Project Archaeologist Jordan Pickrell Celebrates Five Years at HRA

June 16, 2019, marks the five-year anniversary of HRA Project Archaeologist Jordan Pickrell’s tenure at HRA. She joined the company as a Research Archaeologist on June 16, 2014. Her exemplary skills led to her promotion to Project Archaeologist on July 1, 2016. Jordan never shies away from taking on new tasks and learning new skills. […]

Research Archaeologist Josh Dinwiddie Celebrates Five Years at HRA

Research Archaeologist Joshua Dinwiddie celebrates five years with HRA this month. Josh works in HRA’s Portland office and fills many roles. In addition to directing fieldwork, completing research, and writing technical reports, he also keeps our field equipment in order and plays an important role on our safety committee and as a member of our […]

Research Historian Derek Gaines Celebrates 10 Years at HRA

HRA thanks historian Derek Gaines for ten years of service! He has been the model historical researcher, travelling to a wide variety of records repositories all over the county, and spending countless hours among the documents at the National Archives. A long-term and integral member of HRA’s Washington, D.C., office, we wish Derek a hearty […]

HRA Sponsors AKCHO Awards Ceremony

HRA is proud to be sponsoring the annual Association of King County Historical Organization’s award ceremony. The event takes place on Tuesday, April 30, from 5-8 p.m., at the Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S Massachusetts Street, in Seattle. Come join us in celebrating all of the wonderful work being done around King County to […]

Project Archaeologist Steven Dampf Celebrates 15 Years at HRA

Fifteen years ago today, Steven Dampf joined HRA as a Research Archaeologist in our Seattle office. Within a few years, family need led to a change of offices that meant moving his life hundreds of miles to Spokane, and he feared that would be the end of his tenure with HRA. But Steve was willing […]

Sadin Receives Honorable Mention from NCPH

We’re pleased to announce that historian Paul Sadin received Honorable Mention for the National Council on Public History’s 2019 Excellence in Consulting Individual Award for the book A History of the Cushman Hydroelectric Project: Tacoma Power, the Skokomish Tribe, and the Skokomish River, 1910–2016. Tacoma Power—the Pierce County (Washington) public utility provider—contracted with HRA to […]