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Sunny walk time

 

Last updated 1/31/2023 at 3:18pm

Scott Hunter

Walkers across North Dam take advantage of sunshine Sunday next to frozen Banks Lake, where ice fishermen have been falling through spots where the ice is too thin. That happened again Thursday afternoon, when three reportedly fell in next to a log boom off Coulee Playland. All were OK, but a witness said two of them had to hang onto the logs until another fishermen could carefully push his sled to them and pull them to thicker ice. The Grand Coulee Volunteer Fire Department reportedly responded quickly. Temperatures are predicted to drop again starting Sunday and could go to single digits.

Walkers across North Dam take advantage of sunshine Sunday next to frozen Banks Lake, where ice fishermen have been falling through spots where the ice is too thin. That happened again Thursday afternoon, when three reportedly fell in next to a log boom off Coulee Playland. All were OK, but a witness said two of them had to hang onto the logs until another fishermen could carefully push his sle...



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