u.s. army corps of engineers

Maya Lin Studio

A large public art project proposed to be built beside the now-inundated great falls of the Columbia River has been put on indefinite hold by its sponsor.

The installation was planned for Celilo Falls — east of The Dalles, Oregon — as the sixth and final outdoor artwork in a series by celebrated designer Maya Lin along the Columbia and Snake rivers.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Federal workers say they are trying their best to keep the water flowing and the power going at Bonneville Dam in the Columbia River Gorge despite the wildfires.

Greg Watson / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Dredging of the Lower Snake River started Monday after a delay of several weeks due to a court challenge.

Tom Banse / Northwest News Network

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is making a high-stakes bet that it will prevail in a pending lawsuit over Snake River dredging.