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  1. International 10-year salmon preservation plan advancesRead the original story

    Monday Sep 17 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this undated file photo, a chinook salmon is hooked near Brookings, Ore. Alaska and Canada would reduce their catch of endangered Chinook salmon in years with poor fishery returns under an agreement that spells out the next decade of cooperation between the U.S. and Canada to keep various salmon species afloat in Pacific waters.

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  2. Go: Harvest Celebration Farm Tour, Sturgeon Festival, Repair CafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The Columbian

    Get an insider's view of farm living during the 20th annual Harvest Celebration Farm Tour, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 15. Ten farms in Clark County will open their operations to the public so that local folks can learn about life on the farm.

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  3. Fishing report, Sept. 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | The Columbian

    ... Buoy 10 upstream to U.S. Highway 395 in Pasco, starting as of Thursday. The river was closed by emergency order. Chinook retention is still allowed in Washington tributaries. White sturgeon retention is closed from Buoy 10 upstream to the ...

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  4. Trump awards Medal of Honor to late airmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | The Columbian

    ... in March 2002, while carrying out a mission to establish an observation post atop Takur Ghar mountain, the Chinook helicopter carrying Chapman and his joint special operations teammates came under heavy machine-gun fire and was struck by a ...

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  5. Salmon Challenge draws anglers to Buoy 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | The Columbian

    Under clear skies and fine weather, the 19th annual Northwest Sportfishing Industry Association Buoy 10 Salmon Challenge was held on Aug. 17 on the Columbia River near Astoria. The tides were good for the event, and while runs are not great this year, fishing for Chinook and coho salmon during the derby was good, albeit a bit spotty.

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  6. Boycott Chinook salmon to save orcas? It won't do much, says one expertRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Kim Malcolm talks with University of Washington fisheries science professor Ray Hilborn about whether boycotting Chinook salmon will help the recovery of southern resident killer whales. Liz Garcia was at home, checking out her hair in the bathroom mirror.

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  7. Outlook improving at Buoy 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | The Columbian

    ... catches in the salt prior to this week, bode well for the second half of this fishery when the season closes for Chinook after Aug. 24. The Chinook are also in good condition, but they are a little harder to find. Most Buoy 10 fishermen think that ...

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  8. Team rushes to help ailing orca spotted off CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | The Columbian

    ... hasn't been a successful birth since 2015. They face nutritional stress over a lack of their preferred food source, Chinook salmon, as well as threats from toxic contamination and vessel noise and disturbances that disrupt their ability to ...

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  9. Can Washington Make A Plan To Save The Orcas?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... the dead calf on her head for more than a week . Now whale scientists and NOAA are weighing trying to feed live Chinook salmon to an emaciated 4-year-old orca or trying to inject her with an antibiotic . On Tuesday, the governor's orca task force ...

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  10. Biologists consider options to save emaciated orcaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | The Columbian

    ... of broader efforts to help the entire population recover. The orcas face nutritional stress because of a lack of Chinook salmon, their main diet. They also face threats from toxic contamination and vessel noise and disturbances that disrupt their ...

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  11. Grieving orca highlights plight of endangered whalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | KIRO-TV Seattle

    ... as an endangered species in the U.S. and Canada over a decade ago. They're not getting enough of the large, fatty Chinook salmon that make up their main diet. They also face overlapping threats from toxic contamination and noise and disturbances ...

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  12. Feds weigh options to save ailing endangered orcaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... on broader efforts to help the entire population recover. The orcas face nutritional stress because of a lack of Chinook salmon, their main diet. They also face threats from toxic contamination and vessel noise and disturbances that disrupt their ...

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  13. IDFG approves fall Chinook fishing opener - Fri, 03 Aug 2018 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | The Spokesman-Review

    In this June 27, 2012, file photo, a Chinook salmon, second from the bottom, swims in the Columbia River with sockeye salmon at the Bonneville Dam fish-counting window near North Bonneville, Wash. Environmental and fishing groups sued the federal government Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, to provide cooler habitat for migrating fish in the Columbia River system of Washington and Oregon.

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  14. Fishing report Aug. 2Current & Upcoming Fishing OpportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | The Columbian

    Effective Wednesday, the fall salmon season opened from Buoy 10 upstream to the Oregon/Washington Border above McNary Dam . An estimated 375,500 fall Chinook and 213,600 coho are expected to return to the Columbia River this fall.

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  15. Scientists aren't sure why J35 mourns by carrying her calfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... fat on the orca, surpressing the immune system and making the whales more susceptible to disease. Plus that prey, Chinook salmon (also known as king salmon), are not as big or plentiful as they once were. - Additionally, the region they inhabit -- ...

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  16. Buoy 10 opens soon, but for how long is the questionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | The Columbian

    Robbie San Souchi shows off a fall Chinook he caught at Buoy 10 last year while fishing with Buzz Ramsey of Yakima Bait. The largest salmon fishery in the Lower 48 kicks off Aug. 1 at Buoy 10 of the Columbia River, but the season and limits have been reduced because of poor projections for returns of Chinook and coho salmon.

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  17. Fishing report: July 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | The Columbian

    The Columbia River from the Astoria-Megler Bridge upstream to the Oregon/Washington is open to fishing for summer steelhead, sockeye and Chinook jacks through July 31 . White sturgeon retention is closed from Buoy 10 upstream to McNary Dam but remains an option for catch-and-release fishing.

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  18. New endangered Puget Sound orca dies soon after birthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | The Olympian

    ... as an endangered species in the U.S. and Canada over a decade ago. They're not getting enough of the large, fatty Chinook salmon that make up their main diet. They also face overlapping threats from toxic pollution and noise and disturbances from ...

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  19. Fishing Report: July 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | The Columbian

    The Columbia River from the Astoria-Megler Bridge upstream to the Oregon/Washington border is open to fishing for summer steelhead, sockeye and Chinook jacks. White sturgeon retention is closed from Buoy 10 upstream to McNary Dam but remains an option for catch-and-release fishing.

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  20. Fishing report, July 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | The Columbian

    The Columbia River from the Astoria-Megler Bridge upstream to the Oregon-Washington border is open to fishing for summer steelhead, sockeye and Chinook jacks. The McNary Pool is open to the retention of legal white sturgeon through July 31. Anglers are reminded that spawning sanctuaries are in effect.

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