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  • 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.

  • Nevada stakes its salmon claim

    Nevada sportsmen, tribes and environmentalists ask the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission not to renew licenses for Hells Canyon’s dams until Idaho Power makes it possible for salmon to survive its dams.

  • Two weeks in the West

    Chefs fight for salmon, and uranium gets hotter; electricity usage and generation in the West; data on park fees and visitors

  • History of a decline

    An illustrated timeline charts the appearance of dams on the lower Snake River and the resulting decline of salmon, along with the so-far-inadequate response of the federal government.

  • Schooling, fish

    Judge Jim Redden is right to push the Bush administration on salmon restoration, but fish may end up faring as poorly in courtrooms as San Francisco’s schoolchildren did after well-intentioned decisions on busing.

  • Salmon Justice

    Judge Jim Redden has given the Bush administration an ultimatum: Submit a viable plan for salmon restoration, or face the possible removal of four dams on the lower Snake River.

  • River Redux

    Six decades after Friant Dam killed off the San Joaquin River’s spring-run chinook, the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Friant Water Users Authority are working with the federal government to restore both the fish and the river

  • Fishing ban will make us forget salmon

    Fishing is not the reason behind the decline of the Northwest’s salmon; the desire for cheap hydroelectric power is

  • Fishing ban will make us forget salmon

    The writer fears that the fishing ban in coastal waters will make people forget their connection to salmon

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