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2010-07-30 16:16:13

A borrowed boat, a small mountain lake and the inaugural run of a half-a-million dollar state-of-the-art multi-beam sonar system made history this month with the successful high-definition mapping of the bottom of Fallen Leaf Lake, a tributary lake just upstream from Lake Tahoe. "The clarity of the images we produced is unmatched in detail," said University of Nevada, Reno Seismology Lab Director Graham Kent and co-lead investigator of the project. "We can clearly see 1,000-year-old trees...

2008-10-02 21:00:11

By ERIK ROBINSON The city of Camas soon will be in position to conserve a large natural area at the northeast edge of Prune Hill near Fallen Leaf Park. The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Funding Board last week approved a $500,000 federal grant to help Camas buy 55 acres on a forested slope near Fallen Leaf Park and Dead Lake, which the city recognizes as Fallen Leaf Lake. The land is owned by Georgia-Pacific Corp. "This fits right in with what we call the Lacamas...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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