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Third plan for Columbia Basin dams and wild salmon might still have holes, Judge James A. Redden warns

By Scott Learn The Oregonian Federal Judge James A. Redden’s potential swan song hearing on the Northwest’s highest-profile salmon case Monday was short but not particularly sweet. Redden, 82, has presided over the U.S. District Court case since 2003. He … Read on 

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Habitat restoration soars on Columbia River, but fish benefits are murky

By Scott Learn The Oregonian CHINOOK, Wash. — This winter, restoration workers punched a 12-foot concrete culvert through the rock rip-rap that lines the Columbia River near the ocean and waited for fish to hit wetlands walled off for a … Read on 

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