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TUESDAY, OCT. 24, 2017

TUESDAY, SEPT. 26, 2017

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19, 2017

MONDAY, MARCH 27, 2017

Geologist and Eastern Washington University alumnus Bruce Bjornstad joined forces with one of his former professors, EWU Professor Emeritus of Geology Eugene Kiver, to write On the Trail of the Ice Age Floods: The Northern Reaches" (Keokee).  (Courtesy photo)

Free Washington geology program tonight

ENVIRONMENT – A free program, “Exploring Washington Geology,” will be presented by Gene Kiver, EWU geology professor, tonight, march 27, at 7 p.m., at The Lair Auditorium, Building 6, Spokane Community College, 1810 Greene St. in Spokane. Kiver's presentation is based on the 2016 published...

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TUESDAY, OCT. 4, 2016

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21, 2016

MONDAY, MAY 2, 2016

Giant current ripples  southwest of Fairchild Air Force Base  were produced during the catastrophic Ice Age outburst floods when  the ice dam containing Glacial Lake Missoula failed. (Courtesy Kiver / The Spokesman-Review)

Ice Age Floods lectures, field trips coming up

GEOLOGY – The local chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute is involved in three public educational events this month. Friday, May 6, lecture -- “Spokane Before, During, After Glacial Lake Missoula Outburst Megaflood,” 7 p.m., Lair Auditorium, Building 6, Spokane Community College. Free. Details:...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 18, 2016

TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2015

TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 2015

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MONDAY, NOV. 10, 2014

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 10, 2014

FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2014

SUNDAY, MAY 25, 2014

MONDAY, FEB. 24, 2014

FRIDAY, JAN. 10, 2014

Bryan Moss and Tracey Byrne from the Seattle area stop along the walking path in the Mima Mounds Natural Area Preserve Dec. 29, 2013, near Littlerock, Wash. Emmanuel “Manny” Gabet, a geomorphologist at San Jose State University, states that prehistoric generations of pocket gophers created the vast fields of Mima Mounds found in south Puget Sound and in other locations around the world, a contention that is not without its critics, including local geologists and wildlife researchers. (Associated Press)

Gophers may be source of mysterious mima mounds 

LAND FORMS — A modern pest may be the answer to an ancient geological land form, according to a California geology professor who says he’s solved one of the enduring geological mysteries of the Pacific Northwest. Emmanuel “Manny” Gabet, a geomorphologist at San Jose State...

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 13, 2013

MONDAY, APRIL 29, 2013

MONDAY, APRIL 22, 2013

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 26, 2012

On the Trail of the Ice Age Floods: The Northern Reaches by Bruce Bjornstad and Eugene Kiver (Keokee). (Courtesy photo)

Geology prof talks on Ice Age floods

LAND FORMS – A free program on “Missoula Floods in the Northern Rockies,” will be presented Thursday, 7 p.m., at Spokane Community College Student Union Building. The program will be presented by Gene Kiver, a book author, retired geology professor and stalwart in the Ice...

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TUESDAY, JULY 10, 2012

THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012

FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2012

Giant current ripples  southwest of Fairchild Air Force Base  were produced during the catastrophic Ice Age outburst floods when  the ice dam containing Glacial Lake Missoula failed. (Courtesy Kiver / The Spokesman-Review)

Three events focus on Ice Age Floods

WILD LANDS -- Publication of new guidebooks is revving up interest in cataclysmic floods that swept through North Idaho and Eastern Washington some 15,000 years ago. Read on for details about different upcoming presentations on the Ice Age Floods as well as pre-registration info for...

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7, 2012

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