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September 19, 2019

CBB: Columbia/Snake Steelhead runs downgraded again, so far only 25 percent of average; Idaho considers closing fishing, other states would follow

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September 19, 2019 The number of summer steelhead forecasted to pass Bonneville Dam and travel into the Snake and Clearwater rivers was downgraded for the third time this month. The U.S. v Oregon Technical Advisory Committee, which monitors fish runs, and… Read More
September 19, 2019

CBB: NOAA Fisheries proposes expanding critical habitat for killer whales from Washington to California; New details on eating Columbia River fish

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September 19, 2019 NOAA Fisheries is proposing to expand critical habitat for Southern Resident killer whales along the West Coast, based on information about their coastal range and habitat use. The proposal would extend critical habitat for the whales along… Read More
September 16, 2019

The Oregonian: Columbia River barge passage to be closed for over 2 more weeks, authorities say

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September 12, 2019 By The Associated Press Huge 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 Dam on the Columbia River. The locks will… Read More
September 11, 2019

The Lens: Stakeholders to weigh in on Snake River dam removal

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September 10, 2019 By TJ Martinell As federal agencies continue work on a new environmental impact statement for the lower Snake River dams, Washington state is preparing a new stakeholder process with meetings planned in December. As the U.S. Army Corps of… Read More
September 09, 2019

Idaho Statesmen: Officials downgrade steelhead forecasts as fish return to Snake River in abysmal numbers

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September 8, 2019 By Eric Barker of the Lewiston Morning Tribune Daily fish counts at Lower Granite and Bonneville dams foreshadowed recent moves by state, federal and tribal fisheries managers in the Northwest to downgrade their official forecast for the… Read More
September 05, 2019

KIVI TV: Sockeye returns extremely low, only 81 sockeye salmon have made it to Idaho

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September 4, 2019 By Steve Liebenthal Stanley, Idaho — Redfish Lake in the Sawtooth Mountains has some of the clearest cleanest water in the United States. It was named for the fish that make a nine hundred mile journey to the Pacific Ocean and back. "Redfish… Read More

Sep 4, 2019 - Daily Kos: Endangered orcas' fate is tied to a series of dams 400 miles inland

Sep 4, 2019 - Daily Kos: The politics of starving orcas - Why human folly is killing off an endangered population

Sep 4, 2019 - E&E News: Energy Transitions - Hydropower giant Bonneville Power is going broke

Aug 29, 2019 - CBB: With steelhead forecasted return dropping 27 percent, states extend ban on retention in lower mainstem Columbia River

Aug 29, 2019 - CBB: Who sets water temperature standards for Columbia/Snake Rivers? Arguments heard in ninth circuit

Aug 29, 2019 - KNKX: Lummi Nation mourns lost Southern Resident orcas, renames those remaining

Aug 28, 2019 - First sockeye from Idaho hatchery comes home ⁠— $14M, 6 years and hundreds of thousands of smolts later

Aug 25, 2019 - The Lens: New Analysis on Snake River Dams

Aug 25, 2019 - The Coeur d’Alene Press: Steelhead counts lower than average in Snake River

Aug 18, 2019 - KNKX: 'Hot Water Reports' use government's own data to highlight unsafe conditions for fish

Aug 15, 2019 - Seattle Times: Both orca babies are alive, and all 3 southern resident pods have been spotted in Canadian waters

Aug 15, 2019 - CBB: States Take Steps To Protect ESA-Listed Snake River Steelhead; Deschutes Fishing Closure (Cold Water Refuge), Rolling Closures Up The Columbia

Aug 15, 2019 - CBB: Oregon Study Shows How Increasing Abundance Of ESA-Listed Salmon Can Translate Into A Dollar Value, Deliver Economic Benefits

Aug 15, 2019 - KOMO News: A million salmon could be restored by removing Snake River dams

Aug 13, 2019 - Crosscut: A new film argues Lower Snake dams make life worse for salmon, orcas and everyone in the PNW

Aug 12, 2019 - Tri-City Herald: Up to 300 gallons of oil may have spilled into the Snake River from a leaking dam turbine

Aug 12, 2019 - CBB: Upriver Steelhead Forecasts Down, B-Run 24 Percent Of Average; Idaho Considers Extending Fall Chinook Fishing Areas In Clearwater

Aug 12, 2019 - CBB: Snake River Sockeye Run Lowest In More Than A Decade, Currently 6 Percent Of 10-Year Average

Aug 8, 2019 - Boise Weekly: Salmon Runs in 2019 Expected to Be Lower Than 2017, 2018 

Aug 7, 2019 - Seattle Times: Three southern resident orcas missing, presumed dead

Aug 7, 2019 - KUOW: Orca population drops as 3 more killer whales presumed dead

Aug 7, 2019 - Seattle Times: Where are the salmon and the orcas? Tribe, scientists grapple with unprecedented disappearance in Washington waters  

Aug 5, 2019 - Columbia Basin Bulletin: ECONorthwest releases report on economic tradeoffs of removing Lower Snake River Dams; Northwest Riverpartners Challenge

Aug 5, 2019 - Idaho Statesman: The first sockeye arrives at Redfish, but biologists worry few will follow. Here’s why

Aug 1, 2019 - Idaho Statesman: Idaho fisheries managers forecast poor steelhead return  

Jul 31, 2019 - Gazette-Tribune: In support of salmon recovery, Ecology seeks feedback on proposed rule changes

Jul 31, 2019 - Lewiston Morning Tribune: Study, Breaching dams would pay off

Jul 30, 2019 - Westerly News: First Nations, governments agree to bring salmon back to Upper Columbia River

Jul 29, 2019 - Lewiston Morning Tribune: Tribe, others challenge agreement

Jul 29, 2019 - Columbia Basin Bulletin: Lower Snake River Sockeye Passage: “We have concerns fish are not passing upstream dams at appropriate rates”; Huge shad numbers causing some counting problems

Jul 29, 2019 - Inside Climate News: Global Warming Is Pushing Pacific Salmon to the Brink, Federal Scientists Warn

Jul 29, 2019 - The Spokesman Review: Idaho steelhead forecast remains poor

Jul 25, 2019 - Boise Weekly: The Most Complex Natural Resource Issue In The West, Part 1 of a three-part series on Lower Snake River dam removal

Jul 19, 2019 - CBB: River Managers Clarify Priorities On Using Dworshak’s Cool Water For Salmon Into September; Lower Granite Sockeye Passage Dismal So Far, Only 19 Fish

Jul 16, 2019 - Seattle Times: Mother orca Tahlequah and her dead calf, one year later. How did she change the conversation?

Jul 16, 2019 - Seattle Times: Bonneville, the Northwest’s biggest clean-power supplier, faces promise and perils in changing energy markets

Jul 15, 2019 - Alaska Public Media: Record warm water likely gave Kuskokwim salmon heart attacks

Jul 15, 2019 - CBB: Corps releases Dworshak water to cool Lower Granite tailwater for Salmon; Low sockeye run downgraded by one-third

Jul 15, 2019 - KOMO News: Two southern resident orcas are missing, feared dead

Jul 14, 2019 - Seattle Times: The great salmon mystery, Scientists go to unprecedented lengths to find out where chinook go

Jul 12, 2019 - Hot Water Report 2019 - July 19th

Jul 9, 2019 - Idaho Fish & Game: very few sockeye salmon returning to Idaho

Jul 8, 2019 - HCN: Renegotiating the Columbia River Treaty, six decades later

Jul 3, 2019 - CSM: In Idaho, the plight of salmon spawns an unorthodox proposal 

Jul 3, 2019 - CSM: In Idaho, the plight of salmon spawns an unorthodox proposal 

Jun 28, 2019 - Public News Service: Idaho Governor Assembles Diverse Groups to Plan Salmon Recovery

Jun 28, 2019 - U.S. tribes are being left out of talks over the Columbia River's fate. Why? 

Jun 24, 2019 - Idaho Statesman: Little vows to fight for abundant, sustainable salmon populations through work group

Jun 18, 2019 - MeatEater Conservation: Breach It and They Will Come  

Jun 14, 2019 - CBB: Treaty Fishing To Begin For Summer Chinook, Sockeye; Run Forecasts Down From Last Year’s Actual Returns

Jun 11, 2019 - Out There Outdoors: Reckoning on a River

Jun 5, 2019 - Lewiston Morning Tribune: Spring chinook season comes to close

Jun 4, 2019 - Mountain Journal: Collapse of Salmon And Steelhead A Dam Shame

May 31, 2019 - Seattle Times: Chinook bust on the Columbia: Spring returns worse than forecast on Northwest’s largest river    

May 21, 2019 - Tri-City Herald: Washington governor urged to veto money to study tearing down Lower Snake River dams

May 20, 2019 - Q13 Fox: Endangered orca J17’s health in dramatic decline

May 20, 2019 - KIVITV: Bonneville Power struggles as salmon runs decline, Economists say Snake River Dams are losing money

May 14, 2019 - National Geographic: Two-thirds of the longest rivers no longer flow freely—and it's harming us

May 14, 2019 - Seattle Times: Canada’s new protections for orcas go a little further than new legislation in Washington state    

May 12, 2019 - Inlander: Dammed to Extinction Doc exploring orca survival, Snake River dams comes to Spokane

May 2, 2019 - Lewiston Morning Tribune: Washington OKs $750,000 for dam study

Apr 30, 2019 - OPB: Washington Budget Funds Group To Study Snake River Dam Removal

Apr 30, 2019 - Seattle Times: State budgets $750,000 for outreach over impacts of breaching Lower Snake River dams

Apr 30, 2019 - Crosscut: Can Washington save salmon without removing dams? 

Apr 30, 2019 - The Daily News: Orca advocates join lower Snake River dam removal debate

Apr 30, 2019 - Lewiston Morning Tribune: Rep. Mike Simpson’s talk of mitigating for eventual removal draws mixed reviews from other lawmakers

Apr 30, 2019 - Idaho Statesman: Simpson stops short of calling for dam removal to save salmon. But he is asking, ‘What if?’   

Apr 26, 2019 - OPB: Salmon Conference Calls For Innovative Solutions To Protect Fish

Apr 26, 2019 - Idaho Press: Conservationists, power officials look for common ground over dams, wild salmon

Apr 26, 2019 - Lewiston Morning Tribune: Bringing breaching to the table - Congressman Mike Simpson says he’s determined to see fish runs recovered in his lifetime

Apr 26, 2019 - Idaho Statesman: ‘I want salmon back in Idaho.’ Simpson seeks bold action after $16 billion spent on recovery

Apr 22, 2019 - Crosscut: Will limits on fishing free up salmon for starving orcas?

Apr 22, 2019 - CBB: Salmon Fishing Seasons:Good Opportunities For Coho, Some Restrictions To Protect Low Chinook Returns

Apr 22, 2019 - CBB: Columbia River Springer Fishing Allowed This Weekend; Passage Numbers Low At Bonneville But Improving

Apr 22, 2019 - Seattle Times: Gov. Jay Inslee’s orca-recovery agenda advancing, but billion-dollar funding yet to be seen

Apr 18, 2019 - Inlander: Inslee's Orca Task Force wants to plan now for the potential breaching of four Snake River dams, but there's pushback from some groups 

Apr 17, 2019 - CBB: Two More Days Of Spring Chinook Fishing, But Harvest Managers Wonder If Looking At ‘Really Poor Run’

Apr 17, 2019 - Seattle Times: Restore the Snake River? Stakeholder talks are the right next step    

Apr 17, 2019 - Lewiston Morning Tribune: Conference eyes Andrus-like look at salmon, Organizers hope to bring diverse participants to the table in Boise later this month for discussion

Apr 17, 2019 - Nelson Star: U.S. and Canada continue to talk Columbia River Treaty

Apr 17, 2019 - Vancouver Sun: B.C. in no big rush to conclude Columbia River Treaty talks with U.S.

Apr 17, 2019 - Thomas Reuters Foundation: Roll on, Columbia? U.S. tribes demand seat at river treaty negotiating table

Apr 14, 2019 - Lewiston Morning Tribune: Conference eyes Andrus-like look at salmon

Apr 14, 2019 - TriCity Herald: Trump wants to speed up the Snake River dams decision. Democrats wonder why the rush

Apr 11, 2019 - CBB: NOAA Releases New 2019 BiOp For Columbia Basin Salmon/Steelhead; Includes Flexible Spill 

Apr 11, 2019 - CBB: Two More Days Of Spring Chinook Fishing, But Harvest Managers Wonder If Looking At ‘Really Poor Run’ 

Apr 9, 2019 - Seattle Times: Groups sue to restrict salmon fishing, help Northwest orcas

Apr 9, 2019 - Crosscut: WA lawmakers pass on whale-watching ban aimed at helping orcas

Mar 27, 2019 - Moscow-Pullman Daily News: Idaho salmon, steelhead populations in ‘perilous state’

Mar 21, 2019 - Idaho Mountain Express: Salmon advocates see potential for Snake River dam removal, Economics may demand it

Mar 18, 2019 - Everett Herald Editorial: What look at Snake dams can mean for orcas and us

Mar 18, 2019 - Lewiston Tribune: Columbia River Treaty, What's at stake during negotiation

Mar 15, 2019 - CBB: More Salmon/Steelhead To Columbia River Than Last Year, But Forecasts Mixed Among Species 

Mar 15, 2019 - CBB: Salmon Fishing Rules Off NW Coast To Be Guided By Need To Protect Low Numbers Of Chinook 

Mar 15, 2019 - CBB: Report On 2018 BPA Fish/Wildlife Costs Released For Comment; $16.8 Billion Since 1981 

Mar 15, 2019 - CBB: Ocean Conditions Appear To Be Heading In Right Direction For Improving Salmon-Steelhead Runs 

Mar 13, 2019 - InvestigateWest: Legislature, Inslee Struggle to Fix Roads that Block Salmon, Help Starving Orca

Mar 8, 2019 - Seattle Times: Feds could restrict Pacific Ocean fishing over endangered orcas, NOAA letter says

Feb 27, 2019 - LMT: Problem at dam lock freezes barges, No date set for traffic on Snake River to resume

Feb 24, 2019 - Seattle Times: Hunger, the Decline of Salmon Adds to the Struggle of Puget Sound’s Orca

Feb 22, 2019 - CBB: Very Low Spring Chinook Forecasted Return Prompts Limits on Recreational Fishing 

Feb 22, 2019 - CBB: NW Power/Conservation Council Hears Details On Flexible Spill Agreement To Aid Juvenile Salmonids 

Feb 22, 2019 - Q13 Fox: To help salmon migrate, state looks to spill more over dams

Feb 8, 2019 - Columbia Basin Bulletin: 2018 Comparative Survival Report Offers Latest Numbers On Smolt-To-Adult Returns For Basin Salmonids Columbia Basin Bulletin: 2018 Comparative Survival Report Offers Latest Numbers On Smolt-To-Adult Returns For Basin Salmonids 

Feb 6, 2019 - KATU: Dam cool idea? Washington seeks public input on plan to help salmon

Feb 1, 2019 - Tri-City Herald: The Snake River dams fill a power gap. Lawmakers need to know that

Feb 1, 2019 - Seattle Times: Washington state to regulate federal dams on Columbia, Snake to cool hot water, aid salmon

Jan 30, 2019 - The Spokesman Review: Salmon and orcas linked, Legislature told

Jan 30, 2019 - Outside Magazine: Washington's Bold Plan to Save Its Orcas

Jan 30, 2019 - National Wildlife Federation Blog - Can We All Agree? A Baby Orca Needs to Eat

Jan 25, 2019 - Lewiston Morning Tribune: Dam issues reach both sides of the river

Jan 23, 2019 - High Country News: Idaho’s new governor: ‘Climate change is real’

Jan 23, 2019 - CTV News: Scientists suggest new threat to endangered B.C. orcas: pink salmon

Jan 18, 2019 - Lewiston Tribune: Speaker says breaching the dams is no cure-all

Jan 16, 2019 - Lewiston Tribune: Trump shortens timeline for Columbia system study

Jan 3, 2019 - Seattle Times: 2 more Puget Sound orcas predicted to die in critically endangered population

Dec 20, 2018 - Tri-City Herald:  Opponents call new dam agreement to help salmon ‘worse than useless’

Dec 20, 2018 - Lewiston Tribune: Salmon deal to add more spillage at region’s dams. Oregon, Washington and Nez Perce Tribe reach agreement over fish passage operations

Dec 20, 2018 - Seattle Times: Changes to dams on Columbia, Snake rivers to benefit salmon, hydropower and orcas

Dec 20, 2018 - OPB: Dam Agreement Aims To Help More Salmon Survive Columbia River Journey

Dec 14, 2018 - Spokesman-Review: Inslee task force would study possible dam breaching to help salmon, orcas

Dec 13, 2018 - Seattle Times: Gov. Jay Inslee wants $1.1 billion to help save Puget Sound’s critically endangered orcas

Dec 7, 2018 - Columbia Basin Bulletin: Federal Climate Report Suggests More Warm Years Such As 2015 Will Be A Reality For Columbia Basin 

Dec 7, 2018 - Idaho Statesman: Without drastic changes, Idaho’s wild steelhead are on a path to extinction

Dec 7, 2018 - Editorial Lewiston Morning Tribune: If you love a river, you’ll reopen the season

Dec 2, 2018 - Lewiston Morning Tribune: Into the wild - Factions fight over best catch-and-release practices

Nov 25, 2018 - Lewiston Morning Tribune: For endangered orcas, it's the hunger games

Nov 19, 2018 - Q13 Fox: Orca task force finalizes plan to save endangered southern resident killer whales

Nov 19, 2018 - Tri-City Herald: State task force names 36 ways to save orcas. What does that mean for tearing down the dams?

Nov 19, 2018 - Seattle PI: Urgent, controversial orca whale recovery steps go to Inslee

Nov 19, 2018 - Seattle Time: Orca task force recommends whale-watching moratorium, studying dam removal to help endangered mammals

Nov 13, 2018 - Seattle Times Special Report: Orcas thrive in waters to the north. Why are Puget Sound’s dying?

Oct 22, 2018 - Q13 Fox: Calls to breach Snake River dams to save Northwest orcas grow louder

Oct 19, 2018 - Kitsap Sun: Task force considers breaching dams to save endangered orcas

Oct 15, 2018 - Seattle Times: Southern resident orcas that frequent Puget Sound may not survive without breaching the Lower Snake River dams to help the salmon the orcas live on, scientists say.

Oct 15, 2018 - CBB: NOAA Releases Preliminary 2018 Juvenile Salmonid Survival Estimates Through Columbia/Snake Dams

Oct 15, 2018 - Q13-FOX: Snake River dams drive wedge between farmers and orca champions

Oct 15, 2018 - Street Root News: Save the orcas: Protesters want Snake River dams breached

Sep 26, 2018 - The Seattle Times: Another southern resident orca is ailing — and at least three whales are pregnant

Sep 17, 2018 - KNKX: How Washington's Last Coal Plant Could Become State's Largest Solar Project

Sep 17, 2018 - Seattle Times: Attendees criticized NOAA for coordinating the now-canceled rescue effort of the orca J50 with SeaWorld, the entertainment park that had for decades profited from capturing the animals for use in its aquariums.

Sep 14, 2018 - Seattle Times: Orca J50 presumed dead but NOAA continues search

Sep 9, 2018 - Spokesman Review: More than 600 turn out for Snake River protest Saturday

Sep 4, 2018 - Seattle Times: Concern over endangered orcas blows up approval of Trans Mountain pipeline in Canada

Sep 3, 2018 - TriCity Herald: Activist groups say give us our dammed Snake River back.

Aug 28, 2018 - The Stranger: Giving up Chinook Is a Nice Idea but It Will Not Save the Orcas

Aug 11, 2018 - CBB: River Managers Opt To Save Cool Dworshak Water For Upcoming Salmon/Steelhead Migration

Aug 11, 2018 - CBB: Hot Water Temperatures Prompt Oregon/Washington To Close Deschutes, Yakima River Mouths To Fishing

Aug 11, 2018 - Oregonian: Oregon closes steelhead sanctuary off mouth of Deschutes to all fishing

Jul 24, 2018 - NOAA Fisheries & WDFW: Prioritizing West Coast Chinook salmon stocks for Southern Resident killer whale recovery

Jul 24, 2018 - Seattle Times: Struggling orcas heavily rely on urban chinook from Seattle-area rivers, new analysis shows


Jul 16, 2018 - CBB: Council F&W Committee Talks Policy About BPA Project Funding Cuts, Columbia Basin Fish Accords

Jul 9, 2018 - New York Times: Orcas of the Pacific Northwest are Starving and Disappearing

Jul 9, 2018 - Seattle Times: Audit finds 70 percent of B.C. fish-processing plants do not comply with environmental regulations

Jul 9, 2018 - Lewiston Tribune: BPA at a Crossroads

Jul 3, 2018 - Columbia Basin Bulletin: Corps’ Second Spill Report To Court Details Impacts Of High Flows, Involuntary Spill In May 

Jul 3, 2018 - Columbia Basin Bulletin: With Run Downgrade, Summer Chinook Fishing Below Bonneville Dam Ends Early; Sockeye Above Forecast 

Jun 28, 2018 - KIVI: Salmon numbers in Idaho take a nose dive

Jun 28, 2018 - News Deeply: Salmon Are Booming in Oregon’s Rogue River. Dam Removal May Be Why.

Jun 19, 2018 - Lewiston Tribune: New life for an old beach

Jun 19, 2018 - Crosscut: Tribes see return of long lost fish

Jun 18, 2018 - Columbia Basin Bulletin: Pacific Lamprey Return To Umatilla River In Record Numbers; From Functionally Extinct To Over 2,600

Jun 18, 2018 - Columbia Basin Bulletin: Bonneville Power Looking At Spending Reductions In Columbia Basin Fish/Wildlife Spending

Jun 18, 2018 - Columbia Basin Bulletin: Flows Drop on Columbia/Snake, Allows Transition To Court-Ordered Spill; Water Supply Forecasts Good

Jun 18, 2018 - Columbia Basin Bulletin: NOAA Fisheries Delivers First Court-Ordered Spring Spill For Fish Report; Shows Complex Operations

Jun 18, 2018 - Seattle Times: Orca death brings southern resident whale population to lowest level in 34 years

Jun 11, 2018 - Seattle Times: Tied U.S. Supreme Court decision means Washington must remove barriers to salmon migration

Jun 1, 2018 - Seattle Times: Inslee calls Canada pipeline ‘profoundly damaging,’ fears for orcas in surprise deal

Jun 1, 2018 - Ridenbaugh Press: Shifts of Market and Region

May 21, 2018 - Post Register: 'It’s about art making a statement’

May 18, 2018 - Vancouver Columbian: Fishing for solutions through legislation

May 15, 2018 - Lewiston Tribune: Students reimagine Lewiston's waterfront

May 10, 2018 - NW Fishletter #381: NW Energy Coalition Commissions Study To Replace Energy From Snake River Dams

May 8, 2018 - Idaho Statesman: 'This will be a big deal for people who fish for trout'

Apr 27, 2018 - Northwest Tribes Noticeably Absent in Columbia River Treaty Renegotiations

Apr 26, 2018 - Spokesman Review: Citing costs, U.S. House votes to halt additional water spills for salmon

Apr 26, 2018 - Associated Press: House backs bill to block spill of dam water to help salmon

Apr 19, 2018 - Seattle Times: Supreme Court showdown: Washington’s attorney general vs. tribes over salmon habitat

Apr 19, 2018 - Seattle Times: Southern-resident killer whales’ inbreeding may devastate the population

Apr 16, 2018 - Seattle Times: Republicans criticize spill of dam water to help salmon

Apr 16, 2018 - Columbia Basin Bulletin: Court Ordered Spring Spill For Fish Begins On Four Lower Columbia River Dams

Apr 16, 2018 - Columbia Basin Bulletin: House Committee Passes Bill Requiring Congressional Authorization For Certain Changes At Dams

Apr 13, 2018 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Blumenauer Statement on Legislation to Undermine Columbia River Salmon Recovery

Apr 12, 2018 - Tri-City Herald: This bill would save Snake River dams. It’s hitting opposition in Congress

Apr 4, 2018 - Lewiston Tribune: Cheap and Fish Friendly Power?

Apr 4, 2018 - Idaho Statesman: Northwest could tear down 4 Snake dams & still have cheap, reliable power, says study

Apr 1, 2018 - Spokesman-Review: Poll shows Washington voters choose salmon over dams

Mar 31, 2018 - Lewiston Morning Tribune: Washingtonians say they'd take salmon over the dams, poll finds

Mar 27, 2018 - Columbia Basin Bulletin: Corps Awards $321 Million Contract To Design, Build, Install 14 Turbines At McNary Dam

Mar 27, 2018 - Columbia Basin Bulletin: NW Power/Conservation Council Gets Numbers Rundown On Columbia River Salmon/Steelhead Returns

Mar 27, 2018 - Columbia Basin Bulletin: Independent Science Board Reviews Two NOAA Experimental Spill Test Designs

Mar 19, 2018 - NW News Network: After 70 Years, Salmon Could Return To Columbia River Above Grand Coulee

Mar 14, 2018 - Seattle Times: Critically endangered orcas have governor’s, tribe’s attention

Mar 1, 2018 - Columbia Basin Bulletin: Harvest Managers Predict 23 Percent Decline In 2018 Fall Chinook Run, One-Half Of 10-Year Average

Mar 1, 2018 - Tri- City Herald: Decision on Snake dam removal has Murray and Newhouse at odds

Mar 1, 2018 - Spokesman Review: Recreation is big business

Feb 15, 2018 - Washington state moves closer to banning Atlantic salmon farms

Feb 14, 2018 - Paul Lindholdt: Free-flowing rivers are essential to our region’s health

Feb 4, 2018 - US News and World Report: State Bills Tackle Threats to Endangered Puget Sound Orcas

Feb 4, 2018 - CBB: Salmon BiOp Challengers Argue New 2018 BiOp Due End Of Year Would Be Illegal Without EIS Foundation

Feb 4, 2018 - OPB: Endangered Orcas Are Starving. Should We Start Feeding Them?

Jan 31, 2018 - Idaho Statesman: This agency spends the most to help Northwest salmon. But cuts are coming.

Jan 30, 2018 - Seattle Times: Fish farm caused Atlantic salmon spill near San Juans, then tried to hide how bad it was, state says

Jan 27, 2018 - Seattle Times: Environmental impact of salmon decline: This isn’t just about fish

Jan 10, 2018 - Judge OKs plan for Snake, Columbia river dams

Jan 2, 2018 - The Idaho Statesman: The fate of the Northwest’s largest energy provider may decide future of our salmon

Dec 21, 2017 - 2017 Year in Review: Much done – much to be done

Dec 17, 2017 - Associated Press in the Seattle Times: US, Canada to begin talks in 2018 on Columbia River Treaty

Dec 12, 2017 - Idaho Statesman: New plans for some threatened salmon will ‘not get us to recovery,’ feds say

Dec 10, 2017 - Associated Press: Washington governor opposes House bill on Columbia, Snake River dams

Dec 10, 2017 - CBB: Briefs Filed In Appeals Court To Expedite Challenge To Increased Spill For Juvenile Salmon, Steelhead

Dec 10, 2017 - CBB: Agencies Outline NEPA/EIS Progress Evaluating Columbia/Snake River Uses, Improvements For Fish

Dec 10, 2017 - For immediate release: U.S. - Canada talks to modernize the treaty will begin in early 2018

Dec 5, 2017 - December 5, 2017: Governor Inslee issues statement opposing harmful HR 3144

Dec 2, 2017 - CBCNews: Indigenous groups in Alberta, N.W.T. say they've borne 'enormous costs' from B.C. dams, call for end to Site C

Dec 2, 2017 - CBB: Judge Denies Irrigators‚ Motion For Hearing On 2015 Spill/Transportation, Spread The Risk

Dec 2, 2017 - CBB: Judge Floats Idea Of Suspending Work On 2018 BiOp For Salmon/Steelhead Due To Lack Of Completed EIS

Nov 29, 2017 - 'It Takes Our Purpose': With No Salmon, Yurok Tribe Struggles With Identity

Nov 26, 2017 - Seattle Times: Site unseen - Floodwaters buried a treasure trove at Marmes Rockshelter

Nov 19, 2017 - Lewiston Morning Tribune: Hard water makes for hard times

Nov 19, 2017 - CBB: Council Hears Presentation On How California’s Booming Renewables Affecting BPA Revenues

Nov 19, 2017 - Idaho Statesman: Taxpayers paid $14 million for an Idaho hatchery — and all its fish have been dying

Nov 14, 2017 - Where have all Puget Sound’s orcas gone?

Nov 13, 2017 - NewsDeeply: Why Hydroelectric Utilities Are Endangered by Soaring Solar and Wind

Nov 9, 2017 - Defenders of Wildlife: Wild Without End - Orcas in a Tight Spot

Nov 9, 2017 - NewsDeeply: Two Years After California’s Biggest Dam Removal, Fish Rebound

Nov 5, 2017 - Columbia Basin Bulletin: Federal Agencies Update Court On NEPA, EIS Process For Columbia/Snake Salmon, Steelhead

Nov 5, 2017 - Seattle PI: Orca whales need Chinook salmon, losing same

Oct 27, 2017 - Seattle Times: Orcas headed to extinction unless we get them more chinook and quieter waters, report says

Oct 27, 2017 - CBB: U.S. State Department Picks New Columbia River Treaty Negotiator

Oct 27, 2017 - CBB: Independent Science Panel Reviews Draft Report On Columbia Basin Salmon Survival

Oct 22, 2017 - Lewiston Morning Tribune: Time to breach?

Oct 20, 2017 - Idaho Mountain Express: Bill would void court order no salmon recovery

Oct 20, 2017 - NEWS RELEASE: Ten years after Oregon’s largest dam removal, salmon and steelhead rebounding on the Sandy

Oct 17, 2017 - OPB/EarthFix: Salmon-Friendly Rulings On Columbia, Snake Dams Could Be Oveturned By Congress

Oct 8, 2017 - Idaho Statesman: Acidic oceans and warm rivers that kill Idaho’s salmon might be norm in 50 years

Oct 8, 2017 - Columbia Basin Bulletin: Feedback - Ocean Conditions And Salmon Survival

Oct 8, 2017 - CBB: Idaho Sockeye Run Second Worst In 10 Years But Good Conversion Rates From Lower Granite To Sawtooths

Oct 8, 2017 - NW Fishletter #374: Draft Results From Model Show Benefits With and Without Snake River Dams

Oct 8, 2017 - CBB: Draft Annual Salmon Survival Study Considers Impacts Of Lower Snake Dam Breaching, More Spill

Oct 8, 2017 - NWPR: Puget Sound's Southern Resident Orca Population Drops To 30-Year Low

Sep 28, 2017 - Seattle Times: Evening of ‘story, reflection and discussion’ about Columbia River

Sep 25, 2017 - NRDC: New Study Offers Way Out of Hot Water & Salmon Crisis

Sep 21, 2017 - Street Roots News: Nez Perce activists fight to save the Snake River

Sep 11, 2017 - Idaho Statesman: Remove 4 dams, leave these fish alone, and they may be able to replenish themselves

Sep 10, 2017 - Lewiston Tribune: Salmon advocates take to the water to call for dam breaching

Sep 4, 2017 - HCN: After its dams came down, a river is reborn

Aug 25, 2017 - High Country News: States restrict chinook fisheries

Aug 18, 2017 - Seattle Times: Warm-water conditions in the Columbia and Snake Rivers are challenging cold water salmon and steelhead — and the problem is likely to get worse because of climate change.


Aug 11, 2017 - Lewiston Tribune: Seriously stressed steelhead

Aug 4, 2017 - Idaho Statesman Series Part 2: A changing electrical grid may make Snake River dams expendable — and help save salmon

Jul 31, 2017 - LMT: IDFG scrambling to fill hatchery quotas of spring chinook

Jul 20, 2017 - Idaho Statesman: Should Snake dams be removed?

Jul 20, 2017 - South Whidbey Record: UW study pins orca pregnancy problems on lack of salmon

Jul 17, 2017 - Oceana: Study: endangered orcas are losing their unborn babies because they’re starving

Jul 17, 2017 - Lewiston Morning Tribune: Short lines - tall orders

Jul 15, 2017 - LMT: Steelhead numbers even lower than forecast

Jul 10, 2017 - Idaho Statesman: Fate of Pacific Northwest orcas tied to having enough Columbia River salmon

Jul 10, 2017 - Idaho Statesman: Northwest Salmon, the stuff of legends, still struggle to survive

Jul 6, 2017 - For Immediate Release: The Columbia River Basin Holds Immense Natural Capital Value

Jul 5, 2017 - Seattle Times: At Elwha River, forests, fish and flowers where there were dams and lakes

Jul 4, 2017 - Lewiston Tribune: McMorris Rodgers seeks new life for salmon plan

Jun 29, 2017 - SOS Blog: Spokane churches and Nez Perce Tribal members gather together on the banks of the lower Snake River

Jun 29, 2017 - Seattle Times: A new study nails dearth of chinook salmon as the primary cause of the endangered resident orca whale’s failure to rebound.

Jun 22, 2017 - News Release – Northwest, British Columbia need to stand together to modernize the Columbia River Treaty

Jun 20, 2017 - The Drake: Columbia Conundrum

Jun 13, 2017 - Lewiston Morning Tribune: Spring chinook fishing closed in Clearwater Basin

Jun 13, 2017 - East Oregonian: Progress silences Celilo Falls; stories keep its memory alive

May 29, 2017 - Moscow-Pullman Daily News: Our View: Can lawyers just try to swim with the salmon?

May 29, 2017 - Washington Post Guest Opinion: Three Republican EPA administrators: Trump is putting us on a dangerous path

May 26, 2017 - Lewiston Morning Tribune: Fisheries managers move to protect B-run

May 22, 2017 - Idaho Statesman: Saving Idaho's salmon: Nature again turns against returning fish that already face long odds

May 19, 2017 - CBB: Spill Advocates, Federal Agencies Agree To Status Conference Schedule, Protocol In Salmon BiOP Case

May 18, 2017 - ORECA's alert targeting Governor Brown doesn’t tell the full story.

May 17, 2017 - LMT: Anemic return leads managers to close salmon fishing on Snake

May 15, 2017 - CBB: Spring Chinook Return Had A Little Bounce Then Back To Low Numbers; Insufficient Data For Run Update

May 15, 2017 - CBB: Heading Into Summer Water Supply Forecasts Across Basin Above Normal; One Of Wettest Years

May 9, 2017 - Tri-Cities Herald: 3 horseback riders stop in Kennewick on journey to save salmon

May 9, 2017 - Seattle Times: Epic snow and rain help salmon now, but conflicts with hydropower lie ahead on Columbia River

Apr 26, 2017 - AP: Tribes sue Coast Guard over tanker-traffic risk to orcas

Apr 25, 2017 - Oregonian: Idaho horseback riders on salmon trek pass through Portland

Apr 20, 2017 - NWPR/EarthFix: Conservation Groups Ask To Stop Barging Sockeye Around Dams

Mar 27, 2017 - OPB: Court Orders More Spill Over Columbia River Dams In 2018

Mar 24, 2017 - KUOW: Northwest Tribes Say Salmon Recovery Is Requirement Based On Treaty Rights

Mar 24, 2017 - The Oregonian: How infrastructure report card reflects on West Coast states in 10 critical areas

Mar 24, 2017 - CBB: Listed Steelhead Move Into New Habitat Created By Removal Of Obsolete Dam On Idaho's Potlatch River

Mar 24, 2017 - The Stranger: Is Anyone Going to Save the Endangered Killer Whales in Puget Sound Before It's Too Late?

Mar 24, 2017 - Lewiston Tribune: Tribal, nontribal activists gather for environmental conference

Mar 24, 2017 - CBB: Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission Names Pinkham New Executive Director

Mar 12, 2017 - Spokesman Review: Worries growing for wheat farmers

Mar 7, 2017 - Media Advisory
: Court Hearing in Portland on Columbia/Snake Salmon - 3.9.2017

Feb 27, 2017 - Willamette Week: Environmental groups seek federal action to save salmon and steelhead in Snake and Columbia Rivers

Feb 12, 2017 - Columbia/Snake Salmon NEPA Analysis Public Scoping Comment Period: A Summary

Feb 12, 2017 - 400,000 citizens submit comments calling for removal of the lower Snake River dams

Feb 5, 2017 - Patagonia Blog: The Cleanest Line - Free the Snake and Restore Salmon to Honor Treaty Right

Jan 27, 2017 - KING5-TV: Snake River dams examined after decades of lawsuits

Jan 25, 2017 - Workboat: Lockdown - Inside America’s decaying waterways infrastructure

Jan 25, 2017 - Hawaii Magazine, Coastal Science and Societies: What Happens When an Endangered Whale Pod Loses its Wise Old Grandma?

Jan 18, 2017 - The Daily News: Removing dams could affect Cowlitz industry, electric rates

Jan 18, 2017 - Many Dollars and Little Sense: Barging on the Lower Snake River

Jan 11, 2017 - The Daily Astorian: Debate spills over the dams

Jan 11, 2017 - Associated Press: Environmental groups want work halted on Snake River dams

Jan 2, 2017 - Oregonian: Shielded Native American sites thrust into debate over dams

Jan 2, 2017 - Tri-Cities Herard Letter to the Editor: On orcas, ask an expert

Jan 2, 2017 - KING5-TV: Vigils Held for Southern Resident Orcas

Jan 1, 2017 - Steelhead, sockeye spotted above Elwha dam sites

Dec 22, 2016 - KOMO NEWS: Endangered southern resident orca found dead off Canadian coast

Dec 13, 2016 - Oil tankers could doom Puget Sound’s orcas

Dec 8, 2016 - Lewiston Morning Tribune: Irrigators want dams off endangered list

Dec 7, 2016 - Idaho Statesman: Lower Snake River farmers seek federal ruling to allow Idaho salmon to go extinct

Dec 7, 2016 - NW Fishletter #364: NWEC Panel Explores Replacing Power From Lower Snake River Dams

Dec 7, 2016 - NW Fishletter #364: NWEC Panel Explores Replacing Power From Lower Snake River Dams (2)

Dec 3, 2016 - KING 5 TV: Future of Snake River dams under microscope

Dec 3, 2016 - KNKX - 88.5 FM: Feds Discussing Snake River Dam Removal At Public Meeting In Seattle

Dec 3, 2016 - Yakima Herald: Grant boosts effort to dismantle Yakima's Nelson Dam

Dec 3, 2016 - The Columbian: Hearings next week on Columbia River salmon recovery

Nov 30, 2016 - Truthout Report: Without Major Interventions, the Orca's Days Are Numbered

Nov 14, 2016 - Spokesman Review: Big crowd turns out in Spokane to talk about Lower Snake River dams

Nov 7, 2016 - Oregonian: Judge's order revives movement to remove Snake River dams

Nov 5, 2016 - CBB: Science Review Of Salmon Survival Study: Snake River Fish Not Meeting Smolt-To-Adult Return Goals 

Oct 30, 2016 - KOMO News: 'It's a sad day:' Researchers claim Puget Sound orcas are starving and dying

Oct 30, 2016 - KQED News: Removal of Klamath Dams Would Be Largest River Restoration in U.S. History

Oct 28, 2016 - Seattle Times: Another Puget Sound orca dies; hope dim for her calf

Oct 28, 2016 - Seattle Times: Another Puget Sound orca dies; hope dim for her calf (2)

Oct 24, 2016 - Spokesman Review: Pressure mounts on Lower Snake dams as fish runs sag

Oct 23, 2016 - EarthFix: Taking Down Snake River Dams: It's Back On The Table

Oct 23, 2016 - Spokesman Review Guest Opinion: We can restore salmon and have carbon-free energy

Oct 18, 2016 - Seattle Times: Environmental effects of Columbia, Snake river dams scrutinized

Oct 17, 2016 - Seattle Times: More Elwha fish find way to dam-free upper watershed

Oct 5, 2016 - The Seattle Weekly: Washington’s Big Dam Climate Nightmare

Oct 5, 2016 - Spokesman-Review: Feds asking public to weigh in on breaching Snake River dams

Sep 30, 2016 - Call to Action: Court-Ordered Columbia-Snake Salmon NEPA Review: Phase 1 – Public Hearings this Fall!

Sep 28, 2016 - Seattle Times: Hydropower isn’t carbon neutral after all, WSU researchers say

Sep 26, 2016 - McClatchy News: Klamath River dams could be on chopping block

Sep 15, 2016 - Lewiston Morning Tribune: Pro-salmon advocates plan to launch flotilla on Snake River on Saturday

Aug 25, 2016 - Clearing Up: Northwest Delegation Sends Another Letter Urging U.S. CRT Action

Aug 25, 2016 - Spokesman Review: About 35 percent of Snake River sockeye presumed dead

Aug 16, 2016 - OPB Radio: Lawsuit Aims To Lower Columbia And Snake River Temperatures For Salmon

Aug 16, 2016 - Spokesman Review: Hot water poses ongoing threat to Columbia River salmon, groups say (2)

Aug 16, 2016 - Spokesman Review: Hot water poses ongoing threat to Columbia River salmon, groups say

Aug 16, 2016 - Hot Water Report 2016 (8.16.2016)

Aug 9, 2016 - Hot Water Report 2016 (8.9.2016)

Aug 8, 2016 - SOS Blog: Wild Salmon and Climate Change: The Law*

Aug 4, 2016 - Boise Weekly: Dams, Megawatts and Poached Salmon

Aug 2, 2016 - Hot Water Report 2016 (8.2.2016)

Aug 1, 2016 - SOS Blog: Lessons from the 2015 Columbia-Snake Salmon Kill

Jul 26, 2016 - Hot Water Report 2016 (7.26.2016)

Jul 18, 2016 - Lewiston Tribune: Drawdown Could Spare Fish

Jul 6, 2016 - Hot Water Report 2016 (7.6.2016)

Jul 1, 2016 - CBB: Steps Taken To Cool Warming Lower Snake, Reduce Thermal Blocks As Large Basin Sockeye Return Heads Upstream

Jul 1, 2016 - CBB: Steps Taken To Cool Warming Lower Snake, Reduce Thermal Blocks As Large Basin Sockeye Return Heads Upstream (2)

Jun 30, 2016 - Hot Water Report 2016

Jun 25, 2016 - WAPO: Obama’s advisers just dismantled a key myth about the future of clean energy

Jun 25, 2016 - WAPO: Obama’s advisers just dismantled a key myth about the future of clean energy (2)

Jun 25, 2016 - CBB: Cantwell, Canadian Ambassador Meet To Discuss Columbia River Treaty

Jun 25, 2016 - CBB: BiOp Challengers Urge Court To Reject Feds’ Five-Year Timeline

Jun 25, 2016 - CBB: Hot Summer. Will Sockeye Get Slammed Again?

Jun 25, 2016 - CBB: Hot Summer. Will Sockeye Get Slammed Again? (2)

Jun 25, 2016 - The orcas are starving

Jun 21, 2016 - May 4, 2016 U.S. District Court Ruling: Background and Links

Jun 9, 2016 - Recent Economic Analyses of the Lower Snake River Dams

Jun 6, 2016 - Orca and Salmon - An Evening of Storytelling

Jun 2, 2016 - NRDC Blog: To Save Orcas, First Save Salmon

Jun 2, 2016 - Defenders Magazine: Looking for a Sound Solution

Jun 2, 2016 - Idaho Mountain Express Editorial: Stop dance of death

Jun 1, 2016 - Idaho Mountain Express: Middle Fork could regain role as salmon nursery

May 31, 2016 - Orca Month 2016 Calendar of Events

May 31, 2016 - Orca Month 2016

May 22, 2016 - Crosscut: Judge: Failed salmon restoration has cost billions

May 22, 2016 - Seattle Times Editorial: Columbia River Treaty works, but needs thoughtful updating

May 4, 2016 - Seattle Times: Judge: Salmon recovery requires big dam changes

Apr 25, 2016 - Idaho Statesman: Warm Pacific continues to chop salmon numbers, affecting Idaho, Northwest

Apr 14, 2016 - Seattle Times: Last year’s heat wave doomed nearly all Okanogan sockeye salmon

Apr 13, 2016 - Seattle Times: Lean year for coho means big worries for Westport salmon charters

Apr 7, 2016 - LMT: Waterways exec: dams aren't doomed

Apr 1, 2016 - CBB: Army Corps Responds to Fish Advocates - Report underway on 2015 Columbia/Snake warm water, fish die-off

Mar 31, 2016 - Seattle Times Guest Opinion: Hungry killer whales waiting for Columbia River salmon

Mar 3, 2016 - Tri-City Herald: Port of Pasco may sell crane, end container business

Feb 12, 2016 - CBB: Cross-Border Coalition Urges Collaboration In Modernizing U.S.-Canada Columbia River Treaty

Feb 9, 2016 - For Immediate Release: Conservation, fishing and faith communities call for U.S and Canadian government collaboration as essential to modernize the Columbia River Treaty

Jan 24, 2016 - Seattle Times: Puget Sound orca numbers rise fast after 30-year low in 2014

Jan 4, 2016 - LMT: Idaho landscape could be safe haven for native fish

Jan 4, 2016 - CBB: Songbird Study Shows River Ecosystem Recovery After Dam Removal, Return Of Salmon Nutrients

Jan 4, 2016 - CBB: 2015 Smolt-To-Adult Return Data For Columbia/Snake Salmon, Steelhead

Dec 15, 2015 - New York Times: Finding Refuge for Salmon, Cold Water Preferred

Dec 7, 2015 - CBC: Orca baby boom: 7th calf born to endangered southern resident population

Dec 4, 2015 - Al Jazeera: Fight Over Dams in the Northwest

Nov 16, 2015 - Lewiston Morning Tribune: Studies doubt value of Snake River dams

Nov 16, 2015 - To save the orcas, do we need to demolish dams?

Nov 4, 2015 - Huff Post: Newborn Orca 'Baby Boom' Depends Upon Our Breaching Deadbeat Dams

Oct 28, 2015 - Scientists to Administrator Will Stelle: NOAA must act on climate change and salmon

Oct 28, 2015 - Columbia Basin Bulletin: Preliminary 2015 Spring Juvenile Survival Estimates Through Snake/Columbia River Dams Dismal

Oct 27, 2015 - Daily Astorian Editorial: Orcas growing factor in Columbia River salmon management

Oct 22, 2015 - Skagit Valley Herald: New alliance has big goals for salmon, orca recovery

Oct 22, 2015 - KOMO TV: Interview with Dr. Carl Safina on the Orca-Salmon Connection

Oct 22, 2015 - Seattle Times: Puget Sound’s killer whales looking good

Oct 6, 2015 - Canoe & Kayak: Paddling Against Deadbeat Dams at the Free the Snake Flotilla

Sep 16, 2015 - Intertwined Fates: The Orca-Salmon Connection in the Northwest

Aug 21, 2015 - Patagonia's The Cleanest Line: Save Money, Save Salmon, Save Mike: Free the Snake

Aug 15, 2015 - Spokesman-Review Editorial: Drought put new facet on U.S.-Canada river treaty

Aug 15, 2015 - The Spokesman-Review: B.C. residents push for more-stable reservoir levels as Columbia River Treaty is renegotiated

Jul 28, 2015 - Lewiston Tribune: Sockeye salmon in hot water

Jun 23, 2015 - Spokesman-Review guest opinion: Pope's letter on environment a call for change

Jun 17, 2015 - Nat Geo Guest Blog: Breach the Snake River Dams

Jun 9, 2015 - For Immediate Release: Columbia River Treaty: State Department to include Ecosystem Function in negotiating position

Jun 5, 2015 - Wenatchee World: Feds - Columbia River Treaty's future is a 'priority'

Jun 5, 2015 - The Daily Astorian: Orcas back at Columbia River as 2015 tracking ends

May 21, 2015 - WDC Guest Blog: Southern Resident Orcas and the Snake River

Apr 22, 2015 - Lewiston Tribune: Layoffs come to call at Lewiston's Port

Apr 15, 2015 - AP: NW delegation demands start of Columbia River treaty talks

Apr 1, 2015 - Seattle Times: Orca baby boom continues with discovery of fourth calf

Mar 4, 2015 - Seattle Times: Researchers tracking killer whales took this video of a new calf from the endangered orca population

Mar 4, 2015 - Chinook Observer: Animal roundup: Baby orca leads a parade of returning species

Mar 4, 2015 - Chinook Observer: Baby orca in the Columbia River plume this week

Feb 28, 2015 - Guest Opinion: Survival of endangered orcas in the Salish Sea depends on restoring chinook

Feb 23, 2015 - Lewiston Tribune: Whale concerns prompt dam petition

Feb 20, 2015 - Kitsap Sun: K and L pods under observation as they travel south in ocean

Feb 18, 2015 - Islander Weekly: Dam removal initiative finds footing in DC

Jan 12, 2015 - High Country News: Salmon ground is holy ground

Dec 20, 2014 - Seattle Times: Ten years after ESA listing, killer whale numbers falling

Dec 16, 2014 - CBS News: Pregnant killer whale J-32 was starving, necropsy reveals

Nov 19, 2014 - Views from North of the Border: Treaty must consider climate change

Oct 22, 2014 - Seattle Times: 7-week-old baby orca missing, presumed dead

Oct 8, 2014 - Al Jazeera America: Salmon people pray for sacred fish to return to historic home

Oct 8, 2014 - Modernizing the Columbia River Treaty: A report from our nation's capitol (Sept 2014)

Oct 7, 2014 - HCN: Watershed moment: The U.S. and Canada prepare to renegotiate the 50-year-old Columbia River Treaty.

Oct 3, 2014 - CBB: Religious, Tribal Leaders Send To President, Prime Minister Declaration On Columbia River Treaty

Sep 2, 2014 - Associated Press: Orca population in Puget Sound falling

Aug 26, 2014 - New York Times: Large Dams Just Aren’t Worth the Cost

Aug 8, 2014 - NAIADS: When Will Salmon Return to the Spokane?

Aug 8, 2014 - The Daily New: Residents, Cowlitz Tribe pray for return to natural salmon runs

Jul 28, 2014 - The Spokesman-Review: Spawning hope

Jul 28, 2014 - Spokesman Review Guest opinion: Value the water stored in Canada

Jul 7, 2014 - KING 5 TV: Orca expert's dire warning about Puget Sound orcas

Jul 2, 2014 - Seattle Times Guest Opinion: Why the Columbia River Treaty matters

Jun 20, 2014 - Righting Historic Wrongs: A conference on ethics and the Columbia River Treaty.

Jun 16, 2014 - The Economist: The Columbia River Treaty: Salmon en route

May 2, 2014 - EPA weighs in on the Columbia River Treaty

Apr 23, 2014 - It’s Unanimous: Northwest delegation says “aye” to Treaty negotiations

Apr 12, 2014 - Oregonian: Tribes warn of imminent fish passage crisis at damaged Wanapum Dam, ask feds to step in

Mar 19, 2014 - Spokesman-Review: Tribes talk salmon, dams as Columbia River Treaty renewal looms

Mar 13, 2014 - Seattle Times: Weigh all the benefits of the Columbia River Treaty

Feb 24, 2014 - The Globe and Mail: First Nations push to restore Columbia River salmon runs

Feb 2, 2014 - New study connects Puget Sound orcas and Columbia Basin salmon

Jan 27, 2014 - Crosscut: Feds' latest Columbia River plan: Play me an old-fashioned melody

Jan 15, 2014 - Orca advocates, businesses and scientists call on Governor Inslee to take action to rebuild endangered chinook salmon stocks

Dec 11, 2013 - Tri-City Herald: Ecology, power concerns voiced in Columbia River Treaty hearing

Nov 15, 2013 - Seattle Times Guest Opinion: Consider ecosystem in U.S.-Canada negotiations for Columbia River Treaty

Nov 13, 2013 - Columbia River Treaty: November 2013 Update

Oct 29, 2013 - Spokesman-Review: U.S. utilities say Columbia River Treaty payments to Canada are excessive

Oct 27, 2013 - Spokesman-Review op/ed: Include salmon, climate provisions in river treaty

Oct 25, 2013 - Seattle Times: Roll on Columbia River Treaty

Oct 23, 2013 - AP: Canada Cries Foul on Columbia deal; U.S. plan exact opposite

Oct 23, 2013 - B.C. Releases Draft Columbia River Treaty Recommendations

Oct 16, 2013 - What Save Our Wild Salmon is doing to modernize the Columbia River Treaty

Oct 11, 2013 - Why Save Our Wild Salmon is Working to Modernize the Columbia River Treaty

Oct 10, 2013 - Toronto Globe & Mail: With water treaty to be revisited, future of Columbia River up for debate

Oct 8, 2013 - The Oregonian Editorial: The Northwest needs an overhauled Columbia River Treaty.

Sep 27, 2013 - The Spokesman Review: Treaty renewal chance to reopen salmon passages

Sep 17, 2013 - Wenatchee World: Tribes say fish protection must be part of river treaty

Aug 15, 2013 - Save Our wild Salmon submits comments on the Columbia River Treaty

Aug 15, 2013 - Save Our wild Salmon submits comments on the Columbia River Treaty (2)

Aug 14, 2013 - Summer 2013 – Hot water alert No. 4

Aug 14, 2013 - The Globe and Mail: Revised Columbia River Treaty could restore salmon runs

Jul 3, 2013 - The Lower Snake River is heating up.

Jun 20, 2013 - Renewing the Columbia River Treaty: a-once-in-our-lifetime chance

May 16, 2013 - Climate Change Prevention and Care

May 8, 2013 - Paul Lumley: To manage the Columbia River, we need a new treaty for a new era

May 8, 2013 - Paul Lumley: To manage the Columbia River, we need a new treaty for a new era (2)

May 5, 2013 - Lewiston Morning Tribune: Crowded conditions likely on Clearwater

Apr 22, 2013 - The Oregonian: A 21st-century blueprint for saving Oregon species from climate change

Apr 22, 2013 - Salmon - Will the feds ever get their dam act together?

Apr 12, 2013 - Fires, Sediment, Salmon and Taxpayers

Apr 10, 2013 - Watching Our Waterways: Orca tracking project comes to an end for now

Mar 29, 2013 - Light in the River Program 2013

Mar 29, 2013 - Light in the River Reports

Mar 5, 2013 - Revealing new data shows killer whales' affinity for the Columbia River mouth

Jan 21, 2013 - Lewiston Morning Tribune: Analysis questions economics of barging

Dec 21, 2012 - AP: Wyden welcomes federal agency’s plan to seek consensus on saving salmon

Dec 21, 2012 - NOAA fisheries takes first step toward building consensus on Columbia Basin salmon recovery

Nov 19, 2012 - The Return of the Redfish

Oct 29, 2012 - A Northwest first – wind over water!

Oct 10, 2012 - Idaho Statesman: Powerful Wyden supports new salmon talks

Aug 30, 2012 - Boil On Columbia

Jun 28, 2012 - Saving Salmon to Save Orcas

May 29, 2012 - Idaho Statesman: The legacy of Lonesome Larry

May 21, 2012 - Radio Boise: Judge Redden Supports Dam Breaching for Salmon

Apr 5, 2012 - TrailRunner features The Great Salmon Run

Apr 5, 2012 - BPA stifling opportunities for salmon, wind, and jobs

Jan 5, 2012 - Dammed If We Don't - an essay from Patagonia's Yvon Chouinard

Nov 22, 2011 - Salmon Groups: Let’s Try Something Totally Different

Oct 18, 2011 - The Great Salmon Runners Return

Oct 14, 2011 - Nez Perce Tribe calls on Senate for leadership

Sep 13, 2011 - The Elwha Project: Lessons for the Lower Snake River

Aug 18, 2011 - Lewiston Tribune: 'More aggressive' solutions sought for wild salmon

Aug 12, 2011 - Wind farm set to power 100,000 homes taking shape in Washington

Jul 28, 2011 - Sustainable Business Oregon: New challenges emerge in wind vs. water debate

Jul 27, 2011 - SOS Blog - Salmon, jobs, ESA defended; bad riders linger

Jul 21, 2011 - North American Wind Power: Salmon Group Wades Into Pacific Northwest Curtailment Battle

Jun 3, 2011 - Press Release: House Bill To Restore Science and Common Sense to Federal Salmon Efforts

May 27, 2011 - Different Situations: Grand Coulee Fish Kill and Columbia/Snake River Salmon Spill

May 13, 2011 - Don't let BPA squander clean energy jobs and innovation.

May 10, 2011 - Moving Beyond The Courtroom, Saving Wild Salmon: "The Job Is Not Done"

May 8, 2011 - Oregonian: Habitat restoration soars on Columbia River, but fish benefits are murky

May 8, 2011 - Oregonian: Salmon wars return to Portland courtroom - May 7, 2011

Apr 4, 2011 - The Osprey, January 2011: "Columbia Basin Salmon & Steelhead at Key Crossroad" by Joseph Bogaard

Apr 4, 2011 - March 15, 2011: Author Steve Hawley releases new book on Columbia-Snake Basin, "Recovering a Lost River"

Mar 25, 2011 - Spring Salmon Get Smoother Ride over N.W. Dams

Jan 26, 2011 - NPR WORD CLOUD: The State Of The Union, In Your Words

Jan 26, 2011 - NPR WORD CLOUD: The State Of The Union, In Your Words

Jul 12, 2010 - LA Times: "Scientists expected Obama administration to be friendlier"

Jul 8, 2010 - Huffington Post - Working Snake River: Saving Salmon--and Jobs, by Waylon Lewis

Jun 21, 2010 - June is Orca Month - Check out the new video on salmon and orcas

Jun 7, 2010 - Let's really talk about taking down those Snake River dams, by Daniel Jack Chasan

Jun 4, 2010 - Steve Wright: NW power boss for life? - Seattle PI Blog by Joel Connelly

May 26, 2010 - Salmon or political games? Obama administration makes its choice

May 21, 2010 - Huffington Post: Feds: No major changes for Columbia Basin salmon

May 21, 2010 - LA Times - Agencies submit new Columbia River salmon plan

May 21, 2010 - Public News Service: NW Salmon Battle Doesn't Bode Well for Other Endangered Species

May 19, 2010 - Blogs getting the word out: Obama to release revised Bush salmon plan - May 19th, 2010

May 10, 2010 - The Idaho Tide - an essay by Steven Hawley for Patagonia

Apr 26, 2010 - Crosscut: "Feds vs. fish: crying over spilled water" by Daniel Chasan, April 26th, 2010

Apr 12, 2010 - Oregonian, Scott Learn - April 12, 2010: Science panel opposes Obama plan for Snake/Columbia salmon

Feb 12, 2010 - SALMON NEWS: Court tells Obama Administration to Go Back and Get it Right.

Feb 11, 2010 - New York Times: Judge Finds Salmon Plan Flawed

Feb 11, 2010 - AP Story: Judge gives NOAA Fisheries last chance on salmon

Dec 29, 2009 - Something's Fishy - by Keivn Taylor, The Pacific Northwest Inlander

Dec 29, 2009 - Orcas and Salmon Roundup by Howard Garrett: Will The Present Administration Act In Behalf Of Orcas And Salmon?

Dec 26, 2009 - E-mails show internal debate over Obama salmon plan

Dec 1, 2009 - "Commercial Fisheries, Salmon, and Orcas" - by Candace Calloway Whiting in the Seattle PI's City Brights

Nov 24, 2009 - Oregon Flyfishing Blog: The battle for Columbia Salmon comes to a head in Portland courtroom

Nov 17, 2009 - "River of Renewal"- Salmon, Dams, Orcas, and You

Nov 16, 2009 - Idaho Statesman, November 16, 2009: Redden raises new concern in salmon-dam case

Nov 2, 2009 - The River Why's David James Duncan on water, salmon and the policies that are killing them

Oct 12, 2009 - News Stories - Columbia & Snake River Salmon in the Media

Sep 24, 2009 - Crosscut: Obama science goes schizophrenic on salmon restoration

Sep 1, 2009 - Judge James Redden: Steelhead God

Jul 6, 2009 - McClatchy: Les Blumenthal - Puget sound orcas could be helped by California

Jun 22, 2009 - Has the salmon debate changed? - Idaho Statesman - June 21, 2009

Jun 11, 2009 - PNW Inlander: Into the Breach

Jun 10, 2009 - June is Orca Awareness Month!

Jun 2, 2009 - Men's Journal - The Last Stand of the American Salmon

May 31, 2009 - Crapo: Be open to dam breaching - Idaho Statesman - May 30, 2009

May 28, 2009 - Caddis Fly Blog: Obama Administration Comes to Portland, Talks Salmon

May 26, 2009 - Clip of Commercial & Sport Fishing Ad in Oregonian

May 26, 2009 - Commercial and Sport Fishing Ad in Oregonian

May 19, 2009 - LA TIMES: Snake River dams may have to go

May 14, 2009 - LEWISTON TRIBUNE: Spring chinook numbers shrink

May 4, 2009 - High Country News, May 4th, 2009 - Ken Olsen piece: Salmon Salvation

May 1, 2009 - AP - Matt Daly, May 1st: Feds seek delay in developing NW salmon plan

Apr 23, 2009 - Crosscut - Obama: Good news for Columbia River salmon

Apr 7, 2009 - AP: Lower Snake 3rd most endangered river

Mar 31, 2009 - Spokesman Review: Snake photos reveal pre-dam glory, March 29, 2009

Mar 13, 2009 - Legal Update: Salmon Plan Debated in Court

Mar 9, 2009 - Idaho Statesman: Rocky Barker's Blog, March 7th: In salmon and dams saga, the hard part begins

Mar 9, 2009 - Idaho Statesman - March 18th, 2009 - Northwest can reduce greenhouse gases, save salmon and create jobs, report says

Mar 6, 2009 - New York Times: Dams allies have a change of heart

Mar 5, 2009 - Salmon recovery plan before U.S. judge

Mar 5, 2009 - Seattle Times: February 10, 2009 - Columbia salmon plan goes before judge for third try

Mar 5, 2009 - AP: March 6th, 2009: Federal judge faults plan in NW salmon dispute

Mar 2, 2009 - Saving Snake River salmon will save Puget Sound killer whales

Aug 20, 2008 - U.S. Government’s Columbia River Treaty “Working Draft” recommendation has come under fire

May 2, 2008 - Seattle Times Guest columnists: Connect the dots to save orcas, salmon

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