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Half of Columbia River sockeye dying due to hot water

...allowed state fisheries managers to capture endangered Snake River sockeye destined for central Idaho and take them to a...fewer than a fourth made it to Ice Harbor Dam on the Snake River. An average year is 70 percent."Right now it's...
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Lawsuits could lead to changes at fish hatcheries

...for the tribe and other fishermen.But hatchery fish and their progeny now dominate the run, just as they do on the Snake River, where another tribal hatchery has vastly increased the numbers of returning fall Chinook salmon."If the only societal...
My Turn: Trading salmon for kilowatts is bad energy policy for alaskans The Bonneville Power Authority spent $650 million on fish and wildlife mitigation in 2011 in the Columbia-Snake River basin. No mitigation costs are included in the state's Susitna dam price tag.The opportunity costs to Alaska make...
Southeast Sports Roundup

...Quad LSC Long-Course Championships, July 5-7. The meet was limited to local swim committees of Montana, Alaska, Snake River (Idaho) and Inland Empire (Eastern Washington). This was the first year this meet has been held and was designed...
National Wild and Scenic Film Festival returns to Juneau

...starts at 7 p.m. and includes "The Greatest Migration", a new film about the one-of-a-kind migration of the Snake River's endangered wild salmon; "Eagle Among the Swarm", a short film that documents Pacific Dunlin birds as they spend...
Fall on the South Fork: Does it get any better?

...giant cottonwoods lining the fabled South Fork of the Snake River are quickly losing their golden autumn sheen, a seasonal...Idaho Falls fly fisherman and author of the guidebook, "Snake River Country: Flies and Waters," prefers fishing the South...
The young have it tough

...she said. "We don't have any evidence for pair fidelity in Denali. Some do - it's been documented down on the Snake River in Idaho - but some don't." Golden eagles in Denali usually build nests on cliffs or rock outcroppings. The nests...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Snake River dams affect Alaska fishing By Mark Kaelke...but the removal of four dams on the Snake River in one issue everyone should support...percent of human-caused mortality of Snake River Salmon. Thankfully, there is now a strong...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...of any plan to restore stocks of Snake River king salmon. As an alternative...of human-caused mortality of Snake River king salmon can be attributed to...Terrell said. Ultimately, the Snake River issue must be resolved by Congress...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...of dams along the Columbia and Snake Rivers. Science has repeatedly shown...1975, wild salmon runs in the Snake River have plummeted by 90 percent. Under the Endangered Species Act, four Snake River salmon and steelhead populations...


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