Stories tagged: salmon
Fri., Sept. 6, 2019, 6 a.m.
The Salmon Cannon, an invention of Seattle-based Whooshh Innovations, will debut to the public on the Columbia River on Tuesday.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 5, 2019, 6:11 p.m.
Federal scientists said Thursday they are monitoring a new ocean heat wave off the U.S. West Coast, a development that could badly disrupt marine life including salmon, whales and sea …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 30, 2019, 6:27 p.m.
More than 1,100 sea lions could be killed annually along a stretch of the Columbia River on the Oregon-Washington border to boost faltering populations of salmon and steelhead. Experts say …
Wed., Aug. 28, 2019
California fishermen are reporting one of the best salmon fishing seasons in years, thanks to heavy rain and snow that ended the state’s historic drought.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019, 6:42 p.m.
Add salmon to the list of species affected by Alaska’s blistering summer temperatures, including the hottest July on record.
Thu., Aug. 22, 2019, 2:25 p.m.
The Colville Tribes plan to release 30 more salmon into the Upper Columbia River on Friday. It’s the third release in as many weeks.
Fri., Aug. 16, 2019, 5 a.m.
More than a viral sensation, the Salmon Cannon could bring the species back to the Upper Columbia after 90 years
The Salmon Cannon, born in the apple fields of Eastern Washington, is a key component of the Colville Confederated Tribes’ plans to reintroduce salmon to the Upper Columbia River and, …
Fri., Aug. 16, 2019
If all stakeholders would work together, just imagine the economic benefit and cultural resurgence the Pacific Northwest would experience if we return to the wild salmon and steelhead populations of …
Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 6 a.m.
The public is invited to attend a series of committee meetings comprised of members of the Washington and Oregon fish and wildlife commissions to discuss the next steps in the …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 9, 2019, 8:56 p.m.
While rain and wind scrubbed the air of wildfire smoke, members of the Colville Confederated Tribes released 30 salmon into the Columbia River upstream of the Chief Joseph Dam on …
Fri., Aug. 2, 2019, 9:37 p.m.
The federal government is adding several stocks of fish to its list of overfished species, including a pair of salmon that is popular with seafood fans.
Fri., July 19, 2019, 6 a.m.
Cowiche Creek is a good place to start when it comes to salmon and steelhead success stories in the Yakima Basin.
Fri., July 12, 2019
Years of campaigning have painted it as a simple choice: those who favor salmon should support breaching the lower Snake River dams and those who favor lower power prices and …
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 4:40 p.m.
Idaho Gov. Brad Little says a salmon and steelhead recovery workgroup he formed should focus on achievable goals that can bolster the state’s struggling fish populations. Little on Friday also …
Sat., June 22, 2019, 4 a.m.
Restaurants could be among the first places in the U.S. to serve genetically modified salmon. The fish eggs by AquaBounty recently arrived in the U.S. after years of regulatory hurdles.
Mon., June 10, 2019, 6 a.m.
Next time you’re visiting Seattle’s downtown waterfront and gazing out across Elliott Bay toward the majestic Olympic Mountains, look down. You might see a shoal of silvery baby salmon, each …
Sun., June 2, 2019, 6 a.m.
On May 23, the Colville Tribes celebrated salmon in a ceremony that dates back at least 13,000 years.
Wed., May 22, 2019, 7 p.m.
Colville Tribe nets 28 pounds female northern pike in the Sanpoil River, 17 miles from Grand Coulee Dam.
Northern Pike continued to make their slow, steady advance down the Columbia River system this spring.
UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019, 10:12 p.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee adds $175 million to transportation spending on culverts to satisfy a federal court order.
UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019, 12:49 p.m.
Despite calls for veto, state operating budget has money to study effects of possible breaching of Snake River dams.
Wed., May 15, 2019, 5 a.m.
Neighbors and an Idaho environmental group are concerned that a proposed development on Wolf Lodge Bay in Coeur d’Alene could damage Kokanee salmon spawning beds, hurt the annual bald eagle …
UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019, 3:43 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene Tribe, Spokane Trout Unlimited working to restore Hangman Creek, return salmon to their native waters
In a long steel container hundreds of salmon fry flit about in coordinated flight. Above them 10 volunteers from the Spokane chapter of Trout Unlimited peer at the tiny fish, …
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.
UPDATED: Thu., May 2, 2019, 9:50 p.m.
Washington faces a federal court order to fix under-roadway pipes that block migrating fish by 2030, but a budget passed by lawmakers puts the state at risk of missing the …
UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019, 4:53 p.m.
Washington will lead an as-yet undefined process exploring how to help farmers, shippers, utilities and others if the four lower Snake River dams were removed to help recover threatened chinook …
Tue., April 30, 2019, 11:43 a.m.
The state budget approved this week includes $750,000 to study the impacts of the possible breaching of four Snake River dams to help salmon recovery.
Thu., April 25, 2019, 6 a.m.
Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson flirted with backing the removal of the four lower Snake River dams during a conference here on salmon recovery Tuesday.
Sun., April 21, 2019, 6 a.m.
Spring chinook managers and anglers find themselves in a familiar position, wondering if the meager counts of fish passing Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River signal a late run, a …
UPDATED: Sun., March 31, 2019, 10:55 p.m.
The crew of the Bell M. Shimada hauled in the net, long as a football field and teeming with life. Scientists, off the coast of Washington for a week on …
Thu., March 21, 2019, 4:30 a.m.
Separate inquiries find exposure of fish to air after being landed has little impact on their survival and reproductive odds.