack of funding stalls improvements
KOIN6, 9/22/21

Legislature funds Newport’s Big Creek Dam Project
KLCC-NPR Oregon, 7/6/21

Gomberg ‘wishlists’ funding for eight county projects
Newport News Times/Lincoln County Leder, 4/7/21

Oregon dams among more than 1600 at risk nationally, AP investigation finds
The Oregonian/OregonLive, 11/10/19

Aging U.S. dams pose risk to thousands
The Bulletin, 11/11/19, updated 1/31/20

Many of Oregon’s dams in dangerous condition
KXL FM101 News, 8/24/19

The stuff nightmares are made of’: Many of Oregon’s dams in dangerous condition
KVAL, 8/21/19

With dams at risk, Lincoln County pushes back planned veto
Portland Tribune, 8/16/19

How Newport officials changed Gov. Brown’s mind on dam repair veto
The Blue Mountain Eagle, 8/15/19

Gov. Brown backs off veto after Newport community and officials go to bat for dam project
Salem Reporter, 8/14/19

After a veto threat, Newport fought for dam money
The Astorian, 8/14/19

Governor approves Newport Dam money
The Corvallis Advocate, 8/12/19

Oregon Governor preserves dam money, irrigation bill at veto deadline
Oregon Public Broadcasting, 8/9/19

Gov. Brown moves to veto several rural proposals Friday
The Blue Mountain Eagle, 8/5/19

Gov. Kate Brown signals she may veto one bill and line-item veto three spending provisions
The Oregonian/OregonLive, 8/5/19

Public can get a first-hand look at Newport’s high-hazard dams
KLCC-NPR Oregon 6/3/19

Oregon’s 90-year-old dam safety statute undergoing overhaul
Statesman Journal, 3/6/19

Oregon lawmakers push for increased dam safety
Statesman Journal, 4/3/17

Newport residents worry about local dam failure
Statesman Journal, 2/17/17

Two of Oregon’s unsafe dams are in Newport
KLCC-NPR Oregon, 2/15/17

7 Oregon dams in ‘unsatisfactory’ condition
Statesman Journal, 2/13/17

Newport dams evaluated in new seismic report
KLCC-NPR Oregon, 7/20/15