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Signs mark restricted area downstream of Grand Coulee Dam.

Grand Coulee police cite angler near dam 15 

FISHING – A Grand Coulee man has been cited by city police for fishing in an area that’s closed to public access immediately downstream from Grand Coulee Dam. Water below the dam (flowing into the reservoir called Lake Rufus Woods) was opened to fishing last...

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SUNDAY, SEPT. 8, 2013

Canoe journey spotlights plight of Columbia salmon 

Episode 1: The Fish Ladder from Voyages of Rediscovery on Vimeo. RIVERS -- An expedition of canoeists and Native American students is leading an upstream effort to advocate construction of a fish ladder to reintroduce chinook salmon runs in the Columbia River above Grand Coulee...

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 28, 2012

Lake Roosevelt water level chart, Sept. 28, 2012. (U.S. Bureau of Reclamation)

Lake Roosevelt water levels holding steady

RESERVOIRS -- The level of Lake Roosevelt was 1283.70 at 9 a.m. today (Sept. 28). The lake level is expected to remain in the 1283-1284 range through next week. These are only predictions are subject to change. Get daily lake level forecast by phone, updated...

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FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2012

Lake Roosevelt water level report on March 30, 2012. (U.S. Bureau of Reclamation)

Lake Roosevelt levels continue to drop

COLUMBIA RIVER -- The level of Lake Roosevelt was 1259.10 this morning, as it continues to drop about a foot a day, a trend likely to continue for the next week at least. "With an increase in precipitation, the water supply forecast is increasing. As...

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FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012

Lake Roosevelt water level chart posted March 23, 2012. (U.S. Bureau of Reclamation)

Lake Roosevelt levels continue downward trend

RESERVOIRS -- The level of Lake Roosevelt was 1265.10 at 11 a.m. The reservoir's elevation is expected to continue to decline over the next week. With an increase in precipitation, the water supply forecast appears to be increasing. As a result, the lake level is...

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2012

Lake Roosevelt lake level forecast. (U.S. Bureau of Reclamation)

Lake Roosevelt levels continue downward trend

RESERVOIRS -- The elevation of Lake Roosevelt is slowly going down into the 1268-1264 feet range. Lake Roosevelt is now being operated for flood control and is continuing to meet power demand, Hanford Reach flows and tailwater flows for chum below Bonneville Dam. The March...

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FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2012

Lake Roosevelt levels begin downward trend

BOATING -- The level of Lake Roosevelt was at elevation 1277.60 at 7 a.m. this mornining and headed for a slight downward trend next week to the 1276-1278 range. The reservoir behind Grand Coulee Dam currently is being operated for power demand, Hanford Reach flows...

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THURSDAY, NOV. 10, 2011

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