Tag Archive for Columbia River

Columbia River - below Bonneville Dam chinook sport fishing re-opens for remainder of spring season

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From: WDFW Sportfishing Rules Updates

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Helicopters move salmon fry in Columbia River

By By CHRISTINE PRATT WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) — See any helicopters dipping baskets into the Columbia River below Rock Island Dam lately? It’s not what you may be thinking…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

Old grenade found along Columbia River at Vantage

VANTAGE, Wash. (AP) — A World War II-style grenade was exposed in the Columbia River by the drawdown of water behind the cracked Wanapum Dam…. …read more

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Columbia River - below Bonneville Dam spring chinook sport fishing season extended

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From: WDFW Sportfishing Rules Updates

Owner of boat that sank in Columbia River charged

KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) — The state attorney general’s office is prosecuting the owner of a 41-foot fishing boat that sank in the Columbia River last July near Finley, spilling about 50 gallons of diesel fuel…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

Possible human bones found along Columbia River

CRESCENT BAR, Wash. (AP) — The Grant County sheriff’s office says what detectives believe are human bones have been found along the Columbia River in an area newly uncovered by the drawdown of nearby Wanapum Dam…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

Crack Found in Washington Dam on Columbia River

65-foot-long crack found in Columbia River dam in Washington; water level lowered …read more

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Crack found in Wanapum Dam on Columbia River

EPHRATA, Wash. (AP) — The Grant County PUD has decided to draw down the water level behind the Wanapum Dam after divers found a crack in a spillway pillar…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

Coast Guard reports ship aground at Astoria

ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says a 739-foot cargo ship anchored at Astoria ran aground in the Columbia River when the crew tried to change positions in the river without authorization from the bar pilot guiding it…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

Corps: narrower review of Wash. coal-export plan

SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it plans to do a more narrow environmental review of a proposed terminal on the Columbia River to ship millions of coal to Asia…. …read more

From: AP Washington News