June 26, 2021 

The Washington State Department of Ecology is starting its draft environmental statement (EIS) on Eightmile Lake dam.

March 9, 2021

Conservationists and downstream residents have reasons to worry about a debate over what is needed to make dams safe on three upper Icicle lakes.

February 10, 2021

The question of how much the Icicle Peshastin Irrigation District has relinquished water rights at Eightmile Lake is moving toward center stage.

February 4, 2021

Environmental review of a rebuilt Eightmile Lake dam is off to a stormy start.

December 21, 2020

Construction vehicles might be driving through the Alpine Lakes Wilderness if the State of Washington has its way.

December 18, 2020

By paying to rebuild the dam at Eightmile Lake, a state agency will gain the right to some of its water.

December 18, 2020

The state Department of Ecology issued the following notice on December 18:

Subject: Eightmile Dam Rebuild & Restoration Scoping Period is Now Open

Agency: Washington State Department of Ecology

December 13, 2020

Debate continues over the irrigation district's special warranty deed.

November 23, 2020

No Presidential exception or federal approvals are needed, per the Forest Service.

November 20, 2020

Remedial work is needed on the dams at Colchuck, Klonaqua, and Square Lakes.