- Pierre, Fort Pierre mayors reflect on flood 5 years later Updated: May-24-16 12:54 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - On Tuesday, May 24, 2011, Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill got a call from the state Department of Public Safety asking her to come to a meeting at 4 p.m. That meeting would change her life.
- Plan to raise Arrowrock Dam fails federal feasibility study Updated: May-19-16 3:29 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Hopes of Idaho officials to increase the height of a Boise River dam to double water storage and also create enough space to handle a 500-year flood ran aground after the project failed a federal feasibility study.
- Crooked River flows to increase in steelhead experiment Updated: May-15-16 4:16 pm
BEND, Oregon - Crooked River will flow heavier as fish experts try to recreate historic conditions that brought steelhead smolt to Lake Billy Chinook and into the ocean.
- Homeowners sue Army base after dam fails in massive flood Updated: May-10-16 3:47 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - About a dozen homeowners in a neighborhood next to Fort Jackson are suing the federal government for at least $20 million after dams on the Army base failed during last October's massive floods.
- Feds move forward rejecting southeast Idaho dam project Updated: May-09-16 4:32 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Federal authorities have issued a final environmental impact statement recommending denial of a proposed dam in southeast Idaho on the Bear River.
- Releases to increase from Fort Randall, Gavins Point dams Updated: May-06-16 11:34 am
YANKTON, South Dakota - The Army Corps of Engineers plans to increase water releases from the Fort Randall and Gavins Point dams on the Missouri River.
- Less water released from Missouri River dams because of rain Updated: May-05-16 4:31 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - The amount of water being released from dams along the Missouri River has been cut to help reduce the risk of flooding downstream after recent heavy rains.
- Judge: Plan for restoring Northwest salmon runs not enough Updated: May-04-16 9:19 pm
SEATTLE - A massive habitat restoration effort by the U.S. government doesn't do nearly enough to improve Northwest salmon runs, a federal judge ruled Thursday, handing a major victory to conservationists, anglers and others who hope to someday see four dams on the Snake River breached to make way for the fish.
- Report: Faster response needed to minimize salmon die-offs Updated: May-03-16 4:41 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Northwest fisheries managers must respond faster to reduce fish kills of sockeye salmon in the Columbia River Basin if warm-water conditions return, a draft report taking a hard look at last summer's massive die-off says.