Stories tagged: long lake
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 26, 2019
Avista Corp. is releasing water from Spokane’s Long Lake to a winter drawdown level about 14 feet below the lake’s normal summer elevation of 1,536 feet, in an effort to …
UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019
A 22-year-old Spokane man died on Saturday after hitting a rock while cliff jumping at a popular site called The Cove at Fisk State Park property in Nine Mile Falls.
Thu., Nov. 22, 2018
David Olsen will never forget Thanksgiving 1981. That’s the day he returned home following a four-month hospital stay – the result of a near fatal boating accident.
UPDATED: Sat., June 30, 2018
A marine unit and dive team members of the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office discovered the body of a deceased kayaker on Long Lake in the area of the Nine Mile …
UPDATED: Tue., July 4, 2017
The fire was reported around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday and was estimated to be between 5 and 10 acres.
Fri., Aug. 19, 2016
The woman seriously injured in a boat crash on Long Lake in June says in a lawsuit filed Thursday that the boat driver, Marvin L. Olson III, was drunk at …
Wed., July 13, 2016
No charges will be filed against the man who hit a boat anchored on Long Lake late at night on June 28, causing serious injuries to a woman.
Thu., June 30, 2016
A man was arrested and charged with assault by watercraft after a boat collision sent one woman to the hospital late Tuesday night.
Sat., April 30, 2016
While traditional lowland trout lakes are in the spotlight this week following the season opener on Saturday, the Spokane River reservoir behind Long Lake Dam also is the region’s newest …
Sat., Dec. 12, 2015
A body found in Long Lake in Grant County Saturday is believed to be that of a fisherman who was last seen on Nov. 2.
Sat., Aug. 1, 2015
Firefighters swarmed into northwestern Spokane County Friday evening to fight a blaze that grew quickly, sent a large plume of smoke into the air and sent embers into yards across …
Thu., June 4, 2015
When Ashley Hobbs decides to do something – jump off a cliff, finish two years of high school in one – she does it. Hobbs, 17, a student at Riverside …
Sun., May 10, 2015
FISHING – Lake Spokane (aka Long Lake) produced some eye-opening stats during a May 2-3 tournament organized by the Spokane Bass Club. Justin Cox and Ben Schilling weighed in a …
Fri., April 17, 2015
From our archives, 100 years ago A party of 21 boys, age 12 to 16, returned to the Spokane YMCA after a four-day, 80-mile hike.
Fri., April 10, 2015
From our archives, 100 years ago Spokane police were on the lookout for one of their own, a patrolman accused of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
Thu., April 9, 2015
From our archives, 100 years ago A lone “yegg” – that is, safecracker – held off an armed posse during a dramatic confrontation at Long Lake.
Fri., July 11, 2014
A hundred firefighters from around the state drew a literal line in the sand Thursday in southern Stevens County in what appeared to be a successful ploy to contain the …
UPDATED: Fri., May 30, 2014
A woman is dead following a single-vehicle collision with a tree southwest of Long Lake on Thursday night, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said.
Sat., March 8, 2014
Homicide investigators have arrested three men allegedly tied to drug-debt kidnappings and a killing in north Spokane. Spokane police recovered a man’s body Friday from a sparse hillside along Long …
UPDATED: Fri., March 7, 2014
Kidnappers left a corpse on a sparse hillside near Long Lake last week, the latest twist in a series of crimes Spokane Police are racing to solve.
Fri., July 19, 2013
Idaho cities will be required to cut the amount of phosphorus they discharge into the Spokane River by more than 90 percent over the next decade to protect water quality, …
Fri., June 14, 2013
Shane Jenkins paddled to the middle of a bay on Long Lake at Nine Mile Falls. His broad shoulders rose from the surface, then his life-jacketed torso and finally the …
Sun., July 15, 2012
A 21-year-old man is presumed drowned after he went missing while swimming with friends in the Little Spokane River on Friday evening, Stevens County officials said Saturday, capping a deadly …
UPDATED: Mon., May 7, 2012
The body found in Long Lake over the weekend appears to be missing Fairchild Airman James Adam Ramsey Lassiter.
Sun., May 6, 2012
A body was reportedly found floating in Long Lake in Stevens County this afternoon. The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office was called in to retrieve the body and assist with the …
Thu., Jan. 6, 2011
Boaters should be alert to changing water levels.
Thu., Dec. 9, 2010
Spokane County’s Conservation Futures program may get a new, narrower target for acquiring public open-space land. County commissioners received a staff and advisory committee recommendation to focus on the top …
Wed., Dec. 8, 2010
Spokane County’s Conservation Futures program may get a new, narrower target for acquiring public open-space land.
Wed., Dec. 8, 2010
The use of lead fishing tackle will be restricted at 13 northern Washington lakes frequented by nesting common loons, the state Fish and Wildlife commission decided during its meeting Saturday …
Wed., Sept. 22, 2010
Toxic blue-green algae blooms have been spotted on Long Lake and Newman Lake, prompting warnings for people to stay out of the water and keep their pets out, too.