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FRIDAY, MAY 23, 2014

WEDNESDAY, MAY 21, 2014

MONDAY, MAY 12, 2014


Lake Roosevelt water elevation. (U.S. Bureau of Reclamation)

Lake Roosevelt water levels heading up

BOATING -- Spring runoff has kicked into gear in the Columbia Basin, reversing the drawdown at Lake Roosevelt. The water level behind Grand Coulee Dam is going up. "We are beginning refill of the lake," said Lynne Brougher of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. The...

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SUNDAY, MAY 11, 2014

TUESDAY, MAY 6, 2014

MONDAY, MAY 5, 2014

FRIDAY, MAY 2, 2014


TUESDAY, APRIL 29, 2014

The Spokane River, dubbed Long Lake or Lake Spokane behind the Long Lake Dam, pools behind the dam, which generates the most power of any dam on the river, Tuesday, July 9, 2008.  (Jesse Tinsley)

Lake Spokane water levels to drop tonight 

BOATING -- Avista Utilities will start lowering the water level of Lake Spokane (Long Lake Reservoir) today by an additional one and one-half feet to facilitate work downstream of the company’s Long Lake Dam, the company has just announced. By Thursday morning, May 1, the...

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MONDAY, APRIL 28, 2014


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 2014

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 2014

Mica Bay Boater Park closed for tree removal

​ BOATING -- The Mica Bay Boater Park on Lake Coeur d'Alene has been closed temporarily until hazardous trees can be removed, according to the Bureau of Land Management Coeur d’Alene Field Office. Closure of the popular lake access site will continue while operators work...

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MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014

TUESDAY, MARCH 18, 2014

THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 2014

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TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014

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THURSDAY, FEB. 27, 2014

SUNDAY, FEB. 23, 2014

 Roy Massena poses in his sea kayak during an Alaska journey. ( Roy Massena)

Sea kayaker details journey on B.C. coast

PADDLING -- A free program on a British Columbia sea kayaking journey from Prince Rupert to Port Hardy on Vancouver Island will be presented at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, for the Spokane Canoe and Kayak Club at Mountain Gear's corporate office, 6021 E. Mansfield....

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TUESDAY, FEB. 18, 2014

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