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  • Salmon Salvation

    Salmon Salvation

    Obama’s new political order, backed by the legal acumen of Judge James Redden, may help the Northwest’s salmon survive and end the era of the Lower Snake River dams.

  • Columbia Basin (Political) Science

    Columbia Basin (Political) Science

    Some fisheries scientists and environmentalists say the Bonneville Power Administration has had an unhealthy influence on salmon research in the Northwest.

  • Solar flip-flops and fish stories

    BLM flip-flops on solar and expedites oil and gas; Western Governors’ Association talks about energy; more fossil fuel risks; good (and bad) salmon news.

  • How not to save salmon

    Ted Williams says killing fish, birds and sea lions to save endangered salmon is like drinking snake-oil elixir to cure a serious illness.

  • Tribes make a controversial deal on salmon

    Rocky Barker says four Northwestern tribes stopped fighting the federal government over dam-breaching on the Snake River largely because they could read the political writing on the walls.

  • Relicensing dams hangs on warm water, endangered fish

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

  • Pipe dreams

    Leaky irrigation ditches in Washington’s Methow Valley have made the desert bloom, at the expense of endangered salmon.

  • Epiphanies on the range

    As teacher Phil Brick travels the West with 21 of his students, he encourages them to ask difficult questions about environmental issues

  • Tribal victory

    In Washington state, the Yakama Tribe purchases its traditional fishing grounds at Lyle Point on the Columbia River

  • Epiphanies on the range

    As teacher Phil Brick travels the West with 21 of his students, he encourages them to ask difficult questions about environmental issues.

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