Kootenay River


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Koo·te·nay River

also Koo·te·nai River  (ko͞ot′n-ā′)
A river, about 780 km (485 mi) long, flowing from southeast British Columbia, Canada, south through northwest Montana, northwest through northern Idaho, and then north again into British Columbia, where it widens to form Kootenay Lake before joining the Columbia River.
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The Kootenay River had tamed itself of most of its springtime craziness and was running high, but meltwater blue and full of apparent lazy whirlpools.
On the banks of the Kootenay River, in the shadow of the western slopes of the Rocky Mountains, I found "ground to stand on": I felt most alive, most me and most connected to God's creation.
First Nations gathered on the banks of the Kootenay River for the burial.
By re-using wastewater for crops, the need to discharge wastewater into the East Kootenay River will be greatly reduced and often eliminated.
There is a clear pattern of Ktunaxa stewardship of other resources where species have become at risk, including the Kootenay River White Sturgeon, and Townsend's Long Eared Bats.
He went back over the mountains and was travelling along Kootenay River when the canoes were frozen in the ice.
Tumbling down the rapids of the Saint Mary and into the Kootenay River system, this concentrated pulse of phosphorous acted like an ecological steroid.
The driest parts of the Prairies, and the most southerly parts of the Fraser, Thompson, Nicola, Similkameen, Okanagan, and Kootenay river valleys have precipitation as low as 250 mm to 300 mm a year.
The story begins with the transfer of ideas and debates over modes of transmission and the earliest attempts to develop hydro sites on smaller creeks of the region, their limitations, the early problems of capital development, and the eventual removal of power developments to the Kootenay River.
Situated at the southern end of Columbia Lake, Canal Flats, British Columbia is a gateway into the world-renowned recreational areas of the Kootenay River Valley.
The main benefits to Canada included the generating capacity installed at Mica, some downstream benefits occurring in Canada on the Kootenay River as a result of the storage behind Libby, as well as a 50% share of the incremental capacity and energy benefits accruing to US dams on the mainstream of the Columbia and directly attributable to the operation of the Canadian treaty storage.
The Columbia and Kootenay Rivers lie within the traditional territory of the Ktunaxa Indian Nation in British Columbia.