Stories tagged: Lake Pend Oreille
Fri., May 17, 2019, 8:40 p.m.
More than 2,660 people submitted comments overwhelmingly in support of an Environmental Impact Statement to more closely analyze BNSF Railway’s proposed second rail bridge over Lake Pend Oreille.
Wed., April 10, 2019, 5 a.m.
A Navy spokeswoman said the Feb. 11 incident remained under investigation Tuesday, but a buildup of ice may have been a contributing factor. The Naval Safety Center classified the incident …
UPDATED: Tue., April 9, 2019, 11:18 a.m.
The Lake Pend Oreille fishery continues to improve with kokanee, rainbow and bull trout populations growing. However, the positive progress remains threatened by two aquatic species: walleye and mysid shrimp.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 3 p.m.
As Lake Pend Oreille’s designated mail carrier – the latest in a line going back to the late 1930s – traveling from one place to another is pretty much Captain …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 27, 2018, 9:59 p.m.
A hunter discovered human remains on Sunday in a remote area of North Idaho in the same general area that Bonner County Sheriff’s detectives had searched for a Montana woman …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 9:32 a.m.
The Clark Fork Delta restoration work is getting a cash infusion. The Bonneville Power Administration will pay the state of Idaho $24 million over the next decade for wildlife habitat …
Sat., June 23, 2018, 9:37 a.m.
Idaho officials have approved BNSF Railway’s application for a permit to build a second railroad bridge in northern Idaho across Lake Pend Oreille and Sand Creek in Sandpoint.
Sat., May 26, 2018, 9:42 a.m.
Federal officials have approved exploratory drilling for a silica mine on Green Mountain in northern Idaho.
UPDATED: Mon., April 30, 2018, 2:58 p.m.
A surging walleye population in Lake Pend Oreille has biologists, and some anglers, worried.
Fri., April 13, 2018, 6 a.m.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lakefront development pits siblings against each other in Lake Pend Oreille dispute.
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 4:07 p.m.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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 …