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TUESDAY, AUG. 26, 2014

MONDAY, AUG. 18, 2014

FRIDAY, JUNE 20, 2014

FRIDAY, MAY 23, 2014

Lake Roosevelt continues to fill; watch for debris

BOATING -- Columbia River runoff is pouring into Lake Roosevelt,raising water levels and bringing more boat launches into operation. Boaters must be aware that rising water levels pick up logs and ...

MONDAY, MAY 12, 2014

Lake Roosevelt water levels heading up

BOATING -- Spring runoff has kicked into gear in the Columbia Basin, reversing the drawdown at Lake Roosevelt. The water level behind Grand Coulee Dam is going up. "We are ...

FRIDAY, MAY 2, 2014

MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014

SUNDAY, APRIL 13, 2014

SUNDAY, APRIL 6, 2014

SATURDAY, APRIL 5, 2014

Apply: Youth Conservation Corps at Lake Roosevelt

NATIONAL PARKS -- Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area is accepting applications for eight positions in the 2014 summer Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program.   The positions will be at Spring Canyon, Fort ...

MONDAY, MARCH 31, 2014

Roosevelt bite still on despite drawdown

FISHING -- Fishing for trout remains good in Lake Roosevelt -- for kokanee, too, on occasion --  despite the deeper than previously predicted drawdown that's underway.  In mid March, the U.S. Bureau of ...

TUESDAY, MARCH 25, 2014

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19, 2014

Lake Roosevelt rainbows worth the effort

FISHING -- The bite was scattered and the fish ranged greatly -- from 15 to 70 feet deep -- but putting in the time and effort today netted a fine harvest of beefy ...

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12, 2014

MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2014

TUESDAY, FEB. 18, 2014

Lake Roosevelt levels holding fairly stable

RIVERS -- The level of Lake Roosevelt  near the elevation of 1,273 feet today and lake levels are expected to remain between 1,271-1,273 this week, according to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. Grand Coulee Dam ...

TUESDAY, FEB. 11, 2014

FRIDAY, JAN. 17, 2014

THURSDAY, JAN. 16, 2014

Minor fluctuations in Roosevelt levels expected

BOATING -- The elevation of Lake Roosevelt was 1278 feet Wednesday and is expected to range from 1270 to 1278 through mid-February as the dam operates primarily for providing power, the Bureau of Reclamation reports. Although ...

FRIDAY, JAN. 10, 2014

Video: winter trolling for Lake Roosevelt trout

FISHING -- Anglers new to winter trolling for trout at Lake Roosevelt should take five-minutes to view a video produced by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. Chris Donley, the ...

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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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