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FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2012

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. ...

FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012


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, ...

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2012

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 ...

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 ...

FRIDAY, AUG. 19, 2011

Lake Roosevelt water levels trending down

COLUMBIA RIVER -- The level of Lake Roosevelt was 1286 feet this morning. High pool is 1290. For the next week, the level of Lake Roosevelt is anticipated to continuing ...

FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2011

THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2011

Banks Lake drawdown to begin Aug. 1

LAKES -- Anglers and campers will see new ground at Banks Lake this summer. Starting Aug. 1, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation will lower Banks Lake by 30 feet to ...

FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2011

Lake Roosevelt levels near full pool

RESERVOIRS -- The elevation of Lake Roosevelt was nearling1,288 feet today. The lake is expected to continue filling and reach full pool of 1,290 feet around Monday, according to the Bureau ...

FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2011

FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2011

Roosevelt levels rising; keep tents up from shore

COLUMBIA RIVER -- Miles of inviting sandy beaches are beckoning campers at Lake Roosevelt, but rapidly rising lake levels warrant caution when pitching tents. Lake Roosevelt's level is at elevation 1,268 feet today, ...

FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2011

Lake Roosevelt levels to increase significantly

COLUMBIA RIVER -- The level of Lake Roosevelt was elev. 1255.82 feet this morning -- up 15 feet from last week -- and the Bureau of Reclamation this afternoon predicted the elevation will continue ...

FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2011

Lake Roosevelt water levels continue to rise

RESERVOIRS -- The Lake Roosevelt water elevation was 1,234.1 at noon today and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation predicts the level will continue to rise 1-2 feet a day through the Memorial Day ...


THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2011

Massive fish kill reported at Lake Rufus Woods

FISHERIES -- Owners of Pacific Seafood say the dissolved gasses resulting from increased flows out of Grand Coulee Dam are killing up to 100,000 large rainbow trout a day in the commercial ...

MONDAY, MAY 23, 2011

Lake Roosevelt water-level-raising stalls

COLUMBIA RIVER -- Concerns about a major Columbia River runoff event that still might come from the headwaters, the Bureau of Reclamation is pushing water through Grand Coulee Dam without ...

THURSDAY, FEB. 3, 2011

Banks Lake drawdown set for August

LAKES -- Anglers and campers will see new ground at Banks Lake this summer. Starting Aug. 1, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation will lower Banks Lake by 30 feet to ...

Rich Landers

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.


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