Stories tagged: Snake River
Mon., March 11, 2019, 6 a.m.
In 1984 a few concerned anglers, worried about the decline of the Henry’s Fork of the Snake River caused by unrestricted cattle grazing along its banks, gathered at a cabin …
Sun., Jan. 27, 2019, 6:47 p.m.
An early forecast by fisheries managers in Idaho suggests a poor outlook for the upcoming chinook salmon season. The Lewiston Tribune reports a group of federal, state and tribal fisheries …
Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, 10:47 a.m.
Federal officials say a program that pays anglers to catch a predator that eats young salmon and steelhead resulted in more than 180,000 northern pikeminnows being caught and killed in …
Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
A short-term agreement over fish passage operations at Snake and Columbia river dams could help researchers determine whether spilling more water there can significantly boost survival of juvenile salmon and …
Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
After decades of arguments and court challenges, a landmark agreement supported by states, tribes and federal agencies is expected to change how water is spilled at Columbia and Lower Snake …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 10:13 p.m.
Under threat of a lawsuit, the Idaho Fish and Game Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to temporarily suspend steelhead fishing on the Snake River, Salmon River and other waterways throughout the …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 3 p.m.
Idaho construction contractors ran into something scary on Halloween as they conducted maintenance repairs on the Idaho 45 bridge over the Snake River: two unexploded military ordnances.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 1, 2018, 12:59 p.m.
There is good and bad news associated with the latest update of projected steelhead returns to the Columbia and Snake rivers.
Sat., Sept. 29, 2018
A rancher caught up in a legal dispute over a strip of public land next to the Snake River is trying to solve the same issue with several other ranchers …
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018
On Saturday, roughly 600 joined in the annual Free the Snake Flotilla, a protest of the four lower Snake River Dams.
Sat., Sept. 8, 2018, 11:17 a.m.
The Idaho Supreme Court has upheld a lower court’s ruling rejecting a request for a new trial by a man convicted of killing his estranged wife and covering up her …
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018, 1:45 p.m.
Responding to poor steelhead numbers, Idaho, Washington and Oregon have slashed daily bag limits on the Snake River and its tributaries.
Sat., Aug. 11, 2018, 1:45 p.m.
The body of a 19-year-old northern Idaho woman has been recovered from the Snake River.
Sat., Aug. 11, 2018, 5 a.m.
Idaho’s imperiled Snake River sockeye run has nearly matched last year’s return but hasn’t paralleled the surprising performance of sockeye that return to the upper Columbia River Basin.
Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
A grieving orca mother pushing her dead child. Her pod mate slowly starving. Spokane-area activists and environmentalists say the drama highlights the political and biological connections between the Columbia River …
Sun., July 8, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
The body of a Garfield County man missing since July 2 was located Saturday in the Snake River in Whitman County.
Sun., July 8, 2018, 11:44 a.m.
A 19-year-old Lewiston, Idaho, man likely will be paralyzed after hitting his head in the Snake River while diving at Hells Gate State Park.
Sat., July 7, 2018, 5:19 p.m.
A 19-year-old Lewiston man likely will be paralyzed after hitting his head in the Snake River on Thursday while diving at Hells Gate State Park.
Wed., June 6, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Key legislative leaders on Wednesday promised to urge Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter to call a special session to resolve a longstanding water battle.
Wed., June 6, 2018, 12:38 p.m.
Idaho officials have identified a body recovered from the Snake River.
Thu., May 31, 2018, 9:28 a.m.
Authorities have recovered the body they believe to be that of a missing Idaho woman.
Tue., May 22, 2018, 3:15 p.m.
Authorities in eastern Idaho have released the name of a woman reported by her husband to have fallen into the Snake River in Idaho Falls nearly two weeks ago.
Sat., May 19, 2018, 9:24 a.m.
Spring chinook counts in the Snake and Columbia rivers are improving after a late start to this year’s run, but fishery managers in Idaho, Oregon and Washington are still unsure …
UPDATED: Mon., May 7, 2018, 3:46 p.m.
The body of a man from Nevada was located Sunday floating in the Snake River near Lewiston.
UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018, 10:52 p.m.
Breaching the four Lower Snake River Dams would require an act of Congress under legislation that passed the U.S. House of Representatives today.
Wed., April 25, 2018, 2 p.m.
The House has approved a bill that would effectively reverse a federal judge’s order to spill water from four Pacific Northwest dams to help migrating salmon reach the Pacific Ocean.
UPDATED: Mon., April 2, 2018, 3:57 p.m.
A U.S. appeals court on Monday affirmed an order to spill more water over Columbia and Snake river dams to help protect salmon and steelhead and aid their migration to …
Mon., April 2, 2018, 6 a.m.
Getting There: Washington’s loneliest road – from Dusty to Dodge – was one of the state’s first highways
On state Highway 127, between Dusty and Dodge – if you can call them that – a handful of silos punctuate a whole lot of rolling wheat fields. That’s about …
Wed., March 28, 2018, 8:06 p.m.
BOISE – Two southeastern Idaho tribes are seeking to intervene in a utility’s attempt to negate an Oregon law requiring fish passage as part of relicensing for a hydroelectric project …
UPDATED: Sat., March 3, 2018, 12:21 p.m.
Fisheries managers should shut down steelhead fishing in the Columbia and Snake river basins to protect a wild run that returns to Idaho’s Clearwater River, according to a conservation group.