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This June 3, 2011, file photo shows the Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River near Cascade Locks, Ore. The federal government will release, Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, a final version of its management plan for protecting salmon and steelhead killed by federal dams on the Columbia River. (Associated Press)

Revised plan is status quo for Columbia salmon

FISHING -- The federal government’s management plan for protecting salmon and steelhead populations imperiled by federal dams in the Columbia River basin differs little from its earlier version and continues to rely heavily on habitat improvement. Click continue reading for a report by the Associated...

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FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2011

A sea lion eats a salmon in the Columbia River near Bonneville Dam in this April 24, 2008, photo. (Associated Press)

Humane Society challenges NW sea lion killing

SALMON PREDATORS -- The Humane Society of the United States has gone back to federal court to block the killing of California sea lions that eat endangered or threatened salmon at Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River east of Portland, the Associated Press reports. The...

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FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2011

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