Nestlé to pitch bottling plant to city
As of last week, the City of Goldendale is in the-according to Mayor Mike Canon-"very early stage" of considering bringing a Nestlé bottling plant to Goldendale.
Years ago, the same company looked to buy and bottle water from the local Bloodgood Springs, but in the end decided against it. Recently, local business owner Ty Ross notified the city that the company's interest had sprung anew, and so far it is unknown what water source they will pursue if they are invited to set up shop.
According to Canon, the intended business would be a $50 million plant and create around 40-50 jobs for the community.
"That's a really big project for Goldendale," Canon explains. "But it's kind of the ri...