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Columbia River

‘Trackers’ hunt for animal clues along Columbia River in Vancouver

November 19, 2022, 8:40pm Clark County News

It may have looked like a pleasant, sunny stroll through some riverside wetlands. In reality, Saturday morning’s outing was a crime-scene investigation, as 15 sharp-eyed folks participated in a city-sponsored… Read story

National report details ways to boost fish recovery in Columbia, Snake rivers

October 11, 2022, 7:54pm Clark County News

Local leaders and researchers are finding new solutions to an old problem: helping endangered salmon and steelhead species across the Columbia River Basin. Read story

Salmon fishermen on the Columbia River.

Columbia River and tributary fishing report, Sept. 26-Oct. 2

Salmon fishermen on the Columbia River.

October 5, 2022, 5:06pm Outdoors

Flight count from Saturday, Oct. 1 on lower Columbia River. Read story

The Storedahl Gravel Pit and the old Ridgefield Pits, seen in February 2000, where the East Fork Lewis River has been severely altered, affecting the river downstream in profound ways.

Grants awarded to East Fork Lewis River restoration project

The Storedahl Gravel Pit and the old Ridgefield Pits, seen in February 2000, where the East Fork Lewis River has been severely altered, affecting the river downstream in profound ways.

September 29, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

Fresh off the success of its Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge habitat restoration project, the Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership has set its sights on another historic project. This time, the organization is focusing on the East Fork Lewis River, specifically, the Ridgefield Pits — an area encompassing nine abandoned pit… Read story

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The U.S. Coast Guard has begun efforts to lift the Alert from the Columbia River, where it sunk in November. After crews spent Saturday pumping water from the vessel, most of the ship could now be seen above the water line. (shari phiel/The Columbian)

Columbia River sunken ship Alert rises after crews pump water from hull

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The U.S. Coast Guard has begun efforts to lift the Alert from the Columbia River, where it sunk in November. After crews spent Saturday pumping water from the vessel, most of the ship could now be seen above the water line. (shari phiel/The Columbian)

September 24, 2022, 4:49pm Clark County News

The U.S. Coast Guard made progress Saturday in its efforts to raise the Alert, one of two vessels that sank near the Interstate 5 Bridge. For the first time since the ship sank in November, most of it was now above water. Previously, only the ship’s mast and some of… Read story

A partially submerged boat sticks out of the Columbia River on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, as seen from the I-5 Bridge near Hayden Island. Crews are working on removing the vessel.

Crews work to raise wrecks out of Columbia River

A partially submerged boat sticks out of the Columbia River on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, as seen from the I-5 Bridge near Hayden Island. Crews are working on removing the vessel.

September 20, 2022, 7:59pm Clark County News

Work to remove two derelict vessels from the Columbia River near Hayden Island continued Tuesday Read story

The Coast Guard and other agencies have approved a plan to remove to derelict vessels from the Columbia River. Both are near the Interstate Bridge off the Portland Shore.

Derelict vessels in Columbia River will be removed, Coast Guard says

The Coast Guard and other agencies have approved a plan to remove to derelict vessels from the Columbia River. Both are near the Interstate Bridge off the Portland Shore.

September 1, 2022, 3:44pm Clark County News

Two derelict vessels will be removed from the Columbia River in September because they are discharging oil into the river and pose a collision hazard, according to a statement from the U.S. Coast Guard. Read story

Barbless hooks, required for Columbia salmon fishing, are unforgiving if you handle the fish wrong.

All salmon fishing now closed below Bonneville Dam

Barbless hooks, required for Columbia salmon fishing, are unforgiving if you handle the fish wrong.

September 1, 2022, 3:27pm Latest News

Fishery managers from Oregon and Washington closed all salmon and steelhead fishing, including both retention and catch-and-release fishing, on the Columbia River from Buoy 10 to Bonneville Dam as of 11:59 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1. Read story

The tugboat Umatilla pushes two barges past The Port of Portland on the Columbia River near Portland. Columbia Riverkeeper received a share of federal infrastructure funding to reduce toxic pollution in the Columbia River Basin through community education and outreach.

Columbia Riverkeeper gets EPA grant to pay for community education, outreach

The tugboat Umatilla pushes two barges past The Port of Portland on the Columbia River near Portland. Columbia Riverkeeper received a share of federal infrastructure funding to reduce toxic pollution in the Columbia River Basin through community education and outreach.

August 30, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

The Environmental Protection Agency granted Columbia Riverkeeper $125,452 to reduce toxic pollution in the Columbia River Basin by funding community education and outreach. Read story

An abandoned ship, foreground, is seen in the Columbia River near Jantzen Beach, Ore., as the American Pride riverboat cruises past Vancouver.

Sunken ships in Columbia River create watery conundrum

An abandoned ship, foreground, is seen in the Columbia River near Jantzen Beach, Ore., as the American Pride riverboat cruises past Vancouver.

July 25, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

Two boat masts sticking out of the Columbia River, near the Interstate 5 Bridge, stand like headstones as a reminder of the sunken vessels that once floated there for about 16 years. Read story