Local Leaders Tour Site of Proposed Chehalis River Dam

Mitigation: Flood Control District Leaders Hear Cost Estimates, Discuss Three Potential Types of Structures

 Project designer Keith Moen of HDR Engineering, left, walks across a bridge where the proposed dam would be located. The area in the background is the upstream side of the proposed dam.  Graham Perednia / gperednia@chronline.com

Project designer Keith Moen of HDR Engineering, left, walks across a bridge where the proposed dam would be located. The area in the background is the upstream side of the proposed dam.

Graham Perednia / gperednia@chronline.com

Chehalis Basin Flood Control Zone District Appoints Advisory Committee, Meets Potential Project Manager

 Chehalis Basin Flood Control Zone District Supervisor Bobby Jackson, right, talks to supervisors Edna Fund and Gary Stamper during a workshop in August in the commissioners hearing room. The board of supervisors consists of the Board of Lewis County Commissioners but acts as its own governing body.  Justyna Tomtas / jtomtas@chronline.com

Chehalis Basin Flood Control Zone District Supervisor Bobby Jackson, right, talks to supervisors Edna Fund and Gary Stamper during a workshop in August in the commissioners hearing room. The board of supervisors consists of the Board of Lewis County Commissioners but acts as its own governing body.

Justyna Tomtas / jtomtas@chronline.com

Chehalis Basin Flood Control Zone District Receives Funding to Move Forward

$59,525: Money Scheduled Through November With Hopes State Capital Budget Will Be Approved by Then

 Chehalis Basin Flood Control Zone District Supervisor Bobby Jackson, right, talks to supervisors Edna Fund and Gary Stamper during a workshop in August in the commissioners hearing room. The board of supervisors consists of the Board of Lewis County Commissioners but acts as its own governing body.  Justyna Tomtas / jtomtas@chronline.com

Chehalis Basin Flood Control Zone District Supervisor Bobby Jackson, right, talks to supervisors Edna Fund and Gary Stamper during a workshop in August in the commissioners hearing room. The board of supervisors consists of the Board of Lewis County Commissioners but acts as its own governing body.

Justyna Tomtas / jtomtas@chronline.com

Board of Supervisors Moves Forward With Proposed Dam Near Pe Ell

Update: Letter Sent to Army Corps to Fund Position Within Ecology; No Decisions Made on Type of Dam After Supervisors Became Project Sponsors

 In this aerial file photo taken on Oct. 9, 2009, a planned site for a potential dam outside of Pe Ell is seen.  Eric Schwartz / eschwartz@chronline.com

In this aerial file photo taken on Oct. 9, 2009, a planned site for a potential dam outside of Pe Ell is seen.

Eric Schwartz / eschwartz@chronline.com

Flood Authority Zone District Plans Next Steps for Dam on Chehalis River

Project Sponsor: Board of Supervisors Still Needs to Accept Sponsorship of Water Retention Facility

 In this aerial file photo taken on Oct. 9, 2009, a planned site for a potential dam outside of Pe Ell is seen.  Eric Schwartz / eschwartz@chronline.com

In this aerial file photo taken on Oct. 9, 2009, a planned site for a potential dam outside of Pe Ell is seen.

Eric Schwartz / eschwartz@chronline.com