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  1. Saving orcas - may be impossible' without removing Lower Snake River dams, scientists sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | The Olympian

    ... sent a letter Monday to Gov. Jay Inslee and co-chairs of a governor's task force on orca recovery. The whales need chinook - their primary prey - year round, scientists state in their letter, and the spring chinook runs in particular returning to ...

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  2. Scientists: Removal of dams key to orca survivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | The Columbian

    ... sent a letter Monday to Gov. Jay Inslee and co-chairs of a governor's task force on orca recovery. The whales need chinook - their primary prey - year round, scientists state in their letter, and the spring chinook runs in particular returning to ...

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  3. Covered Bridge dinner was a great successRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2018 | Wahkiakum County Eagle

    ... final performances this weekend October 12 and 13 at 7 p.m. and October 14 at 2 p.m. in the Columbia Theater in Chinook. Tickets can be purchased online at: http://www.papatheater.org or by calling 360 836-4448. Once again, the WSU Extension office ...

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  4. Covered Bridge Dinner tickets are sold outRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2018 | Wahkiakum County Eagle

    Sports calendar for the coming week: Thursday, high school JV volleyball in Naselle with Knappa at 6 p.m .; Friday is Homecoming for high school football in Naselle with Neah Bay at 6 p.m. Good luck Comets! Monday, middle school volleyball in Naselle with Pe Ell at 5:45 p.m .; Tuesday, high school volleyball at Three Rivers Christian at 4 p.m., middle school football at Jewell at 4 p.m .; Wednesday, middle school volleyball in Naselle with Willapa Valley at 5:45 p.m. Go Comets! Showtimes for the latest production by PAPA "Enchanted April" are this weekend, October 5 and 6 at 7 p.m. and October 7 at 2 p.m. and next weekend October 12 and 13 at 7 p.m. and October 14 at 2 p.m. in the Columbia Theater in Chinook. Bring the family.

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  5. Many good events are on the calendarRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2018 | Wahkiakum County Eagle

    ... Arts). Showtimes are October 5, 6,12 at 7 p.m., and October 7 and 14 at 2 p.m., in the Columbia Theater in Chinook. One of our greatest freedoms in this country is our ability to vote. With the general election fast approaching, I would hope that ...

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  6. Port of Chinook files $250,000 lawsuit over dredge sinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Port of Chinook has filed a $250,000 lawsuit against a marine towing company over a dredge that sank in rough waters on the way to Astoria in 2016.

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

    Sep 17, 2018 | 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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  8. Go: Harvest Celebration Farm Tour, Sturgeon Festival, Repair CafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | 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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  9. Fishing report, Sept. 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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