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November 09, 2021

Join us on Sat., Nov. 20 to honor endangered Snake River salmon - and call for action!

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Join us on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 20, at one of several vigils in the Pacific Northwest to highlight the plight of critically endangered Snake River salmon and call for urgent action by our elected leaders to restore the Snake River, recover its salmon, and… Read More
October 02, 2021

'Steelhead Mean Business' newspaper ads highlight the plight of steelhead and impacts on businesses and communities

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Below is a copy of the full-page print ad that SOS published on Sunday, October 3 in partnership with more than 30 Northwest-based businesses, business associations and non-governmental organizations in three regional papers - Spokesman Review (WA), Lewiston… Read More
September 15, 2021

Please contact Sen. Murray and Gov. Inslee: "Snake River salmon, Southern Resident orcas, and Northwest communities need your leadership - and your plan - today!"

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Last May Senator Patty Murray and Governor Jay Inslee released a joint press statement about the future of Columbia Basin salmon and committing to lead a “formal, regional process" that is based on science and ensures that all voices in the region are… Read More
September 01, 2021

Hot Water Report 2021 - September 1, Issue 11.

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I. INTRODUCTION Welcome to Save Our wild Salmon’s Hot Water Report 2021. During the summer, this weekly report provides updates on real-time water temperatures in the lower Snake and Columbia river reservoirs via graphs and analyses, reports on the highest… Read More
August 25, 2021

Hot Water Report 2021 - August 25, Issue 10.

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I. INTRODUCTION Welcome to Save Our wild Salmon’s Hot Water Report 2021. During the summer, this weekly report provides updates on real-time water temperatures in the lower Snake and Columbia river reservoirs via graphs and analyses, reports on the highest… Read More
August 18, 2021

Hot Water Report 2021 - August 18, Issue 9.

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I. INTRODUCTION Welcome to Save Our wild Salmon’s Hot Water Report 2021. During the summer, this weekly report provides updates on real-time water temperatures in the lower Snake and Columbia river reservoirs via graphs and analyses, reports on the highest… Read More
August 12, 2021

2021 Rally for the River: photos and news coverage

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On August 7th, 2021 several Rallies for the River were held across Washington, Oregon, and Idaho to call for a comprehensive solution to salmon recovery that invests in the Northwest and removes the lower Snake River dams. Rally locations include Seattle,… Read More

Aug 11, 2021 - Hot Water Report 2021 - August 11, Issue 8.

Aug 5, 2021 - Hot Water Report 2021 - August 4, Issue 7.

Jul 28, 2021 - Hot Water Report 2021 - July 28, Issue 6.

Jul 21, 2021 - Hot Water Report 2021 - July 21, Issue 5.

Jul 14, 2021 - Hot Water Report 2021 - July 14, Issue 4.

Jul 11, 2021 - Stand with the Tribes to restore Snake River salmon - July 15

Jul 7, 2021 - Hot Water Report 2021 - July 7, Issue 3.

Jul 6, 2021 - Full-page SOS Coalition ad in support of Tribal 'Salmon Orca Summit'

Jul 6, 2021 - Northwest Tribes' 'Salmon Orca Summit' Resource Page: Agenda and Links

Jun 30, 2021 - Hot Water Report 2021 - June 30, Issue 2.

Jun 23, 2021 - Hot Water Report 2021 - June 23, Issue 1.

Jun 3, 2021 - Dam Removal Success Stories 2021: Fifth and Final in the Series - Restoring Sandy River

May 17, 2021 - SOS Blogpost: Finally! Washington State Democrats weigh in on Simpson proposal

May 3, 2021 - GiveBIG - May 4 and 5, 2021 - to restore the lower Snake River and its salmon!

Apr 29, 2021 - Dam Removal Success Stories 2021: Part four of a five-part series

Apr 19, 2021 - Newspaper ads highlight the urgent plight of orcas (April 2021)

Apr 1, 2021 - Dam Removal Success Stories 2021: Part three of a five-part series

Mar 15, 2021 - Snake River Vision Project Launches Interactive Map Tool Imagining a Free-Flowing River

Mar 9, 2021 - Contact your Congressional Representatives! - A Resource Page

Mar 9, 2021 - 'Save Our wild Salmon' Spring Speaker Series: Hear from the experts and ask them questions

Mar 8, 2021 - Seattle Times: Biden appointments, including Nez Perce fisheries champion, bolster Native American presence in federal government

Mar 3, 2021 - Dam Removal Success Stories 2021: Part 2 of a five-part series

Feb 11, 2021 - 'Urgency and Opportunity' - Developing a comprehensive plan for Snake River salmon and Northwest communities - 2021: A Resource Page

Feb 8, 2021 - Congressman Simpson (R-ID) announces a groundbreaking proposal to restore Northwest salmon populations and invest in its communities and infrastructure

Feb 1, 2021 - Dam Removal Success Stories 2021: A five-part series

Dec 23, 2020 - Happy Holidays 2020 - From Save Our wild Salmon

Dec 10, 2020 - Save Our wild Salmon’s Year-end Review 2020

Dec 10, 2020 - 2020 has been a big year for Pacific salmon and their rivers!

Nov 29, 2020 - What a Biden Administration might mean for Northwest salmon and orcas

Oct 21, 2020 - Fall 2020 Action Campaign: Contact Senators Cantwell and Murray!

Sep 8, 2020 - 'Save Our wild Salmon' Fall Speaker Series: Hear from the experts and ask them questions

Sep 2, 2020 - Hot Water Report 2020 - September 2, Issue 8.

Aug 26, 2020 - Hot Water Report 2020 - August 26, Issue 7.

Aug 19, 2020 - Hot Water Report 2020 - August 19, Issue 6.

Aug 11, 2020 - Hot Water Report 2020 - August 12, Issue 5

Aug 5, 2020 - Hot Water Report 2020 - August 5, Issue 4

Jul 29, 2020 - Hot Water Report 2020 - July 29, Issue 3

Jul 22, 2020 - Hot Water Report 2020 - July 22nd, Issue 2

Jul 15, 2020 - Hot Water Report 2020 - July 15th, Issue 1

Jun 1, 2020 - 'Save Our wild Salmon' June Speaker Series: Hear from the experts and ask them questions

Apr 30, 2020 - GiveBIG 2020 - May 5th and 6th. Please help sustain our work at this critical time

Apr 21, 2020 - 2020 CRSO Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS): An SOS Summary of the Public Comment Period (April 2020)

Mar 13, 2020 - An Update/Statement re: the Draft EIS, public comment process and coronavirus

Mar 13, 2020 - Speak up for salmon! The Draft EIS for Columbia and Snake River Salmon – A Resource Page

Mar 1, 2020 - SOS Blog: The federal agencies' "new" Draft report - what just happened and what's next

Dec 23, 2019 - Save Our wild Salmon's 2019 year-in-review - and look ahead!

Dec 23, 2019 - Get Involved! Washington State's 'Lower Snake River Stakeholder Process' - A Resource Page

Dec 9, 2019 - Lower Snake River Stakeholder Process: Online Questionnaire

Nov 17, 2019 - The Hill: A fresh look at the future of hydropower requires that we see clearly its past and present

Oct 23, 2019 - Harpers: The $68,000 Fish, The future of salmon in the Pacific Northwest

Oct 2, 2019 - The 2019 Nimiipuu River Rendezvous Review!

Sep 30, 2019 - You're Invited: 'Dammed to Extinction'

Sep 30, 2019 - Lewiston Morning Tribune: Don’t make the choice; merely clarify it

Sep 11, 2019 - Nimiipuu River Rendezvous Sept 20th to 22nd – Save the Date!

Sep 3, 2019 - Hot Water Report 2019 - August 30th

Aug 28, 2019 - Hot Water Report 2019 - August 23rd

Aug 26, 2019 - Action Alert - Contact these Northwest leaders today - "Salmon, orca and communities need leadership today!"

Aug 19, 2019 - Hot Water Report 2019 - August 16th

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.

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