Everyone is invited to join the Confederated Tribes of
the Colville Reservation and Washington State Department Of Transportation representatives as they formally Christen
the new 20-car ferry. In addition, members of the Confederated Tribes of the
Colville Reservation will provide a blessing for the new boat.
The event is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, August 14 at the Keller Ferry south shore terminal (16 miles north of Wilbur, WA on SR 21). If you go, carpooling is strongly encouraged as parking at the terminal
is extremely limited.
boat, the Sanpoil will begin her regular service, crossing the Columbia River
(Lake Roosevelt) between Lincoln County and Ferry
County on SR 21. The ferry will be in operation seven days a week, from 6 a.m.
through a funding partnership between WSDOT and the Confederated Tribes of the
The Sanpoil will replace the Martha S., which
has served the route since September 1948. The