Douglas Lake News

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

6/18/2018 9:17:00 AM
Johnson City Press
Four people were injured when a boat ran aground on Douglas Lake Sunday night, according to a Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency news release. TWRA officers arrived to the scene of the accident and discovered that the boat, a 2011 Mastercraft operated by ...

5/30/2018 5:11:00 PM
WBIR
The Tennessee Valley Authority is using dams around Douglas lake to make sure that water levels stay consistent. The TVA says that across the Tennessee valley, we've seen over 200 percent of our normal rainfall over the last week. Experts have turned their ...

5/5/2018 12:39:00 PM
Deming Headlight
An 11-year-old Dandridge girl uncovered a 475 million year old fossil while fishing with her parents at Douglas Lake. Angela M Gosnell, USA TODAY NETWORK - Tennessee Ryleigh Taylor, 11, poses with the fossil she discovered. (Photo: Tammy Taylor ...

5/5/2018 5:34:00 AM
Ellen
An 11-year-old eastern Tennessee resident accidentally found an unusual rock with strange markings on it in the shore of Douglas Lake. After analyzing the mysterious rock-like object, scientists said that the girl has found a 475-million-year-old fossil of ...

5/4/2018 10:58:00 AM
WRIC
Ryleigh Taylor, 11, spotted a 475-million-year-old fossil when she was walking along the shore of Douglas Lake. "To find something like that, it's really really cool," said Ryleigh. "I looked down while I was walking and I found it, I just saw it."

5/1/2018 1:06:00 AM
The Mountain Press
Bill Haslam will give some new regulations for jet boats that try to operate on the French Broad River, and in the meantime the latest jet boat attraction has relocated to Douglas Lake. Residents living on the French Broad had said they were opposed to ...

4/26/2018 6:06:00 AM
FOX31 Denver
DENVER -- Four school districts will be closed on Thursday as teachers head to the state Capitol. Schools in Jefferson, Douglas, Lake and Clear Creek counties will be closed because so many teachers called out to take a personal day to attend a rally and ...

4/16/2018 5:04:00 PM
Merritt Herald
The club is suing Corbett Lake Lodge, Douglas Lake Cattle Company and the province of British Columbia for allegedly blocking public access to Corbett Lake. The club alleges public access exists via the highway right-of-way of the Okanagan Connector that ...

4/16/2018 4:42:00 PM
Kamloops This Week
The club is suing Corbett Lake Lodge, Douglas Lake Cattle Company and the province of British Columbia for allegedly blocking public access to Corbett Lake. The club alleges public access exists via the highway right-of-way of the Okanagan Connector that ...

3/13/2018 2:24:00 AM
The Newport Plain Talk
Beginning March 24, the group will sponsor a cleanup at Douglas Lake at 10 a.m. Those who are interested will meet at the pull off across from Odell Road on US Highway 25E. For more information contact Keep Cocke County Beautiful at 423-623-1050 or ...

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 ...

11/16/2017
National Weather Service
Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

10/24/2017
National Weather Service

9/26/2017
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
thefishingwire.com
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 ...

8/17/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (August 2017)

8/14/2017 7:56:00 AM
visitmysmokies.com
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
infotel.ca
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 knoxnews.com: http://knoxne.ws/2vG2uey

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 ...

7/13/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (July 2017)

6/8/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (June 2017)

6/6/2017
EPA
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…

5/18/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (May 2017)

3/16/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

3/6/2017
Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

2/22/2017
EPA
Last week, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed and sworn in as the 14th Administrator of EPA. Administrator Pruitt believes promoting and protecting a strong and healthy environment is one of the lifeblood priorities of the government, and EPA is a vital part of that mission. As Administrator, Mr. Pruitt…

1/27/2017
Southeast River Forecast Center
We examine the water resouces outlook for the southeast U.S. as of January 2017.

12/15/2016
Southeast River Forecast Center
We examine the water resouces outlook for the southeast U.S. as of December 2016.





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