Huntington Lake was constructed in 1912 as a part of the enormous Big Creek Hydroelectric Project envisioned by John S. Eastwood to provide power for a growing California. The lake was named for Henry Edwards Huntington, the railroad magnate who financed the earliest work to develop the Big Creek project which includes a system of lakes, tunnels, steel penstocks and power houses.
Four dams form the lake, which has a capacity of 88,834 acre feet (109,575dam3) and a surface area of 1,441 acres (583ha). There were originally three dams, completed in 1913, but a fourth dam, completed in 1919, was built to increase the lake's capacity. The other three dams were raised and covered with concrete.
State Route 168 passes along the east shore of the lake where China Peak, a ski resort, is located.
SALAMANCA — Jarod White posted his fourth-straight double-double Monday with 13 points and 10 rebounds as Salamanca knocked off league leader and previously unbeaten Southwestern ... “Southwestern is a dangerous offensive team ... Randolph 44, Chautauqua Lake 32 ... Jaiden Huntington added 10 points for the Cardinals. Chautauqua Lake fell to 3-3 (2-1 league) ... .
Lara Turbide, vice president of community services for FingerLakesHealth, said Huntington went eight months — from March 2020 until last November — without a COVID-19 case ... She also criticized Huntington and Finger Lakes Health for what she claimed was poor communication to the families of residents.
Wednesday, I turned 77 years of age. I began writing this column 50 years ago. My hero, then and now, was Bill Scifres, outdoor columnist for the Indianapolis Star... This was a time of new reservoirs. Monroe, Patoka, Salamonie, Mississinewa and Huntington. It was also the beginning of an exciting salmon fishery in LakeMichigan ... I had my reservations ... ....