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Fishing, environmental groups sue over Umpqua River dam

A coalition of environmental and fishing groups are suing a water district in southern Oregon over an aging, privately owned dam that they say hinders the passage of struggling salmon populations in the pristine North Umpqua River.

Governors band together for salmon, orcas after federal plan falls flat

The governors of Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana have announced a regional collaboration on salmon recovery in the Columbia River Basin that includes strategies for the states to engage with tribal nations and federal agencies and address the concerns of communities who depend on the river.

Cooked salmon: Climate change, dams contribute to lethal habitat

The Columbia and Snake rivers have been providing sustenance throughout the northwest since man first inhabited the region – first directly via the salmon that swim through their waters, then through irrigation and power generated by those waters.

Salmon anglers netting better returns of sockeye and chinook

Anglers in the Tri-Cities area set a harvest record for sockeye this month as the fish passed through en route to spawning areas in British Columbia. Upper Columbia anglers have picked up the action and are having a ball catching the delicious red-meated fish.