News

December 31, 2015; The Olson Engineering staff were pleased to adopt a local family for the holidays and gave generously to help make their Christmas merrier.  

 

December 10, 2015; Jerry Olson recently received an award for 40 years of dedicated service to the Building Industry Association of Clark County (formerly known as Clark County Homebuilders).  During that time, Jerry served on the Board of Directors for 30 years, as well as serving as Land Development Council Chair for 30 years, leading the association through several Comprehensive Plan processes.  Congratulations, Jerry!

December 7, 2015; Jerry Olson, along with other Riverview Bank executives, recently visited all the regional bank branches to spread some Christmas Cheer.  Happy Holidays!

November 12, 2015;  Olson Engineering was pleased to celebrate a number of milestone anniversaries at a recent dinner.  The recent recession made it necessary to delay the recognition of these milestones, but Olson is proud to now honor our team's hard work in the past years.  

Counting just the years of people with anniversaries, the total was 387 years of survey, civil engineering, planning and administrative experience.  That number represents an impressive knowledge of the area's history and the projects therein.  Congratulations, all!

September 25, 2015;  Jerry Olson has written a history of Cherry Grove, Oregon. Cherry Grove, located just west of Gaston, began as a logging town that was mostly comprised of Swedish immigrants. Jerry Olson recalls early life in the town. Find out more at the following link:  Cherry Grove

Rebecca Wahlstrom, who is part of the Olson landscape architecture/land use planning department, was quoted in a recent Oregon DJC article.  Rebecca serves as the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Oregon Chapter PR person, working to promote the great things that landscape architects do around the region.  

Park(ing) Day is September 18, if you are in downtown Portland that day be sure to take a look!

August 20, 2015; Olson Engineering would like to say thank you and congratulations to Howard Richardson for 25 years of generating accurate surveys for the northwest region.

 

August 17, 2015; Last Thursday, the Olson Engineering staff took a sunny afternoon off to play golf and have dinner out at McMenamins Edgefield.  There were prizes for lowest score, closest to the tee, and team spirit - a good time was had by all. Pictured left to right; Jerry Olson, Nathan Hoxmeier and Mike Odren.

July 24, 2015; Olson Engineering was pleased to both sponsor hole #17 and enter a team in the 2015 CREDC Golf Tournament.  It was a great afternoon to connect with partners in the business community.  Pictured left to right; Kurt Stonex and Jocelyn Cross.

July 21, 2015; SK Development, LLC., Vancouver; Planning services for the team that won a top spot on the Vancouver Business Journal's 2015 "Top Projects"/Commercial; Construction cost was $2,289,821; Start date was September 2014, Completion date was June 2015.