Stories tagged: boundary dam
Sun., March 24, 2013
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission this week approved a new 42-year license for Boundary Dam on the Pend Oreille River north of Metaline Falls. Built in 1967, Boundary is the …
Sat., Sept. 17, 2011
Last September, for the first time in 28 years, the Metaline Falls on the Pend Oreille River were exposed as workers drew down the reservoir behind Boundary Dam for dam …
Sun., July 24, 2011
The good ol’ days are back for cutthroat trout in a 5 1/2-mile stretch of a Pend Oreille River tributary. A handful of genetically pure westslope cutthroat trout have been …
Fri., Oct. 1, 2010
Officials at the Washington Department of Ecology have developed a plan to reduce temperatures and improve water quality in the Pend Oreille River.
Sun., Sept. 12, 2010
A rare Pend Oreille River drawdown behind Boundary Dam reached its low point Saturday, exposing Metaline Falls for the first time in 27 years. A dam maintenance project required the …
Sat., Sept. 11, 2010
A temporary Pend Oreille River drawdown behind Boundary Dam has exposed Metaline Falls near the town of the same name.
Sun., Aug. 22, 2010
The namesake of Metaline Falls, Wash., will reappear for the first time in 27 years during early September as a Pend Oreille River reservoir is drawn down for a major …
Tue., April 27, 2010
A $27.3 million federal economic stimulus grant promises cutting-edge fiber optic Internet service for southern Pend Oreille County, if officials accept it.
Sat., April 3, 2010
Seattle City Light has reached a proposed settlement over the relicensing of Boundary Dam on the Pend Oreille River in northeast Washington. The proposed settlement was submitted earlier this week …
Fri., April 2, 2010
Seattle City Light has reached a proposed settlement over the relicensing of the Boundary Dam on the Pend Oreille River in northeast Washington.