Stories tagged: Box Canyon Dam
Fri., Jan. 8, 2016, 11:14 a.m.
Cutbacks at Usk newsprint operation would hurt rural utility, officials say
The owner of the Box Canyon Dam in Northeast Washington could be scrambling for new buyers for its electricity if a large newsprint plant closes or cuts back operations.
Thu., June 26, 2014, midnight
Pike suppression preserves sport fishing on Pend Oreille River
Reports that fishing is dead in the Pend Oreille River are greatly exaggerated. Despite the recent assault on northern pike, the toothy predators are still there in low numbers, and …
Fri., Oct. 1, 2010, midnight
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., Aug. 22, 2010, midnight
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 …
Fri., April 10, 2009, midnight
Dam pact aims to alleviate damage
The Box Canyon Dam is about to enter a new era – one that’s kinder to fish and more attentive to the Kalispel Tribe of Indians’ long history in northeast …
Wed., Nov. 12, 2008, midnight
Ponderay Newsprint drops suit
Ponderay Newsprint Co., which buys 90 percent of the power generated by the Box Canyon Dam, has withdrawn a lawsuit against the dam’s owner, the Pend Oreille County Public Utility …