It's been 15 years since wild steelhead in lower Columbia River tributaries were listed as threatened under the federal Endangered Species Act. And while there have been recovery plans written, habitat restoration started and angling rules tweaked, the hit on fishermen has been relatively mild.
Fall chinook production is going to plummet under new management plan proposed for the big river
RENO, Nev. — A scathing independent scientific review of wild horse roundups in the West concludes the U.S. government would be better off investing in widespread fertility control of the mustangs and let nature cull any excess herds instead of spending millions to house them in overflowing holding pens.
YAKIMA — Climbing rangers on iconic Mount Rainier had become comfortable working on the mountain's icy slopes without being roped or tethered for safety and had become desensitized to potential hazards, according to a review released Tuesday into the death of a ranger who fell during a rescue operation last year.
Infestation has been on the rise in Washington, Oregon
RENO, Nev. — Scientists across the West are concerned about a growing infestation of exotic deer lice that appears to be killing Columbian black-tailed and mule deer and recently turned up in Nevada
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A new plan for balancing scarce water in the Klamath Basin between fish and farms won't harm salmon or other fish protected by the Endangered Species Act, federal scientists said Monday.
Sturgeon fishing improves in lower Columbia, shad plentiful and spring chinook sputter along
Conservationist Bill McMillan honored by province's oldest flyfishing club
Items about free fishing clinics at Fishermen's Marine, cross-country skiing at Mount Hood Meadows and Free Fishing Weekend in Oregon
State, federal fishery agencies begin process to identify streams where hatchery releases will be discontinued to boost wild populations
OLYMPIA — Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson is appealing a federal ruling ordering the state fix culverts that block salmon passages.
Department of Fish and Wildlife, Colville tribe don't see eye to eye on Sanpoil arm of reservoir behind Grand Coulee Dam
There's a simple treatment for hunting dogs sprayed by skunks
ONTARIO, Ore. — An Eastern Oregon checkpoint aimed at keeping invasive species from hitchhiking into Oregon on boats has opened for the spring, and it found an infested boat the next day.
Canyon Creek, Little White Salmon River open for trout fishing on Saturday
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