The Three Sovereigns Process took a step toward reality Thursday when
an "interim" committee met, selected a chairman, discussed budget
alternatives and set a date for launching its ratification process.
The first task of the interim committee-composed of four state, four
federal and four tribal representatives — is a final, fine-tuning of the
document that will guide its actions. That "Memorandum of Agreement
for Three Sovereigns’ Governance of the Columbia River …