Higher Bonneville Dam outflows that started Nov. 4 will give fall chinook
more places to spawn in the mainstem Columbia River near Hamilton, Ives,
and Pierce islands.
However, tribes and other upriver interests worry about the consequences
for Hanford Reach fall chinook and resident fish above Grand Coulee Dam.
Federal hydropower operators and the National Marine Fisheries Service
reversed an earlier decision and granted a request from state and federal
fish managers to maintain …