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Courts, Public TV focus on Columbia River salmon

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FISHERIES -- In addition to the spring chinook fishing seasons underway, Columbia and Snake river salmon are the focus of three other notable events:

  • On Sunday, national PBS Nature series will broadcast Salmon: Running the Gauntlet.
  • Better yet, on Wednesday, Salmon: Running the Gauntlet will be shown in Spokane during a special event featuring the film's maker, Steven Norton of Boise, 7 p.m., at the Caterina Winery, 905 N. Washington St. The event is free but RSVPs appreciated.  Contact Sam Mace, 747-2030 or
  • On May 9, U.S. District Judge James Redden of Portland, Ore., will hold oral arguments on a lawsuit over the iconic fish that dates back to 1994.

A column by Rocky Barker of the Idaho Statesman takes a timely look at salmon.

Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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