Stories tagged: Palouse Falls
UPDATED: Fri., June 23, 2017, 10:38 p.m.
Palouse Falls State Park temporarily closes during fire
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.
Ice climbers test nerves of Palouse Falls State Parks staff
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.
Reader Photo: Deep freeze
Mon., Aug. 8, 2016, 11:29 a.m.
Fire near Palouse Falls threatens homes, crops
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.
Palouse Falls a ‘site of wonder’ for thousands of years
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.
Lake Stevens man believed to have drowned at Palouse Falls
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.
Young man believed to have drowned at Palouse Falls
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
Washtucna students lobby for Palouse Falls to be state waterfall
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.
Lowland waterfalls great spring hike destinations
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
Palouse Falls can prove powerful in telling of ice age floods
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
Whitman students seek answer to height of Palouse Falls
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.
Palouse Falls plunge revealed in video
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.
Kayaker plunges over Palouse Falls
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.