Stories tagged: Lake Pend Oreille
Fri., April 13, 2018, 6 a.m.
Guest opinion: Second rail bridge would be boon to all
When I learned that BNSF Railway wanted to build a second bridge over Lake Pend Oreille in North Idaho, it seemed like an obvious choice. As it turns out, what …
Sat., Dec. 9, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
Eastern shore of Lake Pend Oreille offers easy, peaceful viewing of eagles
While eagles, and those who love watching them, may flock to Lake Coeur d’Alene this winter, there is another, quieter venue to observe the majestic birds of prey: the eastern …
Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 11:39 a.m.
Plan in place for oil spills on Lake Pend Oreille, Clark Fork River
A response plan is in place in the event of an oil spill on Lake Pend Oreille and the Clark Fork River.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 5:13 p.m.
Idaho Fish and Game will net about $907,000 from logging cedar grove near Lake Pend Oreille
Logging a cedar grove near Lake Pend Oreille will net about $907,000 for the Idaho Department of Fish and Game. High prices for cedar logs prompted the agency to move …
Wed., July 19, 2017, 11:50 a.m.
Lake Pend Oreille search called off for missing boater from Newman Lake
Idaho law enforcement has called off the search of a Washington boater who went missing in a lake.
UPDATED: Sun., July 2, 2017, 8:50 p.m.
Athol Man Drowns in Lake Pend Oreille
An Athol man drowned Saturday night after falling off the dock of a float home in Bayview, Idaho.
Sun., June 25, 2017, 5 a.m.
Field Reports: Little Spokane River shuttle resumes July 1
Spokane Parks and Recreation will begin its annual service on Saturday to shuttle canoes, kayaks or SUPs from the Nine Mile take-out of the Little Spokane River to the put-in …
Tue., April 18, 2017, 11:34 a.m.
Second bridge to be built over Lake Pend Oreille
A railway company is moving forward with design and engineering for a second bridge over Lake Pend Oreille in northern Idaho.
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 4:30 a.m.
Lake Pend Oreille water level to rise this week
The level of Lake Pend Oreille will increase 1.5-2.5 feet by the end of February as the outflow from Albeni Falls Dam is decreased to assist with downstream maintenance work, …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 6:02 p.m.
Brother didn’t unduly influence parents in leaving him $15 million Lake Pend Oreille property, court rules
A unanimous Idaho Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from three siblings who charged that their brother exerted “undue influence” over their parents to leave him their full shares in …
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 10:01 a.m.
Heavy snow loads threaten floating northern Idaho homes
Floating homes along Lake Pend Oreille are tilting and sinking as a result of heavy snow loads on roofs.
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016, 5:15 p.m.
Siblings battle in court over fate of forested ‘piece of heaven’ on Lake Pend Oreille
Lakefront development pits siblings against each other in Lake Pend Oreille dispute.
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 4:07 p.m.
Neighbors question state agency’s decision to log cedar grove near Lake Pend Oreille
A 40-acre grove of cedar trees near Lake Pend Oreille could be logged next summer to generate cash for the Idaho Department of Fish and Game.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 5:32 p.m.
Migrating eagles pump cash into North Idaho’s tourism economy
Migrating eagles have become a significant tourism draw since the 1990s, attracting thousands of people each year to Lake Coeur d’Alene and Lake Pend Oreille.
Thu., Sept. 8, 2016, 7:09 a.m.
Clark Fork Delta ducky for paddlers
A $6 million project to arrest erosion in the Clark Fork delta has a multitude of beneficiaries, including paddlers.
Sun., July 3, 2016, 4 a.m.
In Cape Horn fire, band of residents helped save neighborhood
The Cape Horn Fire near Bayview, Idaho, was sparked one year ago this week and quickly blew up into a dangerous and fast-moving wildfire. With smoke and flames bearing down …
Sun., July 3, 2016, 4 a.m.
After yearlong probe, answers expected soon in cause of Cape Horn fire
The residents of Bayview and homeowners along Cape Horn Road have waited a year for answers to what nearly was a catastrophic wildfire for the community on the south end …
Wed., June 29, 2016, 11:38 a.m.
Lake Pend Oreille boaters urged to watch out for debris after log boom failed
Boaters on the northern end of Lake Pend Oreille are being cautioned to watch out for logs after a log boom failed at the drift yard on the Clark Fork …
Wed., March 2, 2016, 6:18 p.m.
Landers: Idaho Panhandle reluctantly accepts walleye as ‘here to stay’
Some anglers are thrilled to reel in non-native species such as walleyes in the Inland Northwest where God, in His infinite wisdom, chose not to put them. Fisheries biologists have …
Sat., Feb. 20, 2016, 4:01 p.m.
Lake Pend Oreille fishermen posted productive year
Anglers last year enjoyed catching an average of 1.2 fish per hour – the highest overall catch rate on Lake Pend Oreille since 1953, according to the Idaho Fish and …
Wed., Sept. 16, 2015
Plans for second rail bridge across Lake Pend Oreille put on hold
BNSF Railway Corp. has backed off from plans to build a second span over the water at Sandpoint, saying freight volume doesn’t justify the project at this time. The railroad …
Fri., Aug. 28, 2015
Clark Fork Delta on the mend with $6 million project
CLARK FORK, Idaho – Katherine Cousins motored a small boat through the Clark Fork Delta’s back channels this week, pausing to watch a belted kingfisher swooping over the water near …
Sun., July 26, 2015
Panhandle fisheries manager Jim Fredericks knows tending fish has social element
Jim Fredericks was named Panhandle fisheries manager seven years ago after seven years as the regional fisheries manager based in Idaho Falls. “Without a doubt, the biggest single challenge in …
Wed., July 8, 2015
Bayview residents returning to see what’s left
Bayview-area residents who fled ahead of a wildfire Sunday are being escorted back to their homes today for brief visits to see the damage and grab essential items like medication. …
Tue., July 7, 2015
Bayview locals worry about fire’s impact on homes, tourism
BAYVIEW, Idaho– Residents who remained in this small resort community Monday gave thanks that a swiftly moving wildfire slowed in the hills above town, but braced for the worst as …
UPDATED: Mon., July 6, 2015, 3:50 p.m.
Six structures destroyed in Bayview fire; governor declares it a disaster area
A wildfire near Bayview has destroyed at least six structures and forced evacuations.
UPDATED: Sun., July 5, 2015, 10:21 p.m.
At least 3 homes lost in wildfire near Bayview
At least three houses near Bayview, Idaho, went up in flames Sunday afternoon in a fast-moving wildfire that began near the Lake Pend Oreille shoreline, raced up a steep hillside …
Tue., April 21, 2015
CdA wheelchair access advocate dies in crash
A Coeur d’Alene man who recovered from a severe spinal cord injury to lead an active life and advocate for those with physical challenges was killed Sunday when his all-terrain …
Tue., April 14, 2015
Lake Pend Oreille water level to stay same in summer
BOISE – The water level at Lake Pend Oreille won’t drop until mid- to late September under an agreement reached by Idaho Gov. Butch Otter, the U.S. Army Corps of …
Sat., Feb. 21, 2015
Stamping out infestations
University of Idaho researchers hope to stamp out an infestation of Asian clams in Lake Pend Oreille by smothering them. Beginning this weekend, they’ll be sprinkling lye pellets on the …