Welcome to the Port of Columbia

The Port of Columbia’s mission is to maximize public resources and private investment to create jobs, provide infrastructure, and maintain and improve the economic vitality of Columbia County and its communities.

The Port of Columbia serves as the lead Economic Development Agency for Columbia County and offers assistance to all businesses in the county. We also coordinate with our neighboring counties on regional initiatives.

Upcoming Port Commission Meeting

December 13, 2017 at 10:00 am

Recent News

Port Signs Lease with New Lyons Ferry Marina Concessionaire

After almost 9 years, the Port of Columbia is saying goodbye to Jim and Angela McArthur, the Port’s concessionaire at the KOA at Lyons Ferry Marina. Marina employees are throwing a going-away potluck this Sunday, October 29th at 3 pm at the Marina restaurant, the Snake River Grill, and the public is invited. To read the press release, click here ...
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Request for Quote – Industrial Park & Blue Mountain Station Snow Removal

Public Notice is hereby given that the Port of Columbia is soliciting proposals for snow plowing/removal services for the upcoming season. Work is to be done at the Rock Hill Industrial Park and Blue Mountain Station in Dayton, WA. To see full Snow Removal Packet click here ...
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Industrial Park Spaces Available

It is very rare that the Port's Rock Hill Industrial Park has space available for lease, but we currently have two! The first space has 3,000 sq ft space available with three-phase power, two 12-foot overhead doors, office, restroom, indoor storage, outdoor shed and a 60'x68' lot. For more information view the attached spec sheet. The second space has a 3,000 ...
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Railroad Grand Re-Opening Celebration

Join the Port of Columbia as we celebrate the re-opening of our short line railroad after several years of embargo. Meet the rail operator, hear about the work we've done to get the line re-opened, and climb inside the train engine! To view the press release click here and to view the flyer click here ...
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Columbia Pulp Groundbreaking

Columbia Pulp will have a groundbreaking and community tour next week for its $184 million plant in southeast Washington, which will use straw to make pulp for paper production. For more information on the event and to read the article click here ...
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Lyons Ferry Marina Public Input Meeting

We need your input! The Port is working on a new master plan for the Lyons Ferry Marina facility. This new master plan will assist the Port in seeking funds toward updating and modernizing the aging infrastructure at the marina, which was constructed in the early 1970s. Please join us at the Lyons Ferry Marina restaurant on Wednesday, August 23rd ...
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Columbia Pulp in Columbia County

The Port of Columbia is excited to share Columbia Pulp's news of completed financing for the construction of a straw pulp manufacturing facility in northern Columbia County. The Port and our community partners have been working for almost a decade to assist this company as they put together a revolutionary idea to create a value-added product out of wheat straw ...
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Columbia County Businesses Attend Business Summit

Two Columbia County businesses and the County's Economic Development Coordinator, Brad McMasters, attended the Walla Walla Valley Chamber of Commerce's fifth annual Business Summit on Friday, May 12th at the Marcus Whitman Hotel. To read full story click here ...
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