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My Turn: Applying environmental protection where it matters

...we'd be if the government had vigorously studied and applied appropriate limits on salmon production losses in the Columbia River system long before all the dams were designed and built. But the EPA didn't exist back then. Now it's got such...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-27/my-turn-applying-environmental-protec
Opinion
Police ID victim of Oregon shooting as 14-year-old

...shot and killed a student Tuesday and injured a teacher before he likely killed himself at a high school in a quiet Columbia River town in Oregon, authorities said.After the shooting stopped, police spotted the suspect slumped on a toilet in...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-06-11/police-id-victim-oregon-shooting-14-y
Not For Web
Fairbanks flight opens unmanned aircraft test site

...the UAF crew has used the little fliers to monitor oil spill response drills run by Chevron in at the mouth of the Columbia River in Oregon.The experience of the UAF staff was a "major factor" in selecting the Alaska Center as a test site operator...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-06/fairbanks-flight-opens-unmanned-aircraf
State
High chinook return projected in 2014

...said. Many of those increases, however, are coming from Washington, Oregon and Canada streams, he said. The Columbia River, for example, had much larger returns than projected last year. It's also projected to have a record return this...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-02/high-chinook-return-projected-2014
Outdoors
West Coast officials discuss oil transport

...Washington Department of Ecology described the sudden increase in oil trains coming into the state and traveling along the Columbia River. She said oil-spill response resources have typically focused on tanker traffic off the coast or pipeline routes...

http://juneauempire.com/mike-baker/2013-09-26/west-coast-officials-discuss-oil-t
Lawsuits could lead to changes at fish hatcheries

...Ellis, harvest biologist at the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission...Endangered Species Act in the Columbia River basin, the government also has...wild fish on the Sandy River, a Columbia River tributary. Lawsuits have been...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-19/lawsuits-could-lead-changes-fish-hatche
State
A king without its crown

...harvested in this fishery, the Columbia River 'summer hogs,'" which he said...hatchery and wild stocks from the Columbia River, as well as other rivers from...tagged chinook smolt leaving the Columbia River, or to monitor returning sockeye...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-29/king-without-its-crown
State | Local
Alaska salmon management: A unique process for a unique state

...commercial and recreational users are divided.The lower Columbia River, which is the boundary between Oregon and Washington...also shares management responsibility on part of the Columbia River with the State of Oregon.Managers use weak stock...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-01/alaska-salmon-management-unique-process
State
Accumulated Fragments: The Bear Man of Admiralty Island: Part 1

...the captain kept half his pay and his shipmates got him drunk and stole the rest. By 1900 he was fishing on the Columbia River with his brother, Horace, catching Chinook salmon and steelhead. They would net as much as 4,000 pounds of fish...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-02-10/accumulated-fragments-bear-man-admi
Neighbors
Worl retires from federal advisory committee after 12 years of service

...future of NAGPRA after a court ruled in 2004 that the remains of a prehistoric man found in 1996 on a bank of the Columbia River in Kennewick, Washington had no connection to modern day tribes. Worl said that the committee still needs to determine...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-04/worl-retires-federal-advisory-committee
Local

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