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  • A river sacrificed

    On Washington's Tieton River, an attempt to help one endangered fish, the spring chinook, has harmed another, the threatened steelhead.

  • Dam removal for dummies

    Dam removal for dummies

    A how-to guide to free-flowing rivers, with illustrations from Oregon's recently removed Gold Ray Dam.

  • Federal report supports Klamath farmers

    The National Research Council issues a report saying that irrigation shutoffs alone won’t save endangered salmon in the Klamath River Basin of Oregon and California

  • Fish face-off

    Fish face-off

    A proposal to ban gillnets in Oregon has commercial fishermen up in arms.

  • Follow-up

    More than 33,000 fish died in Klamath River in 2002; Bill Barrett Corp. gets go-ahead for seismic testing near Utah’s Nine Mile Canyon; Building 771 at Rocky Flats demolished; Kennewick Man will not be reburied

  • 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.

  • Follow-up

    Judge Dee Benson reconsiders the Norton-Leavitt 2003 wilderness settlement; New Mexico’s Otero Mesa back on the oil and gas auction block; former NOAA administrator James Lecky accused of doctoring science in controversial biological opinion

  • Grace behind glass

    Grace behind glass

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

  • Kayaking memories on the White Salmon River

    Kayaking memories on the White Salmon River

    Will all of a kayaker's memories of Washington's White Salmon River change once the river changes, now that Condit Dam is gone?

  • Property-rights lawyers score one against wild salmon

    NOAA Fisheries is drafting new regulations that will allow hatchery-raised fish to be counted along with wild salmon and steelhead, a move that property-rights lawyers hope will take the species off the endangered list

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