Condit Dam Removal

The recovery

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Dam-free river plots new course

HUSUM — Susan Hollingsworth had seen the photos. She'd seen the stories. Then she saw it for herself — a fish leaping from the waters of the White Salmon River.

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Condit Dam removal complete

Demolition crews first breached the dam last October with a carefully orchestrated blast of 700 pounds of dynamite. The explosion released a free-flowing White Salmon River for the first time in nearly a century.