Saturday Mar 8
Riding a river tugboat down the Snake and Columbia: An Appreciation of Oregon
Here is the latest entry in my Appreciation of Oregon series. As I dig into my personal archives to share some of my favorite pictures from some of my favorite places, I'll also share a story or two.
Cracked dam not a power-supply problem - yet
A sailboat owned by Bryan Stockdale of Vantage lies in the mud at the Vantage Riverstone Resort dock after a drawdown of water behind Wanapum Dam on the Columbia River.
Drawdown eases pressure on Wanapum Dam crack
That's what a 26-foot drop in this stretch of the Columbia River looks like -- dead-end docks, drying and dying mussels, expansive exposed sand bars and a couple of stranded boats tied up below the Interstate 90 bridge.
Crack in Columbia dam affects river flow, power production
A crack in a spillway pier at the Wanapum Dam on the Columbia River is a serious situation, but not a threat of downstream flooding even in a worst-case scenario, a spokesman for the Grant County Public Utility District said.
65-foot crack found in Wanapum Dam
VANTAGE, Wash . -- It took a team of divers to find out what is going on with the Wanapu Dam, after a maintenance worker found something odd during a routine check.
Crack found in Washington dam on Columbia River
A 65-foot-long crack in a Columbia River dam in central Washington has prompted officials to begin lowering the water level by 20 feet so inspectors can get a better idea of how serious the damage is.