Stories tagged: salmon
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 11:56 a.m.
Oregon’s Deschutes River saw a large number of native sockeye salmon return to its waters in 2016. A total of 536 sockeye salmon returned to a complex of hydroelectric dams …
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 1:09 p.m.
The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission will meet here Friday to make its decision on the Columbia River salmon management reforms.
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 10:42 a.m.
Salmon advocates are asking a judge to bar the federal government from making substantial investments to Snake River dams until a five-year review of the hydro system is complete.
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017, 9:30 a.m.
Sheet-pan salmon suppers take minutes to make, and yet the healthy fats in salmon are filling
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 8:37 p.m.
Salmon and steelhead anglers in the Columbia River would pay 69 percent more in fees under the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife’s final hunting and fishing license increase proposals …
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 9:06 a.m.
Authorities say an east-central Idaho snowmobiler has been found dead in a mountainous area northwest of Salmon.
Sun., Dec. 25, 2016, 7:03 p.m.
An Idaho woman who prosecutors say caused her baby daughter to overdose on methamphetamine has been sentenced to a dozen years in prison.
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 8:59 a.m.
The Washington and Oregon fish and wildlife commissions will decide in the next two months whether to implement fully in 2017 the biggest overhaul of Columbia River salmon policies in …
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016, 6:59 p.m.
About 200 people turned out in Spokane for an open house to discuss dam operations on the Lower Snake River. A federal judge ordered a review of the dams’ impacts …
Sun., Nov. 13, 2016, 2:30 a.m.
FISHERIES – Court-ordered federal public meetings are coming to the region next week, partly to explore the potential for eliminating four lower Snake River dams to boost survival of endangered …
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 6:31 p.m.
Restoring healthy populations of wild salmon and steelhead to the Snake River basin could take 50 to 100 years, and will require improvements in survival rates for young fish migrating …
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 11:44 a.m.
Federal officials say changes in how dams on the Snake and Columbia rivers are operated are needed to improve migratory conditions for protected runs of Snake River chinook salmon and …
Sat., Oct. 22, 2016
The claim is that we can have either salmon restoration or we can have carbon-free energy, but not both. This is a false choice.
Fri., Sept. 30, 2016, 11:05 a.m.
People will across the region will have a chance to weigh in on a controverisal proposal to remove the four Lower Snake River dams this fall as three federal agencies …
Wed., Sept. 14, 2016, 4:16 p.m.
More sockeye salmon returned to Idaho’s Snake River basin this year, thanks to cooler weather in July and strategic water releases to help the endangered fish.
Fri., Sept. 2, 2016, 11:58 a.m.
The killing of cormorants on the Columbia River to protect steelhead and salmon can continue despite a federal judge’s ruling that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers should have considered …
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016, 6:29 p.m.
About 35 percent of this year’s Snake River sockeye salmon run hasn’t shown up at Lower Granite Dam, and the fish are probably dead, the Army Corps of Engineers said …
Wed., Aug. 17, 2016, 11:19 p.m.
BREMERTON, Wash. – Chum salmon appear to have a cockroach-like resistance to pollution. Scientists at Washington State University’s stormwater research center in Puyallup recently made the surprising discovery that chum …
Mon., Aug. 15, 2016, 11:45 a.m.
Hot water is killing salmon in the reservoirs behind Columbia and Snake river dams, and the federal government must take action to prevent future die-offs of the Northwest’s iconic fish, …
Sat., July 16, 2016, 7:08 a.m.
Eastern Oregon officials and the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation are working to remove a dam on the lower Umatilla River that for years has caused problems for …
Mon., July 4, 2016, 1:50 p.m.
Water managers have started releasing more cold water from a reservoir in northern Idaho for endangered Snake River sockeye salmon following a year where 99 percent of the run died …
Mon., July 4, 2016, 9:27 a.m.
The Nez Perce Tribe is suing the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest over claims that its large-scale timber sale and rehabilitation project violates federal environmental laws.
Mon., June 27, 2016, 12:01 p.m.
Federal appeals judges say the state of Washington has violated the treaty rights of tribes to fish by building and maintaining large pipes that allow streams to pass beneath roads …
Tue., June 21, 2016, 10:10 p.m.
Raw or cooked, green onions – with their hollow green stalks and solid white bases – lend a little bit of a bite to all kinds of dishes.
Sat., June 18, 2016, 7:29 p.m.
Paddlers from the Colville, Coeur d’Alene, Spokane, Kootenai and Kalispel tribes arrived in dugout canoes at Kettle Falls on Friday after making journeys similar to the trips their ancestors might …
Sat., June 18, 2016, 10:39 a.m.
Sockeye salmon have been surging into the Columbia River in record numbers.
Mon., June 13, 2016, 10:02 a.m.
The Colville Confederated Tribes’ dugout canoe was getting some adjustments Sunday night on a beach near the confluence of the Spokane and Columbia rivers. The cedar canoe was made in …
Thu., June 9, 2016, 12:13 p.m.
The Coeur d’Alene Tribe is taking a hiatus today from its canoe journey to Kettle Falls. Repairs are being done to the 35-foot dugout cedar canoe, which had some minor …
Sat., May 28, 2016
These activists continue to peddle a demonstrably false fish tale: that solar power and other renewables could replace the reliable carbon-free energy produced by the Snake River dams.
Thu., May 26, 2016, 3:46 p.m.
The first attempt to delist one of the 13 species of Columbia Basin salmon and steelhead protected under the Endangered Species Act has been denied by federal authorities.