Stories tagged: salmon
Thu., May 26, 2016
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.
Wed., May 25, 2016
The Reardan High School Ag Leadership class staged a debate on Columbia River salmon and dams to win a state competition this month at the Washington Future Farmers of America …
Sat., May 14, 2016
As negotiations continue, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife temporarily closed recreational and non-tribal commercial salmon fishing in Puget Sound this month after the state and tribes failed to …
Wed., May 11, 2016
Washington and Oregon on Thursday announced a new look for the popular Buoy 10 late-summer salmon season at the mouth of the Columbia River: Only adipose fin-clipped hatchery chinook will …
Tue., May 10, 2016
One of the biggest players in East Coast salmon farming has announced plans to acquire one of the largest seafood processors in Alaska. Officials with Cooke Aquaculture said they have …
Thu., May 5, 2016
Washington anglers are protesting an unprecedented shutdown of the Puget Sound salmon fishing season.
UPDATED: Wed., May 4, 2016
A federal judge in Oregon says a massive habitat restoration effort doesn’t do enough to improve Northwest salmon runs.
Thu., April 28, 2016
A final round of negotiations between the state and tribal fishery managers has failed to end in an agreement on whether to allow salmon fishing in Puget Sound.
Thu., April 21, 2016
The federal government has added several populations of economically important food fish, including stocks of salmon and flounder, to its list of fish stocks that are being subjected to overfishing.
Mon., April 18, 2016
The Spokane Tribe of Indians has received $200,000 to study whether salmon would thrive above Grand Coulee and Chief Joseph dams.
Wed., April 6, 2016
Endangered salmon blocked for nearly a century from hundreds of miles of the Klamath River in Oregon and California are expected to return en masse under unusual agreements signed Wednesday …
Tue., April 5, 2016
Elevate your salmon game with this new go-to guide
Tue., March 15, 2016
State, federal and tribal officials are considering closing all salmon fishing off the Washington and northern Oregon coasts in 2016 to protect weak runs of wild coho.
Thu., March 10, 2016
State officials are considering limiting anglers at Buoy 10 at the mouth of the Columbia River to one salmon per day in 2016 in an attempt to keep fishing open …
Wed., March 9, 2016
Unlike the “debaters” we’ve come to know on TV, a Reardan High School class is tackling natural resource issues without attempting to persuade, promote or ridicule. The students are researching …
Thu., March 3, 2016
Reardan High School students will be in Portland on Tuesday to give a presentation at the Bonneville Power Administration about reintroducing salmon above Grand Coulee Dam.
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016
Idaho and Washington have conflicting state laws that demonstrate how people separated by a border – even fishermen and biologists – can be ruled by opposing beliefs. Anglers continue to …
Tue., Feb. 2, 2016
House panel considers plan to reintroduce salmon in the upper columbia
Sat., Jan. 16, 2016
Funding of chinook, coho and steelhead fish hatchery programs throughout the Columbia River Basin is being challenged by wild fish advocates who contend that hatchery fish adversely affect struggling native …
Tue., Jan. 5, 2016
The Coeur d’Alene Tribe is carving a canoe out of an ancient cedar log. Tribal members will paddle it down the Spokane and Columbia rivers this summer for a rendezvous …
Tue., Nov. 24, 2015
An environmental assessment for a proposed oil-by-rail terminal in Vancouver, Washington says the project could have negative consequences for salmon and other fish in the Columbia River.
Wed., Oct. 7, 2015
A flotilla of about 150 boats left the Wawawai Landing near Colton on Saturday to demonstrate for removal of four dams on the lower Snake River.
Wed., Aug. 26, 2015
Adam Hegsted took first place in the recent Swap Meat for Alaska Seafood recipe contest for professional chefs. His Alaska Salmon Osso Bucco took the top $2,500 prize in the …
Wed., July 29, 2015
The first sockeye salmon has completed its 900-mile migration to Redfish Lake Creek near Stanley.
Sun., July 26, 2015
John Whalen says issues related to conserving native fish species dominated much of his work during 16 years as regional fisheries manager in Spokane. “There’s a lot going on,” he …
Wed., July 15, 2015
The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of individuals who vandalized a tribal fishing boat.
Sun., July 12, 2015
Drought and record hot weather are producing lethal conditions for salmon and trout in rivers across the West. A recent survey released Wednesday of the lower reaches of 54 rivers …
Tue., June 9, 2015
Federal authorities have released a final recovery plan for the Snake River’s sockeye salmon runs, which teetered on the brink of extinction in the 1990s. Only a handful of sockeye …
Mon., June 8, 2015
Federal authorities have released their final recovery plan for Snake River sockeye salmon, a species that teetered on the brink of extinction in the early 1990s.
Thu., May 14, 2015
How long does it take for salmon to travel from Bonneville Dam to Idaho? Joe DuPont, Idaho Fish and Game regional fisheries manager in Lewiston, looked at data and came …