Stories tagged: Boundary Dam
Sun., March 24, 2013
Boundary Dam relicensing will boost recreation
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission this week approved a new 42-year license for Boundary Dam on the Pend Oreille River north of Metaline Falls. Built in 1967, Boundary is the …
Sat., Sept. 17, 2011
Metaline Falls set to gush again
Last September, for the first time in 28 years, the Metaline Falls on the Pend Oreille River were exposed as workers drew down the reservoir behind Boundary Dam for dam …
Sun., July 24, 2011
Kalispel Tribe restoring native trout in Pend Orielle tributary
The good ol’ days are back for cutthroat trout in a 5 1/2-mile stretch of a Pend Oreille River tributary. A handful of genetically pure westslope cutthroat trout have been …
Fri., Oct. 1, 2010
Ecology officials offer plan to improve river
Officials at the Washington Department of Ecology have developed a plan to reduce temperatures and improve water quality in the Pend Oreille River.
Sun., Sept. 12, 2010
River drawdown bares Metaline Falls for first time in 27 years
A rare Pend Oreille River drawdown behind Boundary Dam reached its low point Saturday, exposing Metaline Falls for the first time in 27 years. A dam maintenance project required the …
Sat., Sept. 11, 2010, 4:28 p.m.
Metaline Falls pops into view
A temporary Pend Oreille River drawdown behind Boundary Dam has exposed Metaline Falls near the town of the same name.
Sun., Aug. 22, 2010
Metaline Falls to resurface on Pend Oreille River
The namesake of Metaline Falls, Wash., will reappear for the first time in 27 years during early September as a Pend Oreille River reservoir is drawn down for a major …
Tue., April 27, 2010
Funding promises Pend Oreille County Internet speed
A $27.3 million federal economic stimulus grant promises cutting-edge fiber optic Internet service for southern Pend Oreille County, if officials accept it.
Sat., April 3, 2010
Boundary Dam deal reached
Seattle City Light has reached a proposed settlement over the relicensing of Boundary Dam on the Pend Oreille River in northeast Washington. The proposed settlement was submitted earlier this week …
Fri., April 2, 2010, 1:18 p.m.
Dam relicensing proposal calls for removal of 2nd dam
Seattle City Light has reached a proposed settlement over the relicensing of the Boundary Dam on the Pend Oreille River in northeast Washington.