CRT Discussed Monday in Richland

Central Washingtonians had an opportunity Monday evening to get an update of the ongoing negotiations to modernize the Columbia River Treaty.  Jill Smail with the Secretary of State’s office, and lead negotiator in the trade talks was in Richland, discussing not only the process, but the overall importance of the five decade old treaty.  Central […]

Newhouse: CRT Could Have A Big Impact On Central Washington

As the United States and Canada try to update the 55 year old Columbia River Treaty, Central Washingtonians will get an opportunity to learn first-hand how those ongoing talks.  On Monday December 16th, Jill Smail with the Secretary of State’s office, and lead CRT negotiator will hold a town hall in Richland.  Representative Dan Newhouse […]

Columbia River Treaty Open House Scheduled For Mid-December

Last week, Representative Dan Newhouse announced a town hall to update those in Central Washington and the surrounding area to the progress to the Columbia River Treaty modernization efforts.  The town hall will be moderated by U.S. Columbia River Treaty Negotiator Jill Smail.  She will updated how discussions between the U.S. and Canada are progressing […]

Newhouse Requests CRT Town Hall In Tri-Cities

As the U.S. and Canada look to update the Columbia River Treaty, Representative Dan Newhouse is working to bring the conversation to Central Washington.  Newhouse said he reached out to the office of CRT negotiator Jill Smail in mid-October, and received a preliminary response, but no confirmation at this point, when such a town hall […]