Yellowtail Afterbay Dam
Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell talks with Crow tribal member Conrad Stewart, right, and Crow consultant Paul Gatzemeier near the Yellowtail Afterbay Dam Friday morning. Jewell and U.S. Sen. Jon tester were on the site to announce that the federal government is giving the tribe $655,000 t…
Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell, with U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, speaks to a crowd in Fort Smith on Friday morning. Jewell and Tester were on the site to announce that the federal government is giving the tribe $655,000 to develop hydroelectric power at the dam as part of the Crow water settlement.
FORT SMITH — The Crow Tribe will receive $665,000 for a hydropower dam project, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced Friday.
The Bureau of Reclamation is confused about why some Bighorn River trout living downstream of the Yellowtail Afterbay Dam are blistered and, in some instances, are dying.
Work on the sluice gates and sluice gate bays at Yellowtail Afterbay Dam scheduled to begin Monday will restrict public access to the sluiceway still basin for the next eight to 12 weeks.
As Brad Judy stood at the head of a side channel of the Bighorn River fly-fishing for trout Wednesday, he looked downstream and saw the water had begun to boil with fish.