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Newman Lake. July, 1920s. Photo Archive/The Spokesman-Review. (Photo Archive/spokesman-review)

Newman Lake restricted for aquatic weed control

WATERSPORTS – The public access site at Newman Lake in eastern Spokane County will be closed Tuesday-Thursday, June 7-9, to allow treatment of the lake with herbicide to control Eurasian milfoil and other aquatic invasive weeds. The Newman Lake Flood Control Zone District, under permit...

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TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2016

A scene along the Spokane River, 1847.
 (Paul Kane / Courtesy of Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto)

Nisbet program to explore Lake Spokane history

RIVERS -- Local historian, naturalist and author Jack Nisbet will present a program, “Reshaping a River: Lake Spokane,” for the Lake Spokane Association this week. The program, open to the public, will start at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday at Suncrest Middle School auditorium. Following this...

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Video: Fishing with kids is a hoot!

FISHING -- It's no fish story that Spokane angler Tanner Grant, his fishing buddy Branden Carter and their boys had a great time Saturday for the fishing season opener at West Medical Lake. They have this short broadcast-quality video to prove it. Grant shot the...

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After considerable effort and a few near misses at Williams Lake, Quinn Connacher, 6, of Spokane caught his first fish on April 28, 2013, the opening day of Washington's lowland lake trout fishing season. (Rich Landers)

A boy's first fish: hooked on the moment 

FISHING -- I feel sorry for parents who don't take their kids fishing. They don't know what they're missing. See a few hints about what they're missing in my Sunday story about Saturday's opening day of Washington's lowland trout season Please enjoy this short photo...

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