Projects

Landmark Red Lion Hotel will make way for new projects at Terminal 1

Terminal 1 lies at the south end of downtown Vancouver between the BNSF Railway berm and the river. The site was the original Port of Vancouver, but port operations eventually moved to Terminals 2 through 5 at the port’s modern location west of downtown.

Entrepreneur George Gordon Goodrich converted an old prune warehouse on the Terminal 1 pier in the 1960s and opened The Quay Restaurant & Bar, followed by the Inn at the Quay, which at various times carried the Thunderbird, Doubletree and Red Lion brands.

The hotel ceased operations in 2015, but the building remained active until late

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Viewpoint: A look into projects, plans and programs for Boise Parks and Recreation

COVID-19 protocols are still in place for parks and programs, but Boise Parks and Rec expects a “more normal” summer than last.

BOISE, Idaho — With the temperatures warming up and the area greening up, it’s the time of year more and more people start getting up off their couches and heading out to enjoy their favorite recreation spots. 

The City of Boise certainly has a lot of gems to enjoy. The Boise Parks and Recreation Department is working on a potpourri of projects, plans, and programs for this spring and summer.

Four outdoor city pools will open with pandemic

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A potpourri of projects, plans and programs for Boise Parks and Recreation

COVID protocols are still in place for parks and programs, but Boise Parks and Rec expects a “more normal” summer than last.

BOISE, Idaho — With the temperatures warming up and the area greening up, it’s the time of year more and more people start getting up off their couches and heading out to enjoy their favorite recreation spots. 

The City of Boise certainly has a lot of gems to enjoy. The Boise Parks and Recreation Department is working on a potpourri of projects, plans and programs for this spring and summer.

Four outdoor city pools will open with pandemic

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Several hotel projects in the works for Morro Bay

Tourists will soon see more lodging options in Morro Bay.

Several new hotels and vacation rentals are in the pipeline for the city, marking a significant increase compared to years past.

“It’s very small town, beach town, hometown feel,” said Elise Chaney who was visiting Morro Bay on Thursday.

With COVID-19 restrictions easing, more and more tourists are stopping in the seaside town.

“This is the most prettiest place along the California coast to us,” Chaney said.

Tourism is an economic driver for the community with more than three dozen hotels in the city.

“Generally speaking, sales tax and TOT

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Dozens Of Kentucky Communities Receive Funding For Community Recreation Projects

  Gov. Andy Beshear’s Office in a release Monday announced 41 recreation projects throughout the commonwealth will receive federal funding for renovations and upgrades, totaling $4.3 million from the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). 

 

Some communities receiving funding in western Kentucky include Benton, Drakesboro, Hopkinsville, Kuttawa, Murray/Calloway County, and Nortonville, as well as Carlisle, Christian, Livingston, Todd, and Trigg counties. Gifts will be allocated to parks in these communities in amounts ranging from $12,995 to the largest grant of $250,000.

 

Benton, Kentucky will use $12,995 to construct two new pavilions at H. H. Lovett Park. Additionally, Todd County received $250,000

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