A ballot initiative that would have banned most commercial fishing nets
from Washington waters barely received 40 percent of the vote in this weeks
elections. It was the second time such an initiative had been defeated
in Washington in the past four years.
Despite gaining the support of The Columbian, the daily newspaper in
Vancouver, Wash., as well as late support from fishing organizations and
some environmental groups, Ban All Nets also got some late opposition from
the Sierra Club and

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