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THURSDAY, JAN. 2, 2014

Lake Spokane drawdown to begin Monday

RESERVOIRS -- The annual drawdown of Lake Spokane, the Spokane River reservoir also known as Long Lake, is set to begin on Monday (Jan. 6), Avista Utilities announced today in a ...

TUESDAY, SEPT. 3, 2013

THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2013

MONDAY, APRIL 15, 2013

Spring drawdown begins at Lake Roosevelt

BOATING -- The level of Lake Roosevelt is about 1274 feet today, and it's begun a steady downward trend to make room for spring runoff.  But Columbia River dam operators don't expect ...

SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 2013

Lake Roosevelt water levels staying high

BOATING -- The level of Lake Roosevelt is about 1280.60 feet, and it's trending up almost to summer-like levels with little beach showing on the shorelines.. The elevation of Lake Roosevelt is ...

FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2013

Lake Roosevelt water levels to be steady

RESERVOIRS -- The level of Lake Roosevelt was 1275 today and likely will be stable for a while. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation antipates the elevation will be in the 1275 -1276 ...

TUESDAY, FEB. 19, 2013

Roosevelt lake levels on downward trend

RESERVOIRS -- The level of Lake Roosevelt was 1278.4 feet today in a drop that was predicted to be around 1 foot in a 24 hour period. The elevation of Lake ...

FRIDAY, FEB. 1, 2013

Lake Roosevelt water levels temporarily rising

RESERVOIRS -- The level of Lake Roosevelt was 1274.85 at midnight last night and is expected to  slowly rise over the next week. The Bureau of Reclamation anticipates the elevation for ...

FRIDAY, AUG. 10, 2012

FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 2012

Roosevelt headed to full pool by by July 4

RESERVOIRS -- The level of Lake Roosevelt is about 1284 on June 22. The lake is continuing to fill and spill is occurring over the drum gates at Grand Coulee Dam. The ...

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 ...

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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