Stories tagged: salmon
Mon., July 4, 2016, 1:50 p.m.
Water managers have started releasing more cold water from a reservoir in northern Idaho for endangered Snake River sockeye salmon following a year where 99 percent of the run died …
Mon., July 4, 2016, 9:27 a.m.
The Nez Perce Tribe is suing the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest over claims that its large-scale timber sale and rehabilitation project violates federal environmental laws.
Mon., June 27, 2016, 12:01 p.m.
Federal appeals judges say the state of Washington has violated the treaty rights of tribes to fish by building and maintaining large pipes that allow streams to pass beneath roads …
Tue., June 21, 2016, 10:10 p.m.
Raw or cooked, green onions – with their hollow green stalks and solid white bases – lend a little bit of a bite to all kinds of dishes.
Sat., June 18, 2016, 7:29 p.m.
Paddlers from the Colville, Coeur d’Alene, Spokane, Kootenai and Kalispel tribes arrived in dugout canoes at Kettle Falls on Friday after making journeys similar to the trips their ancestors might …
Sat., June 18, 2016, 10:39 a.m.
Sockeye salmon have been surging into the Columbia River in record numbers.
Mon., June 13, 2016, 10:02 a.m.
The Colville Confederated Tribes’ dugout canoe was getting some adjustments Sunday night on a beach near the confluence of the Spokane and Columbia rivers. The cedar canoe was made in …
Thu., June 9, 2016, 12:13 p.m.
The Coeur d’Alene Tribe is taking a hiatus today from its canoe journey to Kettle Falls. Repairs are being done to the 35-foot dugout cedar canoe, which had some minor …
Sat., May 28, 2016
These activists continue to peddle a demonstrably false fish tale: that solar power and other renewables could replace the reliable carbon-free energy produced by the Snake River dams.
Thu., May 26, 2016, 3:46 p.m.
The first attempt to delist one of the 13 species of Columbia Basin salmon and steelhead protected under the Endangered Species Act has been denied by federal authorities.
Wed., May 25, 2016, 1:09 p.m.
The Reardan High School Ag Leadership class staged a debate on Columbia River salmon and dams to win a state competition this month at the Washington Future Farmers of America …
Sat., May 14, 2016, 1:01 p.m.
As negotiations continue, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife temporarily closed recreational and non-tribal commercial salmon fishing in Puget Sound this month after the state and tribes failed to …
Wed., May 11, 2016, 3:24 p.m.
Washington and Oregon on Thursday announced a new look for the popular Buoy 10 late-summer salmon season at the mouth of the Columbia River: Only adipose fin-clipped hatchery chinook will …
Tue., May 10, 2016, 1:51 p.m.
One of the biggest players in East Coast salmon farming has announced plans to acquire one of the largest seafood processors in Alaska. Officials with Cooke Aquaculture said they have …
Thu., May 5, 2016, 12:51 p.m.
Washington anglers are protesting an unprecedented shutdown of the Puget Sound salmon fishing season.
UPDATED: Wed., May 4, 2016, 5:51 p.m.
A federal judge in Oregon says a massive habitat restoration effort doesn’t do enough to improve Northwest salmon runs.
Thu., April 28, 2016, 11:37 a.m.
A final round of negotiations between the state and tribal fishery managers has failed to end in an agreement on whether to allow salmon fishing in Puget Sound.
Thu., April 21, 2016, 9:56 a.m.
The federal government has added several populations of economically important food fish, including stocks of salmon and flounder, to its list of fish stocks that are being subjected to overfishing.
Mon., April 18, 2016, 5:21 p.m.
The Spokane Tribe of Indians has received $200,000 to study whether salmon would thrive above Grand Coulee and Chief Joseph dams.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 2:41 p.m.
Endangered salmon blocked for nearly a century from hundreds of miles of the Klamath River in Oregon and California are expected to return en masse under unusual agreements signed Wednesday …
Tue., April 5, 2016, 4 p.m.
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Tue., March 15, 2016, 8:02 a.m.
State, federal and tribal officials are considering closing all salmon fishing off the Washington and northern Oregon coasts in 2016 to protect weak runs of wild coho.
Thu., March 10, 2016, 9:04 a.m.
State officials are considering limiting anglers at Buoy 10 at the mouth of the Columbia River to one salmon per day in 2016 in an attempt to keep fishing open …
Wed., March 9, 2016, 4:32 p.m.
Unlike the “debaters” we’ve come to know on TV, a Reardan High School class is tackling natural resource issues without attempting to persuade, promote or ridicule. The students are researching …
Thu., March 3, 2016, 12:41 p.m.
Reardan High School students will be in Portland on Tuesday to give a presentation at the Bonneville Power Administration about reintroducing salmon above Grand Coulee Dam.
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, 1:15 p.m.
Idaho and Washington have conflicting state laws that demonstrate how people separated by a border – even fishermen and biologists – can be ruled by opposing beliefs. Anglers continue to …
Tue., Feb. 2, 2016, 5:35 p.m.
House panel considers plan to reintroduce salmon in the upper columbia
Sat., Jan. 16, 2016, 3:19 p.m.
Funding of chinook, coho and steelhead fish hatchery programs throughout the Columbia River Basin is being challenged by wild fish advocates who contend that hatchery fish adversely affect struggling native …
Tue., Jan. 5, 2016, 1:03 p.m.
The Coeur d’Alene Tribe is carving a canoe out of an ancient cedar log. Tribal members will paddle it down the Spokane and Columbia rivers this summer for a rendezvous …
Tue., Nov. 24, 2015, 1:24 p.m.
An environmental assessment for a proposed oil-by-rail terminal in Vancouver, Washington says the project could have negative consequences for salmon and other fish in the Columbia River.