Stories tagged: bonneville dam
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 2, 2019, 8:58 p.m.
Grain barges are again flowing on the Columbia River after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers fixed a broken lock on the Bonneville Dam sooner than expected.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 11, 2019, 6:04 p.m.
Officials say barges carrying wheat, wood and other goods will remain at a standstill for the rest of the month while workers repair a critical navigation lock at the Bonneville …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019, 7:56 p.m.
One of two ways that Pacific Northwest farmers get their wheat to export in Portland has been shut down after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers stopped barge traffic on …
UPDATED: Fri., May 3, 2019, 5:47 p.m.
Federal authorities have started killing more California sea lions preying on imperiled salmon in the Columbia River below a hydroelectric project on the Oregon-Washington border.
Sun., June 17, 2018, 6 a.m.
There are about 4,500 sea lions in the Columbia River from Bonneville Dam to Astoria, Ore., and they love eating salmon and steelhead.
Fri., July 11, 2014
The growing abundance of sockeye salmon on the Columbia River reached a new milestone this week with passage of another record run at Bonneville Dam. It is the third record-breaking …
Sun., Sept. 15, 2013
FISHING – It’s not a run of fall chinook salmon coming up the Columbia River this season. It’s a stampede. On Friday, the 2013 run topped the record since counting …
Thu., March 15, 2012, 11:49 a.m.
SEATTLE — The federal government has decided it is OK to resume killing California sea lions that eat threatened and endangered salmon at Bonneville Dam.
Tue., Nov. 23, 2010, 11:48 a.m.
Sea lions that have faced death by lethal injection for making banquets of endangered fish in the Columbia River won a reprieve today when a federal appeals court told Oregon …