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12/28/2017 8:01:00 AM
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On a foggy winter solstice, about 200 people watched as the last iron trusses of the Hoskins-Jarnagin Bridge in Dandridge tumbled into Douglas Lake. The old, narrow bridge, built in 1942-44 during a time of immense change for the little town, is making way ...

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Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

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NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (September 2017)

9/25/2017 7:00:00 AM
Kamloops This Week
The Calling Our Spirits Back healing walk for survivors of Canada’s residential school system left the former Kamloops Indian Residential School on the Tk’emlups reserve last weekend form a two-day journey to the Upper Nicola communities at Quilchena ...

9/10/2017 3:28:00 PM
Kamloops This Week
Douglas Lake Ranch manager Joe Gardner (in hat) chatted with participants prior to a court viewing of the sprawling property in May. This locked gate is the disputed entrance to what the ranch calls its private property — and what members of the Nicola ...

9/8/2017 5:53:00 PM
Meritt Herald
New evidence from the Nicola Valley Fish and Game Club has been introduced in the civil trial between the club and the Douglas Lake Cattle Company over public access to two area lakes. Eight pictures taken on the Douglas Lake Ranch were accepted into ...

9/7/2017 5:30:00 PM
Meritt Herald
According to the band, an algae bloom was found in Chapperon Lake on Sept. 4. Back in August, the band discovered a blue-green algae bloom at the mouth of Douglas Lake where it enters the Nicola River, and a number of fish carcusses were found nearby.

9/7/2017 6:06:00 AM
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Once traffic switches to the newly-complete portion of the Douglas Lake bridge in Dandridge, contractors can turn their attention to their next major task: taking down the steel structure in place since the 1940s. Tennessee Department of Transportation ...

8/31/2017 6:42:00 AM
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The Town of Dandridge christened its new $575,000 Douglas Lake dock in style Monday evening — with a picnic, live band, and a view of the mountains at sunset. “We want to welcome you to a new community asset that is here because of a lot of work by a ...

8/30/2017 11:16:00 PM
DANDRIDGE, Tenn. — Dropping water levels will make it difficult to pattern Douglas Lake bass in the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open season finale. "The lake is actually still high for this time of year," Bassmaster Elite Series pro David Mullins ...

8/25/2017 3:53:00 PM
Meritt Herald
Water samples taken by the First Nations Health Authority have indicated blue-green algae to be responsible for killing fish found at the mouth of Douglas Lake and the Nicola River earlier this month. “We’re pretty confident that’s the cause of the ...

8/17/2017 1:06:00 PM
Meritt Herald
The Upper Nicola Band continues to investigate a possible algae bloom believed to be responsible for fish carcasses found along the banks of Douglas Lake and the Nicola River last Thursday. “We’ve been working with [the] First Nations Health Authority ...

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (August 2017)

8/14/2017 7:56:00 AM
The bald eagle is one of the most majestic animals you can find in Tennessee’s Great Smoky Mountains. This August, two of the area’s eagles were returned to the wild after undergoing months of rehabilitation with the American Eagle Foundation in Pigeon ...

8/12/2017 12:58:00 AM
Mountain Press
SEVIERVILLE -- The 2nd annual United Way "Drums on the Dam" Dragon Boat Race was held this past Saturday on Douglas Lake with 18 teams paddling to the beat of drums to raise money for United Way of Sevier County. "We were pleased with the growth of the ...

8/11/2017 11:27:00 AM
Douglas Lake Equipment, and more. All other events will be running from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. The Hot Nite in the City Show n' Shine is back this weekend for the 23rd edition of the car show. Everything from vintage collector cars ...

8/7/2017 9:57:59 AM
Knoxville News Sentinel
Rehabbed bald eagles released on Douglas Lake American Eagle Foundation Director Al Cecere releases a bald eagle into the wild on Monday, August 7, 2017. Check out this story on

8/1/2017 1:36:00 PM
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A Dandridge woman is charged with arson after she allegedly set fire to the tent at a Newport man’s campsite on Douglas Lake, Sheriff Bud McCoig reported. Cynthia Gail Banks, 55, of 3683 Collier Loop, was arrested after the incident last Thursday at the ...

7/27/2017 10:36:00 AM
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“Same song, second verse,” said surveyor Richard Kent, as he came forward to request a 10-foot setback variance for a house to be constructed on Lot 40 in the Peninsulas of Douglas Lake. It turned out before the vote was taken, Kent changed the ...

7/24/2017 9:44:00 PM
Daily Times
The agency is paying particular heed to heavily traveled waterways. On Douglas Lake, TWRA Information Officer Matt Cameraon said agents have logged 10 BUI arrests in 2017. Cameron added that those numbers don’t necessarily mean there is increased alcohol ...

7/16/2017 1:20:00 AM
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Now that he won the Northern Open, if he fishes in the James River Tournament in Virginia in August and the Douglas Lake Tournament in Tennessee in September, Sypeck can enter what he calls the Super Bowl of bass fishing. That’s the GEICO Bassmaster ...

7/16/2017 1:08:00 AM
The Times Tribune
Now that he won the Northern Open, if he fishes in the James River Tournament in Virginia in August and the Douglas Lake Tournament in Tennessee in September, Sypeck can enter what he calls the Super Bowl of bass fishing. That’s the GEICO Bassmaster ...

7/13/2017 6:56:00 AM
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Traffic could switch to the new $29.1 million bridge across Douglas Lake in Dandridge as early as next month, allowing workers to take the old bridge down. Dandridge Public Works Director Gregg Gann told Council Tuesday that the shift, which will shut the ...

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (July 2017)

6/29/2017 2:27:00 PM
Loudoun reservoirs during the campaign. On Friday, June 30, from 7 until 9:30 p.m., officers will be on the lookout for impaired boaters at the entrance to Flat Creek on Douglas Lake, and at the mouth of Cedar Creek on Norris Lake. On Saturday, July 1 ...

6/26/2017 10:30:00 AM
Randel Cox of the University of Memphis and colleagues searched for signs of ancient earthquakes below the muddy waterline of Douglas Lake, a 1943 Tennessee Valley Authority lake created by impounding the French Broad River. The level of the lake is drawn ...

6/26/2017 9:45:00 AM
International Business Times
In a study now published in the Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, scientists discuss the results of research conducted at Douglas Lake, which was created in 1943 by by impounding the French Broad River. Evidence in ancient sediments In the ...

6/16/2017 1:03:00 PM
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NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (June 2017)

Organizations from across the country are seeking to partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to invest in their local economies and improve water infrastructure. EPA’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program received ‘letters of interest’ from prospective…

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (May 2017)

5/15/2017 5:53:00 PM
Meritt Herald
High river levels retreated over the weekend in Merritt, and a flood watch for the Nicola River has been downgraded to a high streamflow advisory. The BC River Forecast Centre says the Nicola River, including its upstream tributaries, saw peak levels ...

5/4/2017 2:29:00 AM
Newport Plain Talk
Bins will be placed in park areas, nature trails and other scenic locations such as Rankin Bottoms and Douglas Lake to increase access to recycling for residents and visitors. “When access for recycling is given, people are more likely to recycle their ...

4/27/2017 3:44:00 PM
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They have been Jefferson County residents since 1980, when they moved to a house they’d built on a Douglas Lake lot bought for camping in the ‘70s. She’s 88, and he’s 89. They met at church, and this Saturday they’ll be going to Buffalo Grove ...

4/20/2017 7:48:00 AM
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The zoning will change from A-1 (agricultural) to R-R (rural resort). The owners have plans for a marina and cabins on about 40 acres adjacent to Douglas Lake. • Approved a resolution requesting the governor and state legislature to uphold an article of ...

4/3/2017 10:43:00 AM
FOX 21 News
all net proceeds will benefit the Youth Athletes Foundation, a program through Grandma’s Marathon that focuses on the promotion and development of healthy and active lifestyles throughout Carlton, Cook, Douglas, Lake, and St. Louis Counties.

3/31/2017 4:02:00 PM
A road project will start up along US-31 in Emmet County on Monday. MDOT is investing $5 million to reconstruct just over 4 miles of US-31 from Douglas Lake Road in Pellston north to East Levering Road in Levering. During this work crews will also realign ...

3/30/2017 7:39:00 AM
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County planners approved a recommendation Tuesday night to rezone 40 acres on Douglas Lake to make way for a new resort, featuring cabins and a marina. Developers John Hunt and Charlotte Morgan requested the zoning change from R-1 to RR (Rural Resort), to ...

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

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