Stories tagged: Hanford Reach
Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 1:41 p.m.
Hanford Reach catch rate up slightly
The fishing wasn’t red hot, but anglers averaged 22 hours per chinook for 1.3 salmon per boat on the Hanford Reach of the Columbia River last week. Fishing pressure was …
UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 10:28 p.m.
Zinke recommends no changes to Idaho, Washington monuments
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says that Craters of the Moon National Monument in Idaho and the Hanford Reach National Monument in Washington are no longer under review for possible modification …
Sun., June 4, 2017
No need to review Hanford, other monuments
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said the review is needed “to give state and local communities a meaningful voice in the process.” That happened the first time around. The president’s comments …
UPDATED: Thu., May 11, 2017, 10:43 p.m.
Senators tell Zinke: Hands off the Hanford Reach
U.S. Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell said in a letter to Ryan Zinke, U.S. secretary of the interior, that they oppose any attempt to modify the Hanford Reach National …
Wed., April 26, 2017, 12:26 p.m.
Supporters of Hanford Reach worried about Trump action
Supporters of the Hanford Reach National Monument are concerned about President Donald Trump’s expected review of such natural landmarks.
Mon., Aug. 8, 2016, 11:42 a.m.
Time needed for Hanford ecosystem to recover from fire
Walking across the Hanford Reach National Monument lands that burned in last week’s Range 12 Fire is an otherworldly experience.
Wed., Nov. 11, 2015, 8:25 a.m.
Salmon return to Hanford Reach in record numbers
The federal government says fall chinook salmon are returning to the Hanford Reach section of the Columbia River in record-setting numbers.
Wed., Oct. 28, 2015, 1:57 p.m.
Salmon anglers can cash in on Hanford Reach broodstock project
The 2015 fall chinook run has made a splash in the record books and if that wasn’t enough, the fishing season in the Hanford Reach is ending with a chance …
Sun., Aug. 16, 2015
Out & About: Chronic Wasting Disease’s gradual spread worries wildlife biologists
OUTLOOK – As Chronic Wasting Disease, a fatal and contagious disease that can spread slowly among a deer or elk herd, is discovered in more whitetails in Missouri, wildlife biologists …
Thu., Sept. 11, 2014
Landers: Record run should give all anglers shot at a king
The curtain has opened on the last act in the Columbia River system’s “Year of the Salmon.” The performance began with good returns of spring chinook followed by this summer’s …
Sun., Oct. 6, 2013
Anglers tapping record run of king salmon this season
Four lucky anglers found their way to the Ringold Springs boat launch in the pre-dawn darkness last week and used flashlights to find their fishing guide. They’d booked a salmon …
Sun., Feb. 24, 2013
Out & About: Record fall chinook run forecast for Hanford Reach
OUTRUN – A potential record run of fall chinook salmon is forecast for the Hanford Reach of the Columbia River. The preliminary estimate released by the Washington Department of Fish …
Sun., Aug. 19, 2012
Frankly, it’s tough to beat our state
Go ahead and talk to me about your trek to Turkey, your bike tour of Belgium, your adventure through the Alps. But I have a question for you: Have you …