Stories tagged: salmon
Tue., June 13, 2017, 8:41 a.m.
Idaho fisheries managers pulled the plug on spring fishing in the Clearwater Basin on Monday after giving the beleaguered season a brief second life.
Thu., June 1, 2017, 12:52 p.m.
Suction dredge mining could be permanently banned from Western Oregon’s wild salmon habitat under a bill that has passed the Oregon House.
Thu., May 18, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
The Snake River Family Festival, with free food, family activities, music and information booths on the importance of dams to the region, will be presented 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday …
Tue., May 2, 2017, 9:39 a.m.
A federal agency that plans to build a new Yellowstone River dam and bypass channel meant to save an endangered fish only has about half the money needed for construction.
Fri., April 14, 2017, 11:54 a.m.
The U.S. Army of Corps of Engineers say they will continue to kill cormorant sea birds known to heavily reduce the Columbia River’s salmon population for a third year.
Wed., April 12, 2017, 10:05 a.m.
Oregon officials say there will be no salmon fishing at the southern Oregon coast this year.
Tue., April 11, 2017, 1:30 p.m.
Some Northwest Indian tribes would be allowed to kill a limited number of sea lions that prey on endangered salmon in the Columbia River under a bill introduced in Congress.
Thu., April 6, 2017, 12:20 p.m.
Fishing and conservation groups are threatening to sue the Oregon Department of Forestry, alleging it has failed to reform logging practices in the Tillamook and Clatsop state forests that harm …
Wed., April 5, 2017, 1:17 p.m.
Juvenile salmon and steelhead migrating out of the Columbia River Basin in unusually high flows this year face a potentially lethal problem in spillways at dams where increased nitrogen in …
UPDATED: Tue., March 28, 2017, 8:55 p.m.
One of the best things about this dish is how easily it comes together.
Mon., March 27, 2017, 6:55 p.m.
A federal judge in Oregon says that beginning next year, the government must spill more water from dams on the lower Columbia and Snake rivers to improve the chances that …
Tue., March 21, 2017, 9:12 a.m.
Fisheries officials are hopeful they can mitigate the loss of 600,000 spring chinook fry at the Kooskia National Fish Hatchery but are anxious over the fate of 1.4 million juvenile …
Mon., March 20, 2017, 11:19 a.m.
The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission backed off its Columbia River standoff with Washington when it met Friday in Corvallis.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 8:54 a.m.
Idaho’s chinook fishing season will open on some rivers April 22.
Sat., March 18, 2017, 6 a.m.
Commissioned as public art when the Spokane Public Library moved to its building with a view over the Spokane Falls, this poem by Sherman Alexie honors the falls, and their …
Thu., March 9, 2017, 5:51 p.m.
The name snxw meneɂ (sin-HOO-men-huh) means “salmon people” in the Salish tongue spoken by the tribe. The island had previously been known as Cannon, and Crystal, Island.
Sun., March 5, 2017, 3:14 p.m.
The $500 million spent annually on habitat restoration projects and improvements are helping salmon, steelhead and other wildlife in the Columbia River Basin, federal agencies responsible for operating 14 federal …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 10:24 p.m.
Environmental and fishing groups sued the federal government on Thursday as they seek cooler water for salmon in the Columbia River system. The lawsuit was filed in federal court in …
Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, 8:36 a.m.
When Washington’s congressional delegation pressured U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker into signing a disaster declaration for the state’s commercial salmon fishery, local fishermen were hopeful those funds would be making …
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 10:36 a.m.
A supporter of keeping four giant dams on the lower Snake River calls it “ironic” that dozens of fishing companies and environmental groups are asking President Donald Trump to take …
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 11:56 a.m.
Oregon’s Deschutes River saw a large number of native sockeye salmon return to its waters in 2016. A total of 536 sockeye salmon returned to a complex of hydroelectric dams …
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 1:09 p.m.
The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission will meet here Friday to make its decision on the Columbia River salmon management reforms.
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 10:42 a.m.
Salmon advocates are asking a judge to bar the federal government from making substantial investments to Snake River dams until a five-year review of the hydro system is complete.
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017, 9:30 a.m.
Sheet-pan salmon suppers take minutes to make, and yet the healthy fats in salmon are filling
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 8:37 p.m.
Salmon and steelhead anglers in the Columbia River would pay 69 percent more in fees under the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife’s final hunting and fishing license increase proposals …
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 9:06 a.m.
Authorities say an east-central Idaho snowmobiler has been found dead in a mountainous area northwest of Salmon.
Sun., Dec. 25, 2016, 7:03 p.m.
An Idaho woman who prosecutors say caused her baby daughter to overdose on methamphetamine has been sentenced to a dozen years in prison.
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 8:59 a.m.
The Washington and Oregon fish and wildlife commissions will decide in the next two months whether to implement fully in 2017 the biggest overhaul of Columbia River salmon policies in …
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016, 6:59 p.m.
About 200 people turned out in Spokane for an open house to discuss dam operations on the Lower Snake River. A federal judge ordered a review of the dams’ impacts …
Sun., Nov. 13, 2016, 2:30 a.m.
FISHERIES – Court-ordered federal public meetings are coming to the region next week, partly to explore the potential for eliminating four lower Snake River dams to boost survival of endangered …