Stories tagged: River
MONDAY, JAN. 23, 2017, 8:38 A.M.
Oregon lawmakers consider potential life jacket law
Officials have proposed a law that would require river floaters in Oregon to wear life jackets. The
MONDAY, AUG. 1, 2016, 4:22 P.M.
State adopts ‘fish consumption rule’ after years of debate
Washington state regulators have adopted new clean-water rules tied partly to how much fish people eat, ending years of heated debate over how clean the state’s waters should be.
SATURDAY, JULY 23, 2016, 3:55 P.M.
Paddlers to play cards on Pend Oreille River
The 35th annual Pend Oreille River Poker Paddle, featuring nonmotorized vessels ranging from sleek kayaks to parade-float creations, is set for Aug. 13.
MONDAY, JULY 4, 2016, 1:50 P.M.
Cooler Snake River water sought to aid sockeye
Water managers have started releasing more cold water from a reservoir in northern Idaho for endangered Snake River sockeye salmon following a year where 99 percent of the run died …
SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 2016, 9:06 P.M.
Rain slows, but flooding still threat in Southeast Texas
The heavy rain that’s been hovering over parts of southeast and central Texas and caused deadly flooding began to lift Saturday, but officials said the flooding emergency near the Gulf …
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016, 2:40 P.M.
France sees flooding: Seine overflows its banks in Paris
Floods devastated regions across France on Wednesday – in some areas, the worst seen in a century or more. The Seine River overflowed its banks, one French town was evacuated, …
MONDAY, MAY 23, 2016, 12:29 P.M.
New Mexico is first to sue EPA, mine owners over massive 2015 spill
New Mexico became the first state to sue the federal government and the owners of two mines over the release of 3 million gallons of wastewater from a southern Colorado …
MONDAY, MAY 9, 2016, 7:04 P.M.
El Salvador river threatened by molasses spill
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – Environmental officials in El Salvador said more than 900,000 gallons of molasses spilled into a river near the border with Guatemala, fouling the waters and …
FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2016, 11:26 A.M.
Deputy rescues 2-year-old child from Yellowstone River
A Yellowstone County sheriff’s deputy rescued a 2-year-old boy who fell into the Yellowstone River.