Washington County Lake News

4/24/2018 11:42:00 PM
al.com
With no more nights forecast to drop into the 30's and 40's, it's likely that fishing on North Alabama lakes will revert to the usual late spring patterns, with many bass already spawned out but still aggressively patrolling the shallows to guard their ...

4/24/2018 9:50:00 AM
The Gazette
Iowa Renewable Energy has partnered with a Pennsylvania-based biofuels producer to manufacture and market biodiesel in Washington County. Lake Erie Biofuels, doing business as HERO BX, announced Tuesday the partnership with IRE, which marks the latest ...

4/4/2018 6:23:00 PM
KOIN 6
LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. (LAKE OSWEGO REVIEW) -- A Lake Oswego High student has notified the school and district that she intends to file a lawsuit later this month, claiming officials failed to provide a safe environment for her after she reported that she had ...

4/1/2018 3:38:00 PM
KOIN 6
Nina Heidgerken, a senior at Lakeridge High School, passed away at the age of 18. (File -- Lake Oswego Review) Nina Heidgerken, a senior at Lakeridge High School, passed away at the age of 18. (File -- Lake Oswego Review) LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. (PAMPLIN MEDIA ...

2/14/2018 9:57:00 AM
White Bear
The Lake Links effort is intended to meet the needs and satisfy the goals of all five lakeside communities, some of which have advocated quiet road route designations, said Washington County Lake Links co-chair Steve Wolgamot. Work also continues on ...

12/6/2017 12:12:00 PM
The Telegraph
Has the Washington County Commission's decision last week to allocate $20,220 in one-time funds to keep the Washington County Lake Association's clean-up crew working opened the door to similar requests from other neighborhood associations? No wait ...

12/3/2017 4:00:00 AM
Johnson City Press
Has the Washington County Commission’s decision last week to allocate $20,220 in one-time funds to keep the Washington County Lake Association’s clean-up crew working opened the door to similar requests from other neighborhood associations? No wait, ...

12/2/2017 9:02:00 PM
Johnson City Press
Has the Washington County Commission’s decision last week to allocate $20,220 in one-time funds to keep the Washington County Lake Association’s clean-up crew working opened the door to similar requests from other neighborhood associations? No wait, ...

12/1/2017 3:29:27 AM
WISN Milwaukee on MSN.com
Bystanders helped rescue a man who crashed into a Washington County lake late Thursday night. The incident happened around 11:30 p.m. near Highway 144 and Highway K in the town of Polk. An official with the sheriff's department said a man failed to ...

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
Donna Pate
With roots in rural Alabama, Perry Austin has a passion for the landscape both as a painter and a fisherman. Beginning art at the age of 13. Perry began formal training in the aerospace industry as a technical illustrator and worked for companies from California to Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL. After…

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

8/3/2017
Alabama Wildlife & Freshwater Fisheries
With the late spring and early summer months comes an increased number of bear sightings. This time of year bears begin to travel in search of mates or to find a new home after leaving their mother. More often these bears are just passing through and are not likely to stick around or be seen again. However, some bears may…

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

6/15/2017 10:14:00 PM
Post-Bulletin
Man dies in apparent drowning in Washington County LAKE ELMO — Authorities say one man died in an apparent drowning on Lake Jane in the city of Lake Elmo. A witness saw three men who were fishing in a canoe go into the water Thursday morning. The witness ...

6/15/2017 7:21:00 PM
m.startribune.com
The body of a canoeist who drowned in a lake near Lake Elmo after his boat sank was recovered Thursday, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office. Authorities responded at 11:13 a.m. to a 911 call about a man in distress at Lake Jane. Fire rescue ...

6/15/2017 2:25:00 PM
Minneapolis Star Tribune
The body of a canoeist who drowned in a lake near Lake Elmo after his boat sank was recovered Thursday, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities responded at 11:13 a.m. to a 911 call about a man in distress at Lake Jane.

6/15/2017 12:27:00 PM
KARE 11
NEAR LAKE ELMO, Minn. - One man is dead after the canoe he and his friends were fishing out of capsized in a Washington County Lake Thursday. Sheriff Dan Starry says Washington County Deputies and Water Patrol, and Lake Elmo Police responded to the shores ...

6/15/2017 12:25:26 PM
KARE 11
NEAR LAKE ELMO, Minn. - One man is dead after the canoe he and his friends were fishing out of capsized in a Washington County Lake Thursday. Sheriff Dan Starry says Washington County Deputies and Water Patrol, and Lake Elmo Police responded to the shores ...

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.

10/28/2016
Lake News
Today, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released a 7-day precipitation forecast. The southeast continental U.S. will remain a high-pressure region and no precipitation is forecasted. The Lake Martin area is currently in D3 - Extreme Drought status. The burn ban in Alabama remains in effect. There have…

7/5/2016
LakeMartin.com
Most Patriotic Crew1st Place Boat #7 The Ingram Family2nd Place Boat #26 Eleanor Townsend Most Creative Crew1st Place Boat #14 John Bullington2nd Place Boat # 37 Steve Williams Tallest Flag1st Place Boat #8 Carrie Campbell2nd Place Boat #10 Lee Murfree Largest Flag1st Place Boat #36 Kary Little2nd Place Boat #3 Keith…

4/30/2016
Lake & River Promotions
National Window Film Day Shares Valuable Facts with Homeowners and Brings Window Film to Light International Window Film Association Announces April 30th in Recognition of Window Film and its Many Benefits Washington, D.C. – April 11, 2016 – The International Window Film Association (IWFA), a nonprofit…

2/6/2016
Lake & River Promotions
Going to the Emerald Coast - Gulf of Mexico this year for Spring Break? If you are traveling from Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, Missouri...you may find yourself driving through Phenix City, Alabama...well, things have changed in this small, friendly southern area!! Check out what is happening on the Chattahoochee…

6/5/2015
Alabama DCNR
On Saturday, June 6, Alabamians will have the opportunity to fish for free in most public waters. Free Fishing Day is part of National Fishing and Boating Week, which runs June 6-14. Approved by the Alabama Legislature, Free Fishing Day allows residents and non-residents to fish without a fishing license for a day in both…

3/28/2015
Lake & River Promotions
Take a Wild and Crazy ride on the Best Man-made Whitewater Course in the World (USA Today)! The Chattahoochee River Whitewater Park is fun for rafting, kayaking, paddle boards, surfing, ziplining or just taking in the view. There is only one Community and Visitors Guide that covers both sides of the Chattahoochee River for…

1/24/2015
Derrell Winowich
Yesterday marked a new and significant accomplishment for the business of craft beer in Alabama. Commercial brewery and brewpub members of the Aalabama Brewers Guild formulated a collaborative effort into a commerative beer for statewide release in March of this year. The effort marked the first time so many breweries in…

12/11/2014
BassPro Shops
SPRINGFIELD, MO – Bass Pro Group announced today an agreement to acquire Fishing Holdings, LLC, a manufacturer of fishing boats that include Ranger Boats and the Stratos and Triton boat brands from Platinum Equity. The agreement combines popular fishing boat brands that are recognized internationally. It also creates…

10/16/2014
Alabama Bass Trail
Decatur, AL – The Alabama Bass Trail is proud to announce two lakes have been added to the state’s popular fishing trail for 2015. The North Division welcomes Weiss Lake while the South Division welcomes Lake Martin. The additional two lakes bring the popular trail to 13 premier bass fishing lakes located…

9/11/2014
Lake & River Promotions
Here it is! - The grand opening of the Blue Heron Zipline Adventure! This is the only zipline connecting two states and participants will soar 100 ft over the Chattahoochee River Whitewater Park - the best man-made Whitewater Course in the World - USA Today! Achieving speeds of up to 40mph, thrill seekers will zip over to…

7/16/2014
Lake & River Promotions
The Grand Opening for the new Chattahoochee Outdoor Academy by Whitewater Express is Saturday July 19th in Phenix City, Alabama next to the 13th Street Bridge. Come out and enjoy the water with FREE ROLL CLINICS, 50% off STAND UP PADDLE (SUP) BOARD CLINICS, and KAYAK CLINICS. Also receive $150 of any KAYAK and $100 off any…





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