Endorsements for the Pioneer

Although the depot hasn't seen a scheduled Amtrak train since 1997, when Amtrak's Pioneer was discontinued, the doors still identify the building as the Amtrak Rail Passenger Station.

Amtrak station, Laramie, WY, 2011. Copyright Kevin Farlow. Used by permission. Although the depot hasn’t seen a scheduled Amtrak train since 1997, when Amtrak’s Pioneer was discontinued, the doors still identify the building as the Amtrak Rail Passenger Station.

The following civic leaders and organizations have endorsed the restoration of the Pioneer:

  • Baker City (OR) Chamber of Commerce
  • Baker County (OR) Mayor & City Council
  • Bear River (WY) City Council
  • Bear River (WY) Mayor Robin Rhodes
  • Boise (ID) Mayor David Bieter
  • Boulder (CO) Mayor & City Council
  • Caldwell (ID) City Council
  • Caldwell (ID) Mayor Garret Nancolas
  • Cheyenne (WY) Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau
  • Cheyenne (WY) LEADs (Economic Development)
  • Cheyenne (WY) Mayor Richard L. Kaysen
  • ColoRail (Colorado Rail Passenger Association), Denver
  • Evanston (WY) City Council
  • Evanston (WY) Mayor Will Davis
  • Greater Hermiston (OR) Chamber of Commerce
  • Hermiston (OR) City Council
  • Hermiston (OR) Mayor Bob Severson
  • Historic Baker City, Inc. (OR)
  • Hood River City Council
  • Hood River Mayor Arthur Babitz
  • Idaho State University (Pocatello) Faculty Senate
  • Kelso (WA) City Council
  • Kelso (WA) Mayor David Futcher
  • LaGrande (OR) City Council
  • Laramie (WY) Economic Development Corporation
  • Laramie (WY) Mayor Jody Guerin
  • Longmont (CO) City Council
  • Mountain Home (ID) Mayor Tom Rist
  • Pendleton (OR) Chamber of Commerce
  • Pendleton (OR) City Council
  • Pendleton (OR) Round-Up Association
  • Pocatello (ID) Concerned Citizens
  • Pocatello (ID) City Council
  • Pocatello (ID) Mayor Roger Chase
  • Portland (OR) Mayor & City Council
  • Rawlins – Carbon County (WY) Chamber of Commerce
  • Rawlins (WY) City Council
  • Rawlins (WY) Mayor Kenneth Klouda
  • Rock Springs (WY) City Council
  • Rock Springs (WY) Mayor Timothy A. Kaumo
  • Shoshone (ID) City Council
  • Stanfield (OR) City Council
  • State of Oregon Congressman Kurt Schrader
  • The Dalles (OR) City Council
  • The Dalles (OR) Mayor Nikki L. Lesich

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