Stories tagged: Columbia River
Fri., June 4, 2010
Conservation and fishermen’s groups are suing the Washington State Department of Ecology to allow more water over dams along the Columbia and Snake rivers to protect salmon and steelhead.
Mon., May 17, 2010
YAKIMA – Chance Fiander breaks into a sprint across the Columbia River’s rocky bank, pulls a fishing pole from its holder and gives it a good yank. Moments later, he …
Wed., Feb. 24, 2010, 5:53 p.m.
February is reputed to be prime time for catching the biggest walleyes in the Columbia River, and this year is no exception.
Mon., Nov. 23, 2009, 1:29 p.m.
A federal judge in Portland says he wants an end soon to 15 years of litigation over imperiled salmon and dams in the Columbia River system.
Mon., Oct. 19, 2009, 9:50 a.m.
The ferry that provides vehicle service across Lake Roosevelt north of Wilbur is returning to service today at noon after a leak was discovered last week.
Sat., Oct. 10, 2009
The state-operated ferry across the Columbia River at Keller has been shut down because of a hull leak, disrupting travel between Lincoln and Ferry counties and the Colville Indian Reservation. …
Fri., Oct. 9, 2009, 3:18 p.m.
The state-operated ferry across the Columbia River at Keller has been shut down due to a hull leak, disrupting travel between Lincoln County and Ferry County and the Colville Indian …
Mon., Sept. 28, 2009, 6:15 p.m.
A huge run of steelhead has prompted the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife to open the Upper Columbia and five tributaries to steelhead fishing starting Tuesday.
Wed., Sept. 16, 2009
WASHINGTON – In a case closely followed by environmental and business interests, a rewritten plan for restoring endangered and threatened wild salmon runs on the Columbia and Snake rivers in …
Sun., Sept. 6, 2009
Record steelhead counts over Bonneville Dam in mid-August could bode well for Deschutes River anglers over the next few weeks, Oregon biologists say. To reach the Deschutes and other upstream …
Sun., Aug. 30, 2009
It is game on right now for an estimated 5.1 million pink salmon that are flooding into Puget Sound. “The pinks are as thick as fleas, and there are clearly …
Sat., July 18, 2009
A Canadian smelter has agreed to clean up a beach near Northport, Wash., that’s become a symbol for a century’s worth of pollution dumped into the Columbia River. Black Sand …
Mon., July 6, 2009, 11:15 a.m.
A man drowned while swimming with friends in the Columbia River near Bridgeport sometime late Friday or early Saturday, the Douglas County Sheriff’s office reported.
Wed., May 13, 2009, 11:35 a.m.
The Obama administration will spend $26.6 million in economic stimulus money to complete a project to deepen 103 miles of the Columbia River.
Sat., March 28, 2009, 5:39 p.m.
The buzz of an electric alarm clock, the sweet heat of the shower, steam rising from a coffee mug. All over the Northwest, people start their day with energy from …
Sun., March 22, 2009
While not on the magnitude of the net-pen escapes from last year, the Colville Tribe is keeping the trout spigot open at Lake Rufus Woods. About 2,000 triploid rainbows averaging …
Sun., March 15, 2009
State fisheries biologists say a huge Columbia River spring chinook run should deliver healthy returns of 18,500 salmon to the Wind, Little White Salmon and Klickitat rivers of the Columbia …
Tue., Feb. 3, 2009, 2:38 p.m.
Workers at the nation’s most contaminated nuclear site are removing a leak-prone basin located just 400 yards from the Columbia River.
Sun., Jan. 25, 2009
Last year’s outrageously good fishing has toned down to simply good fishing for porky rainbows in the Columbia River waters of Lake Rufus Woods. Tens of thousands of trout that …