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  • Joe's Island Remains Closed Due To Ongoing Construction

    Brittany Jones|Aug 24, 2022

    Glendive, MT - Construction on portions related to the Lower Yellowstone project is still ongoing in the area. Joe’s Island is expected to remain closed to the public through the Fall and Winter of 2022 when all construction related activities are scheduled to be complete. “For safety reasons, recreationists and other members of the public should avoid the area, which is still an active construction zone,” Ryan Newman, Montana Area Manager said. “When the island is re-opened, we will issue a public notice.” Contractors are still present o...

  • DOI Leadership, Army Corps Of Engineers, Local Irrigators To Celebrate Lower Yellowstone Fish Bypass Channel & Reclamation's 120th Anniversary

    Brittany Jones|Jul 20, 2022

    Billings, MT - The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will co-host an official ribbon cutting ceremony for the completion of the Lower Yellowstone Intake Diversion Dam Fish Passage Project and celebration of Reclamation's 120th Anniversary, July 26, on Joe's Island near Glendive, MT. Reclamation's Commissioner Camille Calimlim Touton, USACE's Northwestern Division Commander, Colonel Geoff Van Epps, and the USACE Omaha District Commander, Colonel Mark Himes, will...