Representatives of the Lower Columbia River treaty tribes picked one
from their own ranks Thursday afternoon to follow Ted Strong as executive
director of the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission.
Don Sampson, now CRITFC’s watershed department manager, was selected
to CRITFC’s top post during the commission’s February meeting. Strong decided
late last year to step down after nearly 10 years on the job.
Sampson sees his new role as helping to push salmon recovery off …