Washington Loses Fight, Could Pay Up To $2B To Save SalmonWashington state lost a major legal battle Friday, which could force it spend nearly $2 billion to restore salmon habitat by removing barriers that block fish migration.
Fishing Restrictions Begin Off Neah Bay TodayThe Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will require anglers to release any Chinook salmon they catch in ocean waters off the bay.
Crash Kills 11,000 Salmon On Oregon HighwayA tanker truck moving young salmon from a failing hatchery crashed and spilled thousands of fish on the side of a highway in western Oregon.
Death By Dirty Water: Storm Runoff A Risk For FishScientists with NOAA, Washington State University and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are seeking a solution to stormwater pollution, a major problem for Puget Sound and other streams and lakes in the nation.
Study: Potassium Can Help Prevent StrokesA new report in the journal 'Stroke' says there could be advantages to having potassium in the body.
Five Healthy Foods For Your BrainWhen it comes to maintaining and even enhancing brain health, choosing the right foods is critically important. These five foods will have your brain working in top gear.
Government Proposes New Guidelines For Vitamin D ScreeningMany doctors still believe that screening and vitamin D supplements are important for good health.
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.
State Senate OKs Fish Wars Bill, Heads To InsleeAmerican 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.
Lawsuits Could Lead To Changes At Fish HatcheriesPeople 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.
Bald Eagles Returning: Where To Watch ThemAs 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.
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.