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Crosscut
The orcas are starvinga controversial and still-ongoing program in which they collect the smolts as t
The orcas are starving
Crosscut / Posted 2 days ago
a controversial and still-ongoing program in which they collect the smolts as they swim downstream and barge them below Bonneville dam. This costly effort, rather predictably, has produced only mixed results at best, and so in 2007 came another... Read more
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The Columbian
Columbia River fishing report June 23one adult chinook kept; three bank rods with no catch; three boaters with no sh
Columbia River fishing report June 23
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
one adult chinook kept; three bank rods with no catch; three boaters with no shad. (WDFW) • Columbia Gorge (downstream of Bonneville Dam), 42 boaters with three adult chinook kept and eight adult chinook released; 13 boaters with 42 shad kept; 18... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Lake Washington sockeye counts still climbing; Columbia River run surpasses forecastmidpoint of the lake’s sockeye run has been from June 29 to July 14. The socke
Lake Washington sockeye counts still climbing; Columbia River run surpasses forecast
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 days ago
midpoint of the lake’s sockeye run has been from June 29 to July 14. The sockeye counts on the Columbia River at Bonneville Dam continue to climb upward and have not passed the preseason forecast figure, and is still on a record pace not... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
What happened to ‘Ray?’no longer a resident of The Dalles, and has not been seen since an attempt was
What happened to ‘Ray?’
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
no longer a resident of The Dalles, and has not been seen since an attempt was made last fall to capture him for removal to Bonneville Dam. Officials from the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife, Oregon State Police and other agencies attempted to... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Lake Washington sockeye run off to a fast start, and Columbia River return still on a record pacesince 1938. “We are still on a record pace,” said Joe Hymer, a state Fish and
Lake Washington sockeye run off to a fast start, and Columbia River return still on a record pace
The Seattle Times / Posted 10 days ago
since 1938. “We are still on a record pace,” said Joe Hymer, a state Fish and Wildlife biologist. “Typical peak counts at Bonneville Dam are around July 1. Continue to stay tuned.” Through Wednesday, June 15, a total of 51,206 sockeye have been... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Columbia River sockeye return still on a record pace not seen since 1938a record pace dating back at least 78 years ago. Through Monday, June 13, a to
Columbia River sockeye return still on a record pace not seen since 1938
The Seattle Times / Posted 11 days ago
a record pace dating back at least 78 years ago. Through Monday, June 13, a total of 33,496 sockeye have been counted at Bonneville Dam, the highest count through that date since at least 1938 – the previous record was 24,728 sockeye last... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Looking Back, June 12River Bi-State Program, an exhaustive, six-year effort designed to determine th
Looking Back, June 12
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
River Bi-State Program, an exhaustive, six-year effort designed to determine the health of the river downstream from Bonneville Dam. The study identified several problem areas in the river, including high levels of toxic pollutants such as... Read more
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The Columbian
Columbia River fishing report June 911 boaters with 57 shad kept and 30 released; 369 bank rods with 906 shad kept.
Columbia River fishing report June 9
The Columbian / Posted 17 days ago
11 boaters with 57 shad kept and 30 released; 369 bank rods with 906 shad kept. (WDFW) Columbia Gorge (downstream of Bonneville Dam), nine boaters with two chinook kept and one released; 38 boaters with 123 shad kept and one released; 127... Read more
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The Seattle Times
It’s Free Fishing Weekend: Here’s where to go for trout and moreRiver, the shad bank fishery is creating quite a buzz with the shad migrating i
It’s Free Fishing Weekend: Here’s where to go for trout and more
The Seattle Times / Posted 17 days ago
River, the shad bank fishery is creating quite a buzz with the shad migrating in by the thousands. The single-day count at Bonneville Dam topped 98,565 shad on Tuesday, and the season count is up to a whopping 478,592. “We are seeing strong... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Oregon train derailment spills oil, sparks fireGoods in the background, the Columbia River flows through old navigational lock
Oregon train derailment spills oil, sparks fire
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
Goods in the background, the Columbia River flows through old navigational locks, now flooded from the backwaters of the Bonneville Dam, in Cascade Locks, Ore. A train towing cars full of oil derailed Friday June 3 in Oregon's scenic Columbia... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Oregon train derailment spills oil, sparks fireGoods in the background, the Columbia River flows through old navigational lock
Oregon train derailment spills oil, sparks fire
Connecticut Post / Posted 22 days ago
Goods in the background, the Columbia River flows through old navigational locks, now flooded from the backwaters of the Bonneville Dam, in Cascade Locks, Ore. A train towing cars full of oil derailed Friday June 3 in Oregon's scenic Columbia... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Worst-case spill scenarios outlined for proposed Vancouver oil terminalspilling into the Columbia would require $171 million for environmental cleanup
Worst-case spill scenarios outlined for proposed Vancouver oil terminal
OregonLive.com / Posted 28 days ago
spilling into the Columbia would require $171 million for environmental cleanup and mitigation. If a train derails above Bonneville Dam, 840,000 spilled gallons of oil entering the Bonneville spillway would cause up to $85 million in damage to... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Report examine worst-case spills from proposed oil terminalspilling into the Columbia would require $171 million for environmental cleanup
Report examine worst-case spills from proposed oil terminal
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 28 days ago
spilling into the Columbia would require $171 million for environmental cleanup and mitigation. If a train derails above Bonneville Dam, 840,000 spilled gallons of oil entering the Bonneville spillway would cause up to $85 million in damage to... Read more
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The Columbian
State report puts price on worst-case oil terminal spillslooked at worst-case scenarios involving a tanker grounding in the river near V
State report puts price on worst-case oil terminal spills
The Columbian / Posted 29 days ago
looked at worst-case scenarios involving a tanker grounding in the river near Vancouver and a train derailing above the Bonneville Dam. In the tanker case, eight million gallons of crude oil spilling in the river would cost $171 million to fix.... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Drive, bike or hike near stunning waterfalls as historic route turns 100with an added quarter mile to Ponytail Falls. Here the trail leads under and be
Drive, bike or hike near stunning waterfalls as historic route turns 100
The Seattle Times / Posted 30 days ago
with an added quarter mile to Ponytail Falls. Here the trail leads under and behind the waterfall, a great place to cool off on a hot day. • Mile 24: Historic highway merges with Interstate 84. Continue east to Bonneville Dam and Casca... Read more

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