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Debris logs being floated up to Kettle Falls

 

Logs gathered by Columbia Navigation wait at Crescent Bay to be taken to Kettle Falls via tugboat, like the one that was moored in the forebay at Grand Coulee Dam. - Scott Hunter photos

A large collection of logs and debris floating at Crescent Bay should be all tugged away by a tugboat sometime between mid- and late July.

"The Bureau of Reclamation has a contract with Columbia Navigation to collect the logs that come down the river during the spring runoff," said USBR Public Affairs Officer Lynne Brougher. "The logs that are at Crescent Bay and the logs that have collected behind Grand Coulee Dam in the Forebay area will be gathered together and Columbia Navigation will use tugboats with a log boom to transport the logs up to the Kettle Falls area. The logs are then used...



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