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Inside the issue: Cottonwood Elementary fifth-graders Joey Chavez, left, and Catherine Holmes play inside a tribal-themed sockeye salmon at Salmon Summit 2013 on Tuesday at Columbia Park in Kennewick. More than 3,500 kids from Kennewick and Prosser schools are expected to attend the two-day event. Students release salmon they have raised in the classroom, then learn about different salmon, their ecosystems, predators and life cycle. (Associated Press)
Inside the issue: Cottonwood Elementary fifth-graders Joey Chavez, left, and Catherine Holmes play inside a tribal-themed sockeye salmon at Salmon Summit 2013 on Tuesday at Columbia Park in Kennewick. More than 3,500 kids from Kennewick and Prosser schools are expected to attend the two-day event. Students release salmon they have raised in the classroom, then learn about different salmon, their ecosystems, predators and life cycle. (Associated Press)

 

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