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Ice Age Institute plans busy September, October

RTIZVILLE – The Palouse Falls Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute is planning a number of events in the next two months.

Lectures on “The Five Great Lakes of the Missoula Floods” kick off tonight, Wednesday, Sept. 6, at 7 p.m. in the Ritzville Public Works Building.

The presentation looks at Glacial Lake Missoula and Glacial Lake Columbia, organizers said. Although both formed for the same reason, their history is very different.

When the waters in Glacial Lake Missoula were released, they entered the Columbia River drainage system, organizers said. On the way to the Pacific Ocean, the flo...


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