Author Archives: George Fergusson

10 February 2019 Clary Lake Dam Repairs: Opening the Original Log Weir

Here are some videos that I took back on 9 November 2018 showing the PCS crew opening up the original log sluice. With all the excitement at the time, I forgot to post them! Enjoy.

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09 February 2019: Is This Your Ice Fishing House?

This ice fishing house has been up on the northwest end of Clary Lake for a few weeks. This morning the wind was really humming and it blew it a mile and a half down the lake to the State … Continue reading

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January 2019 Water Level Chart Archived

I have archived the January 2019 Water Level Chart (at left). The best thing about this chart is that it shows that for the first time in over 8 years, the lake level was right where was supposed to be, when it … Continue reading

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31 January 2019: Board of Environmental Protection Rejects Kelley and Smith Filings

Just last week I posted about several filings made by Richard Smith and Paul Kelley in response to an appeal of the DEP’s Order transferring the Clary Lake Water Level Order to the Clary Lake Association (see: “Kelley, Smith, Duncan File … Continue reading

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25 January 2019: Lake at a Level Not Seen in Years

The lake has so far risen over 8″ as a result of yesterday’s heavy rain and is now 7 inches below the normal high water mark. The last time it was this high was 9 years ago, in 2010. It … Continue reading

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24 January 2019: Kelley, Smith, Duncan File Comments on AQF Appeal

The deadline for submitting written comments on Aquafortis Associates LLC’s appeal of the DEP Order transferring the Clary Lake Water Level Order to the Clary Lake Association was Tuesday, 22 January 2019 at 5:00 PM (see “Aquafortis Appeals CLA License … Continue reading

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O5 January 2019: Clary Lake Association Responds to Aquafortis Appeal of License Transfer

Back on December 26th I posted about Aquafortis Associates LLC appealing the recent DEP Order #L-22585-36-F-T transferring the Clary Lake Water Level Order to the Clary Lake Association. CLA President Malcolm Burson has in turn responded to the appeal with … Continue reading

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02 January 2019 Lincoln County News: Clary Lake Dam Repairs Complete

There’s an article in this week’s Lincoln County News by staff reporter Jessica Clifford about the Clary Lake dam. Clary Lake Dam Repairs Complete Here’s an archived copy for your convenience: Clary Lake Dam Repairs Complete  

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December 2018 Water Level Chart Archived

I have archived the December 2018 Water Level Chart (at left) bringing us to the end of what has turned out to be the LAST YEAR of sub-par water levels for the foreseeable future. At this time last year the lake level … Continue reading

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26 December 2018: Update on Rubin v. Smith Lawsuit

The lawsuit that CLA members Robert Rubin and his wife Cheryl Ayer brought against Richard Smith, Aquafortis Associates LLC, Paul Kelley, and Pleasant Pond Mill LLC back in January 2016, finally, after numerous delays and stays, went to trial on … Continue reading

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