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Palisades Reservoir

Storm burst swamps boats, rescuers respond to the Palisades Reservoir

————– ◆ August opens with wild weekend on the water. Saturday August 1, came with a wild ride for area boaters and first responders. “At approximately 6:15 p.m. dispatch began receiving multiple 911 calls about a storm burst over the…

Palisades Reservoir seeing increased crowds this summer

◆ Palisades seeing increased crowds this summer. The water is high and lake enthusiasts are enjoying every drop of it — that is the story of the summer and Palisades Reservoir. Each day the reservoir’s surface is alive with jet…

Palisades Reservoir remains nearly 90 percent full at start of 2020

◆ Entire Upper Snake River Basin system sitting at 74 percent full. Water levels in Western Wyoming are looking positive at this point in the year. The Upper Snake River Basin System, which includes the Palisades Reservoir, is sitting at…

Palisades Reservoir remains full going into final week of July

The good news of cool, wet weather in the spring and early summer months in Star Valley is that Palisades Reservoir reaps the rewards. According to information provided by the Bureau of Reclamation, Palisades is sitting at 94 percent full…

Idaho Falls man identified as latest avalanche victim.

***Update*** – The Bonneville County Sheriff’s office has identified the man killed in Tuesday’s avalanche as Troy Leishman, 47, of Idaho Falls. The Sheriff’s Office wishes to thank the Star Valley Search and Rescue, Swan Valley Fire and Idaho Falls…

Area reservoirs high for this time of year

This story courtesy of EastIdahoNews.com‘s Carrie Snider. It is used here with permission. IDAHO FALLS — Water levels at area reservoirs are unseasonably high right now, which makes water experts and farmers quite pleased. But some residents are wondering if…