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The congresswoman said in an interview before the legislation passed Wednesday the goal is to increase access to renewable energy by making it easier to build and re-license dams.
FISHERIES -- The Memory of Fish, a film about the effort leading to dam removal and restoration of Washington's Elwha River, will be screened at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 9, at the Magic Lantern Theatre in Spokane. American Rivers and award-winning filmmaker Jennifer Galvin...
Idaho officials have approved spending $3 million to help pay for a federal study to increase the height of three dams on the Boise River.
FISHING -- An update on the potential for reintroducing chinook to the Columbia River upstream from Chief Joseph will be presented Tuesday during the Northwest Power and Conservation Council meeting at the Davenport Hotel in Spokane. The council, which, in part, helps direct hydropower ratepayer...
Conservation groups calling for removal of four lower Snake River Dams are organizing the third annual Free the Snake Flotilla on Friday and Saturday based out of Chief Timothy State Park at Clarkston, Washington.
The selflessness, indeed the bravery, of our fellow Houstonians, who come through yet again when they’re challenged by Mother Nature’s fickle moods, has become a Bayou City trademark.
RIVERS – Wild fish and conservation groups calling for removal of Snake River Dams are organizing the third annual Free the Snake Flotilla on Sept. 8-9 based out of Chief Timothy State Park at Clarkston, Washington. Sam Mace of Save our Wild Salmon said she...
H.R. 3144 would effectively overturn the court ruling and rubber-stamp the government’s previous inadequate and illegal plan.
Inland Power supports our legislators in their effort to save the dams and protect our natural, renewable and affordable energy source.
Three Tri-City-area utilities are supporting federal legislation that would override a federal court decision to save Snake River Dams.
Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in Congress aimed at saving the Snake River dams in Washington state.
RIVERS – Unusually large amounts of woody debris flushed out of the tributaries continues to clog the Snake River behind its dams causing problems for boaters and death to some salmon and steelhead. Last week, boaters in the Lewiston area couldn't safely launch on the...
Even with the Walla Walla River running high and milk-chocolate brown in mid-April, a couple of anglers casting crawdad jigs from a raft were hooking not-so-small smallmouth bass in the 2- to 4-pound range in nearly every significant pocket of soft, shallow shoreline water they could find.
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 at Boyer Park and Marina.
RIVERS -- 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, May 20, at Boyer Park and Marina.
RESERVOIRS -- Spring runoff is picking up, especially in the mountains of Canada, and Columbia River dam managers have begun refilling Lake Roosevelt more than a foot a day. The elevation of Lake Roosevelt behind Grand Coulee Dam was 1234.90 feet above sea level at...
The winter’s heavy snowpack gave a boost to Avista Corp.’s first quarter earnings, filling reservoirs with water for hydroelectric generation.