Donald Sampson, the new executive director for the Columbia River Inter-Tribal
Fish Commission, says it will be his job to build consensus among tribes
and other entities gridlocked over salmon recovery.
"Restoring salmon means now more than ever that we will have to
find ways to work together rather than against each other," Sampson
said in a lengthy interview published in the March edition of the Confederated
Umatilla Journal. "We need to be willing to make honest …