Stories tagged: box canyon dam
UPDATED: Tue., May 29, 2018
A three-year dispute over the cost of the Box Canyon Dam’s fish-friendly turbine upgrades has been resolved through arbitration.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 12, 2018
With the goal of keeping its largest customer afloat, the Pend Oreille Public Utility District has settled a 2-year-old lawsuit with Ponderay Newsprint Co. The plant employs 139 people in …
Fri., Jan. 8, 2016
The owner of the Box Canyon Dam in Northeast Washington could be scrambling for new buyers for its electricity if a large newsprint plant closes or cuts back operations.
Thu., June 26, 2014
Reports that fishing is dead in the Pend Oreille River are greatly exaggerated. Despite the recent assault on northern pike, the toothy predators are still there in low numbers, and …
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., 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 …
Fri., April 10, 2009
The Box Canyon Dam is about to enter a new era – one that’s kinder to fish and more attentive to the Kalispel Tribe of Indians’ long history in northeast …
Wed., Nov. 12, 2008
Ponderay Newsprint Co., which buys 90 percent of the power generated by the Box Canyon Dam, has withdrawn a lawsuit against the dam’s owner, the Pend Oreille County Public Utility …