Stories tagged: Bureau of Reclamation
Tue., March 22, 2016, midnight
Opinions from past add perspective
Editorials covered health insurance, Columbia Basin reclamation, education and funding the Contras.
Sun., April 26, 2015, 7:43 a.m.
Low runoff boon to spring recreation on reservoirs
Forecasts for below-normal spring runoff are prompting an early start to the boating and camping season behind the region’s big dams. Reservoir drawdowns are less severe this year because hydro-power …
Sun., May 25, 2014, midnight
Forgotten sacrifices: Grand Coulee Dam memorial found in Colville
GRAND COULEE – By most accounts, the last life claimed by the Grand Coulee Dam was that of Howard Gumm. The day he died, July 27, 1984, the Teamster was …
UPDATED: Tue., May 20, 2014, 1 p.m.
Federal water can’t be used to irrigate marijuana
The U.S. Interior Department said Tuesday it doesn’t want federal irrigation water being used to grow marijuana in Washington, Colorado or anywhere else.
Thu., Dec. 26, 2013, 9:45 a.m.
Dam worker dies in fall near Ephrata
Holger “Hal” Jensen died Wednesday from head injuries sustained during a fall earlier in the week at a dam about 18 miles east of Ephrata, according to the Bureau of …
Sun., July 17, 2011, midnight
Out & About: ‘Paddle, Splash and Play’ set to launch
OUTDO – A boat-load of fun is awaiting youngsters during a new free event that will let them paddle canoes, whitewater kayaks, sea kayaks, inflatable kayaks and stand up paddle …
Sun., April 24, 2011, 5:23 a.m.
Spring drawdown bares shores of Lake Roosevelt
Getting to a spot for shore fishing along Lake Roosevelt this week is much like hiking across the Sahara Desert. Vast expanses of sand, mud and rocks are being exposed …