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File photo of a salmon making its way up a river.  (credit: Hector Amezcua/Getty Images)

Judge Orders Oregon Hatchery To Release Fewer Fish

A judge has ordered federal fish managers in Oregon to release fewer young salmon into the Sandy River this year to ensure that hatchery fish don’t harm wild fish — but has left other hatchery operations intact.

03/14/2014

File photo of people gathered outside of the Washington state capitol building in Olympia, Wash. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

State Senate OKs Fish Wars Bill, Heads To Inslee

American Indian tribal members arrested while exercising their treaty fishing rights before 1975 would get the chance to clear their criminal records under a bill headed to Gov. Jay Inslee’s desk.

CBS Seattle–03/06/2014

An employee holds up a farmed salmon. (Photo by Ron Wurzer/Getty Images)

Lawsuits Could Lead To Changes At Fish Hatcheries

People on the West Coast have counted on fish hatcheries for more than a century to help rebuild populations of salmon and steelhead and bring them to a level where government would no longer need to regulate fisheries.

02/18/2014

File photo of a bald eagle. (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Bald Eagles Returning: Where To Watch Them

As chum salmon move into rivers across the Puget Sound to begin the final stage of their life cycle, you can be sure bald eagles are not far behind. The eagles have learned that the region’s rivers and streams provide an ample food supply in the form of salmon carcasses.

12/15/2013

photo courtesy: copperriversalmon.org

First Copper River Salmon Arrive

As the sun is rising Friday, Sea-Tac Airport will welcome the first planeload of Copper River salmon. The journey begins in Cordova, Alaska and some some of the salmon goes straight to the grills of area chefs competing in the annual Copper River Cook-Off.

CBS Seattle–05/16/2013

File photo of salmon (Photo credit: FRANCISCO NEGRONI/AFP/Getty Images)

Farmers, Researchers Fatten Fish In Rice Fields

Alongside a flooded field of rice stubble, Jacob Katz dipped a fish net into turbid water and came up with a half dozen or so silvery juvenile salmon.

04/03/2013

File photo of a sea lion with a friend (Photo by Bob Couey - SeaWorld San Diego via Getty Images)

Sea Shepherd Campaigns To Stop Sea Lion Killing

A conservation group known for interfering with whaling ships wants to stop Oregon’s killing of sea lions that eat endangered salmon in the Columbia River.

03/25/2013

File photo of salmon swimming in a river.  (credit: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Salmon Swim Across Flooded Road In Washington

A flooding river covered a road in Washington, allowing some migrating salmon to swim across the pavement.

11/02/2012

credit: Mike Scharer; www.facebook.com/westseattleblog

Six Orcas Identified off West Seattle

More than a dozen killer whales swimming past West Seattle gave residents a spectacular sight Monday as the sun set. This is the farthest south the orcas have been seen this year, and it may indicate a typical fall shift.

10/09/2012

File photo of salmon (Photo credit: FRANCISCO NEGRONI/AFP/Getty Images)

New Study: Hatchery-Raised Salmon Are Productive

A new study shows that salmon raised in a Nez Perce Tribe hatchery are spawning as successfully in the wild as wild salmon.

10/07/2012

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