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Latest CBB News > Archives > Oct. 5, 2007
Oct. 5, 2007

SPILL IMPACTS PROMPTS SURFACE BYPASS CHANGE AT LITTLE GOOSE
Posted on Friday, October 05, 2007 (PST)
A roiling roadblock to adult salmon passage in late spring at the lower Snake River's Little Goose Dam has prompted the U.S. Corps of Engineers, with agreement from fish and other hydro managers, to change its strategy for providing surface bypass at the dam. Read More...  

EARLY FORECAST OF 'LA NINA' WINTER SHOWS AVERAGE FLOWS AT DALLES DAM
Posted on Friday, October 05, 2007 (PST)
A subpar 2006-2007 water year in the Columbia River basin, particularly in the upper Snake River region, could serve to dampen the effects of wet and snowy weather in the months ahead. Read More...  

FORECAST MODELS FACE UNCERTAINTIES, BUT LINE-UP WITH LA NINA
Posted on Friday, October 05, 2007 (PST)
One phrase -- La Nina -- kindles hope for people across the Columbia/Snake river basin who rely on hydroelectric power, grow crops, manage fish or otherwise rely on a plentiful water supply. Read More...  

FALL CHINOOK RUN TAILING OFF; MORE COMMERCIAL FISHING APPROVED
Posted on Friday, October 05, 2007 (PST)
State managers this week expanded lower Columbia River mainstem commercial fishing options, approving Wednesday and Thursday nighttime outings to enable the harvest of, primarily, fall chinook and sturgeon. Read More...  

WDFW OPENS FIRST STEELHEAD FISHERY ON WENATCHEE RIVER IN 10 YEARS
Posted on Friday, October 05, 2007 (PST)
Hatchery steelhead fisheries will open this month on portions of the upper Columbia River and several tributaries, including the first steelhead fishery on the Wenatchee River in 10 years, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced this week. Read More...  

 

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