Lake Charles, La.—The board of commissioners of the Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District has appointed Richert Self as Deputy Executive Director of the Port of Lake Charles. He will serve as deputy to Executive Director Bill Rase. Self has been part of the Port of Lake Charles administration since […]
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Milestone Anniversaries For Port and Ship Channel Community leaders in the 1920s had the foresight to open Calcasieu Parish to maritime business, and even if they couldn’t predict today’s massive economic boom, they understood that a deepwater port would transform Southwest Louisiana into a thriving economic powerhouse. This year, the […]
Lake Charles, La.—September is National Rice Month, and in celebration, the Calcasieu-Cameron Rice Growers will sponsor the 18th Annual Rice Cook-Off on Tuesday, Sept. 22, at Brick House Catering in Lake Charles. The contest will begin at 10:30 a.m. with an awards luncheon to follow at 11:30 a.m. The Port […]
If you’ve ever flown in or out of Lake Charles, you’ve likely been struck by the Southwest Louisiana landscape from 30,000 feet up. Astronauts in orbit seeing Earth below are said to experience the Overview Effect—a powerful shift in awareness that brings the “big picture” into light. On a much […]
In a ceremonial key exchange on Tues., July 29, 2014, Port of Lake Charles Executive Director Bill Rase handed over the keys to the newly-renovated building at 152 Marine St. in Lake Charles to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials. Under the umbrella of the Department of Homeland Security, […]