Stories tagged: Palouse Falls
UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 9:44 p.m.
Palouse Falls State Park was reopened Tuesday morning after being closed for several days.
UPDATED: Mon., May 14, 2018, 3:41 p.m.
Franklin County emergency crews recovered a body Monday morning believed to be that of a 26-year-old Pullman man who went missing last week.
UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018, 12:02 p.m.
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office said dangerous water conditions forced the cancellation of the search for a man who was reported missing after falling into the water at Palouse Falls …
UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018, 10:15 p.m.
One person is reported missing after falling into the Palouse Falls Thursday afternoon.
UPDATED: Mon., April 30, 2018, 10:52 p.m.
The body of a man who drowned while swimming at Palouse Falls on April 21 was located Sunday afternoon.
Sat., April 28, 2018, 4:15 p.m.
The responses to a college student’s drowning death at Palouse Falls last week highlight a fundamental tension in outdoor recreation: regulation versus freedom.
UPDATED: Mon., April 23, 2018, 5:55 p.m.
News of a Palouse Falls swimmer who disappeared Saturday comes almost a year after 25-year-old Cade Prophet went missing after
UPDATED: Mon., April 23, 2018, 6:58 p.m.
The search for a swimmer who went missing Saturday at the base of Palouse Falls was called off Sunday.
UPDATED: Sun., April 22, 2018, 10:28 p.m.
A swimmer is missing and presumed dead after Franklin County sheriff’s deputies say he did not surface from the water under Palouse Falls.
UPDATED: Fri., June 23, 2017, 10:38 p.m.
Officials say Palouse Falls State Park in Eastern Washington was temporarily closed during a fire that burned through wildlands north of the park.
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 9:14 a.m.
Spokane photographer Rika Ream traveled to Palouse Falls State Park near Washtucna during last weekend’s bitter cold weather to marvel at the ice around the 185-foot Palouse River waterfall. The …
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 3:45 p.m.
Mon., Aug. 8, 2016, 11:29 a.m.
A 25,000-acre wildfire near Palouse Falls is threatening homes, crops, a fish hatchery and a state highway, officials said Monday. The blaze started with a lightning strike Sunday in Palouse …
Fri., May 20, 2016, 8 p.m.
Washington’s official waterfall was created by cataclysmic forces, including lava flows and the Missoula Floods. Geologists took a field trip to Palouse Falls on Friday.
Tue., May 3, 2016, 3:40 p.m.
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office identified the man who is believed to have drowned at Palouse Falls Sunday as 22-year-old James A. Hopkins of Lake Stevens, Washington.
Mon., May 2, 2016, 3:43 p.m.
A 22-year-old man is thought to have drowned at Palouse Falls Sunday, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says.
Sat., Feb. 1, 2014
OLYMPIA – Washington has a state bird, a state flower, a state tree, a state fossil and state song, and a host of other official state items. Why not a …
Sun., May 29, 2011, 6:51 a.m.
With water, water everywhere this spring, lowland waterfalls are dazzling attractions for hikers. Following are examples of good Inland Northwest early-season dayhikes that lead to uplifting falls.
Sun., July 11, 2010
About 100 miles southwest of Spokane, Palouse Falls plunges into the river below. The waterfall looks transplanted from an exotic, lush jungle. It cascades from a height of 180 feet, …
Sun., Sept. 6, 2009
Professional paddler Tyler Bradt raised a puzzling question on April 21 when he traveled to southeastern Washington and set a world record for the highest waterfall descent in a kayak: …
Sat., May 16, 2009
Fri., May 15, 2009, 4 p.m.
He doesn’t even know how Palouse Falls is pronounced, yet Tyler Bradt, 22, is giving the Eastern Washington state park landmark a publicity blitz money can’t buy.
Wed., April 29, 2009, 8:19 p.m.
A 22-year-old Missoula-area kayaker reportedly paddled over Palouse Falls on April 21 to set a world record for surviving the highest waterfall plunge.