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Read news and opinion articles authored by Save Our wild Salmon staff and guests.

November 03, 2019

Save Our wild Salmon's 2019 year-in-review - and look ahead!

in SOS Blog
On behalf of the Save Our wild Salmon Coalition's staff and board of directors, "THANK YOU!" for your incredible assistance and support this year to protect and restore wild salmon and steelhead, their rivers and the benefits they deliver to people and… Read More
October 23, 2019

Harpers: The $68,000 Fish, The future of salmon in the Pacific Northwest

in SOS Blog
October 23, 2019 By Patrick Symmes Just beyond the high pass into Stanley, Idaho, at the end of a very long day, I ran out of gas. It was 1997, and I still remember the sound of the engine on my father’s thirsty old Bronco, first sputtering, and then dying.… Read More
August 28, 2019

Hot Water Report 2019 - August 23rd

in SOS Blog
Issue 8 - August 23rd, 2019 Welcome to the Hot Water Report, Week 8. This weekly report during Summer 2019 will present conditions - including water temperatures and status of salmon and steelhead returns - on the lower Snake and Columbia rivers via graphs,… Read More
August 26, 2019

Action Alert - Contact Washington State leaders today - "Salmon and orca need help today!"

in SOS Blog
The future of Snake River salmon and Southern Resident orcas depends on the urgent engagement and bold leadership of elected leaders in the Northwest - or we will lose these national treasures forever. Please read on to learn of some recent developments – and… Read More
August 19, 2019

Hot Water Report 2019 - August 16th

in Tackling the Climate Challenge
Issue 7 - August 16th, 2019 Welcome to the Hot Water Report, Week 7. This weekly report during Summer 2019 will present conditions - including water temperatures and status of salmon and steelhead returns - on the lower Snake and Columbia rivers via graphs,… Read More

Aug 13, 2019 - Hot Water Report 2019 - August 9th

Aug 8, 2019 - Hot Water Report 2019 - August 2nd

Jul 12, 2019 - Hot Water Report 2019 - July 26th

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

Jul 5, 2019 - Hot Water Report 2019 - July 5th

Jun 13, 2019 - Save Our wild Salmon Coalition Job Posting

May 5, 2019 - GiveBIG 2019 is on Wednesday, May 8 - make your pledge today!

Apr 21, 2019 - Can we come together? Next week in Idaho.

Apr 18, 2019 - 17th Annual Rose’ Revival Fundraiser for SOS

Feb 22, 2019 - CBB: Researchers Synthesize Dam Removal Studies; Suggest Ecosystem Effects Can Be Predicted 

Feb 4, 2019 - Call and write your Washington State legislators today! Starving orcas need salmon!

Dec 23, 2018 - Save Our wild Salmon's 2018 year-in-review - and look ahead!

Dec 4, 2018 - The Revelator: Four Major Dam-Removal Projects To Keep an Eye on in the Coming Year

Nov 21, 2018 - Happy Thanksgiving from the Save Our wild Salmon Crew!

Nov 13, 2018 - An update on orca and salmon protection efforts (11.11.18)

Oct 25, 2018 - Orca/Salmon Alert - 5-day comment period closes TODAY (Oct. 29) - Act now!

Sep 7, 2018 - You're invited! 2018 Flotilla to 'Free the Snake' - Sept. 7/8 in the Lewiston-Clarkston Valley

Aug 28, 2018 - Hot Water Report 2018 - August 24

Aug 13, 2018 - Hot Water Report - August 10

Aug 7, 2018 - Hot Water Report 2018 - August 3

Jul 30, 2018 - Hot Water Report 2018 - July 27

Jul 23, 2018 - Hot Water Report 2018 - July 20

Jul 22, 2018 - U.S. Dept. of State: Town Hall To Discuss Modernization of the Columbia River Treaty Regime

Jul 22, 2018 - News Deeply: Here’s How the Largest Dam Removal Project in the U.S. Would Work

Jul 22, 2018 - CBB: Connecting Salmon Recovery Efforts: Columbia Basin Partnership Releases Vision Statement, Goals

Jul 16, 2018 - Del Norte Triplicate: Dam Removal Plan Out for Public Review

Jul 16, 2018 - CBB: Council Fish/Wildlife Committee Discusses Tribal Plans To Restore Pacific Lamprey To Historic Range

Jul 16, 2018 - TDN: Columbia Riverkeeper: Stronger than ever?

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

Jul 5, 2018 - Yes! Magazine: 5 Reasons Salmon Are an Environmental Justice Solution

Jul 3, 2018 - Columbia Basin Bulletin: Commission Selects Kelly Susewind As New Washington Department Of Fish And Wildlife Director 

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

Jun 28, 2018 - Alison Morrow: What wildlife need from us—awareness 

Jun 18, 2018 - Columbia Basin Bulletin: Tie Vote In U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Lower Court Rulings In Washington State Fish Culverts Case

Jun 18, 2018 - Editorial: Shifts of market and region

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

Jun 1, 2018 - Seattle Times: Once-flooded Elwha land becomes forest

May 30, 2018 - Oregonian Guest Opinion: Trump's attack on salmon recovery is unconscionable

May 24, 2018 - For the Sake of the Snake

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

May 16, 2018 - YOU'RE INVITED! CELEBRATE 50 YEARS OF WILD & SCENIC RIVERS WITH SAWYERS PADDLES AND OARS - A BENEFIT FOR SAVE OUR WILD SALMON

May 14, 2018 - B-Run Steelhead - Extinction in the Heart of Idaho

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

Apr 2, 2018 - A Tale of Two Rivers - Portland, OR - Thursday, April 26 - 6-9 pm

Apr 2, 2018 - A Tale of Two Rivers - Olympia, WA - Wednesday, April 25 - 6-9 pm

Mar 27, 2018 - Loaves and Fishes: Walla Walla

Mar 15, 2018 - Loaves and Fishes: Moscow

Mar 15, 2018 - Loaves and Fishes: Spokane, the journey begins

Mar 2, 2018 - Seattle Times: State kills Atlantic salmon farming in Washington

Feb 16, 2018 - Loaves and Fishes - Spokane - March 4, 2018

Feb 4, 2018 - The Tyee: Megadams Not Clean or Green, Says Expert

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 18, 2018 - Tale of Two Rivers Online Resources

Jan 12, 2018 - A Tale of Two Rivers - at the Cracker Building in Spokane - Thursday, January 25

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

Dec 19, 2017 - A Tale of Two Rivers - at the Burke Museum in Seattle - Wednesday, January 24

Dec 17, 2017 - Seattle Times: Violations prompt Washington state to cancel Atlantic salmon farm lease at Port Angeles

Nov 29, 2017 - From the desk of Jacob Schmidt: Faith leaders meet with McMorris Rodgers office to oppose HR 3144

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

Nov 21, 2017 - Happy Thanksgiving from the Save Our wild Salmon Coalition!

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