An innovative hatchery proposal is entering the final phase of scrutiny
before an estimated $28 million construction project can be triggered.
Representatives of the Nez Perce Tribe and of the firm now completing
final designs for the project provided a status report Thursday for the
Northwest Power Planning Council’s Fish and Wildlife Committee.
Nearly $8 million is earmarked in fiscal year 1999 to complete the project
design and begin construction. The bulk of construction is …