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  • A Nez Perce elder spreads love for lamprey

    A Nez Perce elder spreads love for lamprey

    Nez Perce elder Elmer Crow teaches children and their parents to respect an uncharismatic parasitic fish, the lamprey.

  • An encyclopedia of rivers

    The huge, copiously illustrated Rivers of North America is the first comprehensive effort to detail the current state of the continent’s rivers

  • Columbia River dams revived

    In Washington, tribes have been shut out of a plan for new Columbia River dams that are being touted as good for salmon as well as farmers

  • Everyday objects and extraordinary journeys

    In Visible Bones: Journeys Across Time in the Columbia River Country, Northwestern writer Jack Nisbet follows the Columbia River and its inhabitants across time

  • Follow-up

    Army Corps of Engineers will have to release water from Columbia and Snake river dams to help salmon; Montana mining ban is not a property "taking"; kinks in plan to drill for natural gas at Colorado nuclear site.

  • Grace behind glass

    Grace behind glass

    An fish ladder on the Columbia River provides a view of unexpected wonders.

  • Obama disappoints when it comes to salmon

    Obama disappoints when it comes to salmon

    The latest Columbia and Snake river salmon plan largely ratified the Bush administration's inadequate approach.

  • One good example: The reporter

    Karen Dorn Steele of the Spokane Spokesman-Review showed how a reporter at a regional paper can have a national impact, when she uncovered the extent of radioactive contamination at Hanford Nuclear Reservation

  • Singing about a land where free rivers flow on

    Singing about a land where free rivers flow on

    Woody Guthrie's long history of writing about dams and hydropower.

  • The Latest: In Oregon, a record number of spawning salmon

    The Latest: In Oregon, a record number of spawning salmon

    For the first time since 1938, 1 million salmon passed Bonneville Dam to spawn.

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