Lake Roosevelt News

8/17/2018 5:55:00 AM
The Seattle Times
The kokanee state record is from Lake Roosevelt, weigh in at over 6 pounds, and anglers expect to set a new record every year. In the winter months there are boats scattered from just above the dam up ...

8/14/2018 7:54:00 PM
KPNX
5:30 p.m. Storms continue to slowly move south/southwest out of the High Country, NWS says. Globe, Tonto Basin, and Lake Roosevelt will be under the gun next 30-60 minutes. 530PM Storms continue to sl...

8/12/2018 10:14:00 PM
KXLY 4 News
A previous shelter at Lake Roosevelt High School was closed because of the fire. Washington's Fire Marshal authorized sending resources from around the state to help local crews fight the Grass Valley ...

8/12/2018 2:59:00 PM
KHQ-Q6
An evacuation shelter is available at Lake Roosevelt Elementary School. The cause of the fire is under investigation. FERRY COUNTY, Wash. - Overnight, the Boyds Fire burning in Ferry County near Kettl...

8/11/2018 11:26:00 PM
KHQ-Q6
An evacuation shelter is available at Lake Roosevelt Elementary School. The cause of the fire is under investigation. SEATAC, Wash. - Officials at Sea-Tac International Airport say an Alaska Airlines ...

8/11/2018 7:03:00 PM
KHQ-Q6
An evacuation shelter is available at Lake Roosevelt Elementary School. The cause of the fire is under investigation. SEATAC, Wash. - Officials at Sea-Tac International Airport say an Alaska Airlines ...

8/11/2018 6:17:00 PM
KREM
American Red Cross has established a shelter at Lake Roosevelt Elementary School, which is set to open at 8 p.m. Saturday. The school is located at 503 Crest Drive, Coulee Dam, WA.

8/11/2018 6:04:33 PM
KREM-TV Spokane
American Red Cross has established a shelter at Wilbur High School located at 202 Pope St in Wilbur. The shelter was previously at Lake Roosevelt High School, but has closed due to fire conditions. To ...

8/11/2018 6:04:33 PM
KREM-TV Spokane
American Red Cross has established a shelter at Wilbur High School located at 202 Pope St in Wilbur. The shelter was previously at Lake Roosevelt High School, but has closed due to fire conditions. #G...

8/11/2018 6:04:33 PM
KREM-TV Spokane
American Red Cross has established a shelter at Wilbur High School located at 202 Pope St in Wilbur. The shelter was previously at Lake Roosevelt High School, but has closed due to fire conditions. To ...

8/11/2018 6:04:33 PM
KREM-TV Spokane
American Red Cross has established a shelter at Wilbur High School located at 202 Pope St in Wilbur. The shelter was previously at Lake Roosevelt High School, but has closed due to fire conditions. #G...

8/8/2018 6:01:00 PM
The Spokesman-Review
Jigs and deep diving plugs can be effective as well. The Spokane Arm of Lake Roosevelt has been good for walleye in several locations, notably near Outhouse Flats, Neighborly, Wilamont Creek, Blue Cre...

8/8/2018 11:03:00 AM
Grand Coulee
Four Lake Roosevelt wrestlers competed on Team Washington, which finished second at the U.S. Marine Corps Cadet and Junior Nationals wrestling tournament held in Fargo, North Dakota, July 12-20. Colto...

8/8/2018 11:02:00 AM
Grand Coulee
Local Lake Roosevelt employees were honored this past weekend in Kennewick in a ceremony. Karrie Utz was honored as Public School Employees Education Support Professional of the Year, and Aaron Derr w...

8/6/2018 6:39:00 PM
The Spokesman-Review
Air resources are being used in inaccessible areas, with watercraft in the Spokane River arm of Lake Roosevelt warned to steer clear of aircraft picking up water. The Red Cross is coordinating with ev...

8/2/2018 3:43:06 PM
KREM-TV Spokane
Aircrafts are working along the Spokane River arm of Lake Roosevelt. VLAT - Very Large Air Tanker today #AngelSpringsFire pic.twitter.com/KlCHIvfqBQ — NEWIMT (@NEWIMT) August 3, 2018 Officials are ask...

8/1/2018 3:45:00 PM
Grand Coulee
I strongly encourage a yes vote for the levy that Lake Roosevelt School District has requested. The proposed levy will allow the school district to break even, but it will also allow it to address som...

7/27/2018 5:20:00 PM
fortress.wa.gov
Action: Opens an additional section of Lake Roosevelt for the harvest of white sturgeon. Sets closing date for section of Lake Roosevelt from Grand Coulee Dam to China Bend boat launch, which opened J...

7/27/2018 5:14:00 PM
KREM
LINCOLN, Wash. -- It's an incredible video that captured two cougars together outside a couple's home along Lake Roosevelt. The video has been viewed 374,000 times and counting on KREM 2’s Facebook pa...

7/26/2018 10:38:00 AM
Upi.com
Yvonne Reppe said she was working out Tuesday morning at her home in Lincoln, near Lake Roosevelt, when she spotted something out of the corner of her eye. "I thought it was the neighbor's dog and whe...

7/25/2018 6:42:00 PM
The Spokesman-Review
The last hour of light can be phenomenal. Lake Roosevelt anglers trolling for kokanee might as well be searching for unicorns. The fish checker there said she has seen no kokanee since early March, bu...

7/24/2018 2:19:00 PM
4-Traders
In accordance with 36 CFR §1.5(a) (1), Superintendent Dan Foster has established a fire closure effective 12:01 am on July 26, 2018. This includes, but is not limited to campfires in all undeveloped p...

7/19/2018
Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook - July 2018

7/16/2018 5:10:00 PM
KREM
The Lincoln County Sheriff said at about 1:20 a.m. dispatch got a 911 call from a citizen reporting that they saw a boat on Lake Roosevelt with several occupants lighting fireworks across from the Lin...

7/15/2018 5:57:00 PM
The Spokesman-Review
The Rattlesnake fire burning on the Colville Indian Reservation near Lake Roosevelt is about 40 percent contained, fire officials said Sunday. Don Malone, spokesman for the fire, said the blaze grew t...

7/15/2018 11:16:00 AM
KHQ-Q6
Fire officials say the Rattlesnake fire, burning on the Colville Indian Reservation, grew substantially overnight Saturday due to a shift in winds. The fire has now burned 2,600 acres. Firefighters ha...

7/8/2018 5:57:00 AM
The Spokesman-Review
Hone your knowledge with this Spokane River primer. Length: 111 miles, flowing from Lake Coeur d’Alene to Lake Roosevelt, where the Columbia River is impounded by Grand Coulee Dam. The river’s lower 2...

7/4/2018 5:53:00 PM
The Spokesman-Review
Jeanette Oberg, fishing for her first time, caught a 63-inch Lake Roosevelt sturgeon on June 22 – her 41st birthday. She was fishing with her husband and Craig Dowdy of YJ Guide Service. The slot limi...

7/4/2018 12:38:00 PM
The Spokesman-Review
A landslide blocked access to Lake Roosevelt’s Porcupine Bay Campground in April 2017. Construction of the new road started June 6, 2018. Lincoln County awarded the contract to Condon-Johnson & Associ...

7/3/2018 12:05:00 PM
Yakima Herald-Republic
After softball, Haskell became an avid golfer with his friend, Larry Bender. But then his brother, Don, introduced Haskell to Lake Roosevelt and that was it. He spent the next twenty plus years fishin...

6/27/2018 7:33:00 PM
The Spokesman-Review
Very few browns have shown recently. Because I couldn’t get out myself, I gave a friend heading to Lake Roosevelt a new 2.8-inch perch-colored Old Goat Lure to try for trout. He reported exceptional results on the smaller plants, but also caught a dandy ...

6/27/2018 10:19:00 AM
Grand Coulee
Lake Roosevelt Schools will have a new athletic director, physical education teacher, and football coach in Tim Rasmussen, and new elementary school teacher in his wife, Nicole Rasmussen. The Rasmussens are returning to their home state of Washington by ...

6/20/2018 11:01:00 AM
Grand Coulee
For years, Lake Roosevelt schools have gotten a bad rap. I am not saying it is not deserved, and I am not saying that everything is perfect now or that everything is fixed, but we are making progress and trying. The main issue, in my opinion, is the way we ...

6/13/2018 6:06:00 PM
The Spokesman-Review
Walleye anglers launching at China Bend on Lake Roosevelt and running up to the area known as “The Dalles” are experiencing excellent walleye fishing, mostly on jigs and nightcrawlers in shallow water. Walleye anglers also had fair success this week up ...

6/13/2018 12:07:00 PM
The Spokesman-Review
Guests have access to a variety of host-provided staples – fresh rhubarb crisp, Lake Roosevelt Dilly trout and deep-fried turkey, bacon-wrapped duck and goose shish kabobs – as well as a slew of surefire guest dishes. Standouts include marinated elk ...

6/13/2018 10:32:00 AM
Grand Coulee
A large number of absences from school is a larger factor than are poor test scores in not finishing high school. That’s one of the key points made in a presentation by Lake Roosevelt teachers Brian Daniels and Jeremiah Seekins at Monday’s Grand Coulee ...

6/11/2018 4:02:00 AM
Billings Gazette
Bait fishing as practiced by two veteran Lake Roosevelt anglers rises to an art form. It’s a beautiful thing to watch as Jim Kujala and Dave Ross “harvest” rainbows week after week to feed their families fine-tasting trout from one of Washington’s ...

6/6/2018 6:10:00 PM
The Vancouver Sun
There would be issues definitely with keeping their reservoirs up. The tourist industry would suffer considerably, because I don’t think I’ve ever seen (U.S.) Lake Roosevelt down. It always seems to be at full pool. And it also increases their flood ...

6/6/2018 11:07:00 AM
Grand Coulee
Seventh-grade Lake Roosevelt student Gaven White has his teeth examined by dentist Paul Phillipson in the Arcora Foundation SmileMobile. The fully equipped vehicle travels the state, offering dental services to children who might not otherwise have access ...

6/5/2018 4:15:00 PM
Yakima Herald-Republic
Later, she returned to school at Yakima Valley Community College to become a Licensed Practical Nurse. Carole and Dan retired to Lake Roosevelt in the River Rue Community in 2017. Carole is survived by her husband of 45 years, Daniel Paul Valentine ...





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