Two parts of the Okanogan River are now closed for steelhead
The sections now closed are the from the first power line crossing downstream of the Highway 155 Bridge in Omak to the mouth of Omak Creek, and from the Tonasket Bridge down to the Tonasket Lagoons Park boat launch.
Sharon McGhee Slattum
Survivors include her son, Brent Slattum of Wenatchee; her sister, Susan Haydock of Coulee Dam; and her partner, Ron Murphy of East Wenatchee.
Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee was more than a dam; it was a proclamation. In the wake of the Great Depression, America turned from private enterprise to public works - not simply to provide jobs, but to restore faith.
MAC observes region's centennial by sharing '100 Stories' - Sat, 22 Feb 2014 PST
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. The exhibit "is really an opportunity to look back at the 98 years of our history and to celebrate the region," said MAC executive director Forrest Rodgers.
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Renewable Power Won't Unseat Dirty Fuels
The West Coast is in the middle of a dry spell that will have big implications for its power markets.
Then and Now: Spokane's Mearow Block - Mon, 17 Feb 2014 PST
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Joseph A. Mearow was born in 1870 on a Minnesota farm to a family with 14 children.
Outdoor writer Dave Graybill finds winter angling nirvana at Lake Roosevelt
When other big lakes and reservoirs are vacant of anglers in the chill of winter, there are a surprising number of boats and shore anglers fishing at Lake Roosevelt.
Eastern Washington: Feeding from - and biting - government's hand
U.S. Rep. Doc Hastings, R-Wash., was an outspoken term limits advocate when he ran back in 1994, saying he would serve Central Washington voters in Congress for 10 years.
American Experience: Grand Coulee Dam
It would be the "Biggest Thing on Earth," the salvation of the common man, a dam and irrigation project that would make the desert bloom, a source of cheap power that would boost an entire region of the country.