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  • County and Forest Service bury the shovel

    Elko County, Nev., has made an agreement with the Forest Service to end the long-running fight over a dirt road in Jarbidge Canyon on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest

  • Hobby miners flock to public streams

    Amateur gold prospectors are invading the West’s publicly owned streams, and environmentalists say the hobby’s popularity threatens fish and the environment

  • 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

  • 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

  • Tiny stream invaders may harm Western trout

    The tiny New Zealand mud snails that are rapidly invading the West’s waters may pose a threat to the region’s trout

  • Lewis and Clark trout at 200

    The writer hails the cutthroat trout, a fish that Lewis and Clark enjoyed eating 200 years ago

  • Protecting the treaty, saving the fish

    Kat Brigham of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla has devoted her life to fighting for tribal fishing rights and the survival of salmon on the Columbia River

  • Cows versus condos -- Northwest style

    Some say that Washington’s Forests and Fish rules could be so hard on small timber farms that the owners are likely to sell out to development, to the detriment of salmon and other wildlife

  • In the Washington woods, managers face a catch-22

    The Forests and Fish plan was supposed to help both salmon and the timber industry in Washington State, but clauses in the agreement may tilt it against wildlife

  • Who owns Klamath water — farmers or the public?

    A judge rules that Pacific Coast fishermen can intervene as a third party in a lawsuit between Klamath River Basin farmers and the federal government

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