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  • Doctor's Orders: Undam the Klamath

    Doctor's Orders: Undam the Klamath

    Both Indians and whites battle diabetes on the Klamath watershed, where dam building ended the salmon runs that once kept the First People alive.

  • Eccentricity and wildness

    Eccentricity and wildness

    Western eccentrics are found underwater as well as in the high country.

  • Elwha River dams move closer to destruction

    Two massive dams on Washington's Elwha River will be demolished to restore salmon runs.

  • The Klamath dams by the numbers

    A new report shows salmon-killing dams would cost less to remove than to keep.

  • Relicensing dams hangs on warm water, endangered fish

    Idaho Power Company needs permits from Idaho, Oregon and the federal government

  • Revival or dam-nation?

    Revival or dam-nation?

    The push for alternative power could spawn a rush for small hydropower projects in the Northwest.

  • Fighting development in floodplains

    Fighting development in floodplains

    Conservationists challenge insurance program that harms salmon and other endangered species.

  • A fish is a fish is a fish - or is it?

    A draft policy released by the National Marine Fisheries Service in July does little to resolve the controversy over whether hatchery salmon and steelhead deserve equal protection with wild fish.

  • A bullet for the bearer of bad news

    After Michele DeHart of the Fish Passage Center in Portland, Ore., publicly supported a plan to protect salmon, angry lawmakers led by Sen. Larry Craig yanked the center’s funding

  • Trouble in the Delta

    The San Francisco Bay-Delta Authority votes to disband, even as the Bay-Delta itself -- beset by high water exports, disappearing fish and declining water quality – may be dying

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