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The Port of Whitman County is dedicated to improving the quality of life for all citizens of Whitman County through industrial real estate development, preservation of multi-modal transportation, facilitation of economic development and provision of on-water recreational opportunities. We invite you to explore our website and learn more about our port and the wonderful Palouse region we call home; a great place to live and a better place to work.
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Applications for the Port’s Open District 1 Commissioner Seat Are Now Available and Due September 16
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Port Invites Interested Commissioner Applicants to Virtual Session
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Ziply Fiber and Port Partner to Bring Fiber-to-the-Home in Whitman County
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Port Commission Issues Public Comment on EPA Temperature Report
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Port Commission Launches Search for District 1 Commissioner
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Longtime Port Commissioner John Love announces resignation
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The Port of Whitman County’s Commission meeting on May 21, 2020 will take place via video and teleconference. Participation can be online, by phone, or a combination of both. more
Port of Whitman County Implements Governor’s Proclamation
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To protect public health, the Port of Whitman County has closed the office to visitors until further notice. Staff may be reached by phone or email.
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The Port of Whitman County invites you to learn more about the Snake River Dams by visiting the Northwest RiverPartners Take Action landing page.
Given the current and evolving COVID-19 situation, members of the public are highly encouraged to attend the March 19th Commission Meeting by teleconference. Please call 1 (605) 313-4415 and enter the access code 623969.
All public comment meetings relating to the Columbia-Snake River dams have been changed to phone-in only. Find out more at www.crso.info

When: 4-8 p.m. Pacific Standard Time / March 17, 18, 19, 25, 26 and 31
How: Dial 1-844-721-7241 and enter access code 5998146#
The Port of Whitman County is excited to share this resource from the Pacific Northwest Waterways Association to guide you as you write public comments on the Columbia River System Operations Draft Environmental Impact Statement.
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The Port of Whitman County encourages public comment on the Columbia River System Operations Draft Environmental Impact Statement.
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The Port of Whitman County has received a Washington State Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB) award for local access road improvements for facilities at the Port of Wilma.
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The Port of Whitman County was awarded $1M from Whitman County’s .09 funds to design and construct a fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network in five rural towns in Whitman County. Download News Release
Boyer Park update! For 2019 and all other future camping reservations at Boyer Park, please visit the KOA website here, or call 800-562-8753.
Comprehensive Plan
The Port of Whitman County uses it's comprehensive plan to communicate the port mission, goals and development plans to the constituency of Whitman County. The comprehensive plan is revised every five years with an update due.

Should you have any comments on the comprehensive plan or would like to have your voice in port planning, please share your opinions with our staff. You may review the current comprehensive plan by clicking on the link below.

You may send comments to the port by e-mail or by mail to:
Pullman Industrial Park
Located on Terre View Drive, just off State Highway 27 on the north end of Pullman, WA.
Attractive high-tech Industrial Park adjacent to Washington State University and within an easy drive of the University of Idaho. Tenants include R & D and light manufacturing firms.

100.5 acres of fully developed sites with streets and utilities. City water, sewer and roads extended to each site. Avista Utilities provides electrical and gas services. Verizon telephone service available as well as several telecommunication carriers. Wetland mini-park and trail located on site. Just 15 minutes from the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport.

Land available for lease or sale. Contact the port for details;
Current Tenants & Occupants:
  • METER Group, Inc. USA
  • Palouse Discovery Science Center
  • Digilent
  • Munir Daud and Associates
  • Metriguard
  • Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories
  • Whitcom
  • Galexis Technologies
  • City of Pullman Fire Training Site
  • Washington Crop Improvement Association
Southeast Washington Economic Development Association
SEWEDA (Southeast Washington Economic Development Association) acts as the ADO (associate development organization) for Whitman, Asotin, Garfield and Columbia Counties and is the lead agency in each county for economic development. An ADO is designated by the board of county commissioners or the county council.

SEWEDA works in partnership with the Whitman County Commissioners and the Washington State Department of Commerce.
  • Business Planning
  • Entrepreneur Development
  • Export Assistance
  • Community Development Grant Opportunities
  • Workforce Development
  • Government Contract Procurement
  • Program and Project Development
SEWEDA Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy 2018


The Whitman County Managing Director of SEWEDA is Sarah McKnight and she may be reached at 509-288-1317 or at whitman@seweda.org
The Port and Recreation
A Port district may construct, improve, maintain, and operate public park and recreation facilities when such facilities are necessary to more fully utilize boat landings, harbors, wharves ad piers, land, and water passenger and transfer terminals, waterways, and other port facilities authorized by law pursuant to the port's comprehensive plan of harbor improvements and industrial development.
Boyer Park & Marina

Just a short ride from Pullman or Colfax through the scenic Palouse farm country (driving directions), you will find Boyer Park and Marina, a 56 acre full service marina and campground on the scenic Snake River. From the awe inspiring views from the top of Almota grade to green shady lawns and campsites in the park istelf, Boyer Park is truly an oasis on the Snake.
Boyer Park features long term or transient boat moorage, shaded campsites for RV's with full and partial hookups, camp cabins, a small on-site motel and tent sites, meeting a wide spectrum of camping and moorage needs.

Click to download a printable map of the campgrounds and marina.

The Park has an onsite convenience store, restaurant, laundry room, restrooms, shower facilities and a good-sized swimming beach. Boat gas is available from a floating fuel dock.
Eat lunch under the shady picnic shelter with a great view of the marina and majestic basalt cliffs of the Snake River Canyon. Too hot to stay in the campground? Boyer also features four comfortable motel rooms with air conditioning, private baths and televisions.
The park also boasts the 3.5 mile Snake River Trail, a pedestrian and bike trail that stretches from historic Almota Creek, through Boyer Park and on to the base of Lower Granite Lock and Dam. Sit on a bench or at a picnic shelter and watch the river, observe the native wildlife, birds, and enjoy the view of the Lower Granite Lock and Dam while enjoying the peace and quiet of a walk on the trail.
Come visit us this year at scenic Boyer Park and Marina, truly an oasis on the Snake. For reservations and other park information, please Click here or call 800-562-8753.
News & Events
Applications for the Port’s Open District 1 Commissioner Seat Are Now Available and Due September 16
Port Invites Interested Commissioner Applicants to Virtual Session
The Port of Whitman County will hold an informational session 7 p.m. Thursday, August 13, for those interested in applying for the vacant District 1 Commissioner seat.
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Ziply Fiber and Port Partner to Bring Fiber-to-the-Home in Whitman County
Public Comment on EPA Temperature Report
Port Commission Issues Public Comment on EPA Temperature Report
EPA has extended the deadline for public comments on the Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) for temperature on the Columbia and Lower Snake Rivers through August 20, 2020. Comments must be sent by email to ColumbiaRiverTMDL@epa.gov.
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Boyer Park
Port Commission Launches Search for District 1 Commissioner
Boyer Park
Longtime Port Commissioner John Love announces resignation
Port of Whitman County teleconference
The Port of Whitman County’s Commission meeting on May 21, 2020 will take place via video and teleconference. Participation can be online, by phone, or a combination of both.
The meeting will be online at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86590903284. The call-in number is 1-253-215-8782. The meeting ID is 865 9090 3284. If you join the online meeting, you may use your computer speaker and microphone OR call-in. Thank you.
Boyer Park
The 2020 Snake River Family Festival has been cancelled in support of current public health guidelines. We will see you in 2021!
Governor’s Proclamation
Port of Whitman County Implements Governor’s Proclamation
COVID 19
To protect public health, the Port of Whitman County has closed the office to visitors until further notice. Staff may be reached by phone or email.
COVID 19
The Port of Whitman County invites you to learn more about the Snake River Dams by visiting the Northwest RiverPartners Take Action landing page.
COVID 19
Given the current and evolving COVID-19 situation, members of the public are highly encouraged to attend the March 19th Commission Meeting by teleconference. Please call 1 (605) 313-4415 and enter the access code 623969.
News!
All public comment meetings relating to the Columbia-Snake River dams have been changed to phone-in only.
Find out more at www.crso.info

When: 4-8 p.m. Pacific Standard Time / March 17, 18, 19, 25, 26 and 31
How: Dial 1-844-721-7241 and enter access code 5998146#
News!
The Port of Whitman County is excited to share this resource from the Pacific Northwest Waterways Association to guide you as you write public comments on the Columbia River System Operations Draft Environmental Impact Statement.
Download
Submit your comments at comments.crso.info and for more resources, go to pnwa.net/rivervalues
News!
The Port of Whitman County encourages public comment on the Columbia River System Operations Draft Environmental Impact Statement.
News!
The Port of Whitman County has received a Washington State Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB) award for local access road improvements for facilities at the Port of Wilma.
News!
September 23,2019 - Port of Whitman County to join Washington Ports Broadband Cooperative, LLC
News!
August 6,2019 - The Port of Whitman County was awarded $1 million from Whitman County’s .09 funds to design and construct a fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network in five rural towns in Whitman County.
Contacting the Port
509-397-3791
1-800-535-7678
509-397-4758
The Port of Whitman County
302 N. Mill Street
Colfax, WA 99111
The Port offices are open
Monday thru Friday
7:30 am to 4:30 pm
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