PNWER in the media
Northwest states aim to protect Columbia basin from invasive species
The Olympian, September 15, 2016
"The Pacific Northwest Economic Region is a nationally-recognized, public-private initiative and is a bench mark example worth emulating. In PNWER, member states work collectively to increase the overall economic well-being and quality of life for all the citizens of the region,"
Sen. Pat Browne, Pennsylvania
Browne: N.J. tax decision defies our national legacy | Opinion
- The Express-Times, September 12, 2016
Alliance of Alberta, B.C. and U.S. states grappling with huge energy-environment challenges, high public expectations - EnviroLine, August 8, 2016
Alberta will protect energy-intensive, trade-exposed industries in implementing climate plan: environment minister - EnviroLine, July 21, 2016
Notley says slow Canadian economic growth part of NDP's case for pipelines - Calgary Herald, July 19, 2016
Energy Minister addresses Pacific NorthWest Economic Region conference - 660 News, July 19, 2016
U.S.-Canada relationship 'critical,' ambassadors Heyman and MacNaughton tell Calgary summit - CBC News, July 18, 2016
Opinion: Fighting Aquatic Invaders is a Key Regional Mission - Daily Inter Lake, May 8, 2016
Railroad blamed for fiery oil train derailment in Oregon - KING5 News
Glenn Farley for KING5 News interviews Bruce Agnew, Director of Cascadia and co-chair of the PNWER Transportation Working Group. They discuss oil train safety and review the Oil Train Safety Symposium, put on by PNWER's Center for Regional Disaster Resilience in April.
BC conservation officers stop boat contaminated by invasive mussels - Cantech Letter, published May 9, 2016
Oil Train Safety Symposium Draws a Crowd - KING5 News
Full coverage of the Oil Train Safety Symposium provided by TVW
PNWER Gains Funding to Fight Aquatic Invaders - Char-Koosta News
Corps Awarded $4 Million For Invasive Species Boat Inspection Stations In Columbia Basin - Columbia Basin Fish & Wildlife News Bulletin
Bipartisan Coalition Introduces Bill to Facilitate U.S. Preclearance Operations in Canada - Global Trade Magazine, published March 15, 2016
A Canadian Agenda for the USA: Obama and Beyond
Colin Robertson, Canadian Global Affairs Institute Fellow, discusses potential topics and outcomes of Prime Minister Trudeau's visit to Washington. PNWER is listed as an example of a bi-national organization that is successfully working with regional and local governments to implement national agendas.
"We need to invest more in these regional associations," Robertson said.
Funding to protect B.C. lakes from invasive mussels in the offing? - Kelowna Capital News, published Feb. 20, 2016
Province considering permanent inspection stations against invasive mussels at border crossings into B.C. - Osoyoos Times, Published Feb. 17, 2016
Okanagan water board looking for mussel funding in budget? - Penticton Western News, published Feb. 14, 2016
Okanagan board supports inspection stations to stop spread of invasive mussels - The Vancouver Sun, published Feb. 12, 2016
Fighting invasive mussels: ‘When you’ve got ‘em, you’ve got ‘em’ - The Spokesman Review, published Jan. 21, 2016
Board asks Ottawa to flex muscles on mussels: The Vernon Morning Star, published Jan.17, 2016
Keeping mussels at bay - Salmon Arm Observer, Published December 27, 2015
Polar Opposites: Time for a 180 Turn in Canada's Arctic Policy - iPolitics, published Dec. 16, 2015
Northern Economy Talks a Draw - The Yellowknifer, Published Nov. 18, 2015.
'No one is coming to get you' after an earthquake: KIRO Radio interviews Eric Holdeman, Director of PNWER's Center for Regional Disaster Resilience,
Oct. 12, 2015.
Coverage of our 2015 Annual Summit in Big Sky, July 12-16
Bullock Addresses Economic Summit at Big Sky Resort - Explore Big Sky July 24
Beyond the Whine - Op-ed by Diane Smith, published July 22 in the Flathead Beacon
Challenging industries to advance technologically - and environmentally
Op-ed by Ambassador Bruce Heyman, published July 17 in the Globe and Mail
Economic summit delegates tour MSU farm - KBZK, July 14
Tourism, trade issues on tap at regional conference in Big Sky - Bozeman Daily Chronicle, July 13
Senator Steve Daines kicks off 25th Pacific Northwest Economic Region Summit in Big Sky - KBZK, July 13
Named as a model platform for engaging public and private sectors across jurisdictions to promote resilience in regional lifelines. (Bolstering Critical Infrastructure Resilience After Superstorm Sandy: Lessons for New York and the Nation) Northeastern University Center for Resiliency Studies, April, 2015.
"The best developed regional cooperation on issues including transportation, labor mobility, and invasive species is the Pacific NorthWest Economic Region," - Colin Robertson, Vice President and Fellow, Canadian Defence and Foreign Affairs Institute, in remarks to the Canadian House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee, May 26.
New environment minister will look at drainage rules The Western Producer, May 22, 2015
Stepped-up efforts to stop quagga mussels The Battlefords News-Optimist, May 13, 2015
Murkowski, King seek to enlist other senators in an Arctic caucus (March 4, 2015)
Can Canada Ease Our Transportation Mess? Crosscut.com (Jan. 2, 2015)
County wins award for FirstToSee project
Cracking computer code with Atlantis ROV, Whidbey Makers
MLA Mike Bernier first in BC to complete energy policy course
Saddler Graduates from Legislative Energy Horizon Institute
Hoffman graduates from the Legislative Energy Horizon Institute
Sen. Uecker graduates from the legislative Energy Horizon Institute
Guest: B.C. is competition for Washington state trade, by Bruce Agnew, Seattle Times, Aug. 21, 2014
ICOSA Magazine: The Economic Development Issue, by Dale Eisler, pg. 33, Spring 2014
Social Media Analysis Aids Washington Mudslide Response, by Greg Sleter, Emergency Management Magazine, April 8, 2014
Expert says we can do better in preparing for the next disaster, by Jon Silver, Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce, Feb. 2014 (Limited preview only)
White House Fact Sheet (Key Deliverables from the 2014 North American Leaders' Summit)
Viewpoint: We need a 21st century U.S. – Canada border, by Don Alper and PNWER's executive director, Matt Morrison, Puget Sound Business Journal, Feb. 2014 (Limited preview only)
Immigrant Investors Could Finance Green Trucks For Green Cards, by Tom Banse, KPLU, Jan. 2014
Alberta's growing foreign policy presence, by Robert Murray, Troy Media, Dec. 2013
U.S. Senate Approves Water Resources Development Act - September 15, 2016
PNWER Resolution: More funding needed for Arctic economic analysis
Federal Funds Needed to Fight Invasive Species
B.C. MLA elected president of Pacific Northwest Economic Region
Resilience Begins Before the Disaster
Ambassadors address US-Canada Relationship at Summit
2016 PNWER Annual Summit press advisory
Oil Train Safety Symposium to be held April 27
PNWER applauds preclearance implementation bill - March 1
Bipartisan Senate-House Coalition Introduces Bill To Facilitate U.S. Preclearance Operations In Canada, To Expedite U.S.-Canada Travel And Commerce - joint news release, March 1.
Federal budget allocates $4 million to Prevention of Invasive Mussels in Pacific Northwest
Economic Leadership Conference meets in Yellowknife Nov. 15-17
Legislators from U.S., Canada graduate from Legislative Energy Horizon Institute
New PNWER Leadership Elected at Summit in Big Sky
PNWER Plan to Improve Buildings’ Energy Efficiency in the Pacific Northwest Moves Forward
PNWER Invasive Species Working Group Presents Defense Framework for Quagga and Zebra Mussels
Montana Governor Steve Bullock to Highlight Opening of Economic Summit in Big Sky
North American Arctic Leadership Forum in Washington D.C.
Legislative Energy Horizon Institute Concludes First Session in Richland, WA
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Arctic Roundtable in Washington, D.C.
White House Recognition for PNWER
PNWER Capital Visit: Juneau, Alaska
PNWER Capital Visits: Olympia, Wash. and Boise, Idaho
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