Although the news from Congress regarding Army Corps of Engineer fish
and wildlife project spending has been generally downcast, it did contain
one tantalizing tidbit for Willamette and McKenzie river salmon watchers.
The Corps’ appropriation includes $1 million to further the design of
the Cougar Reservoir portion of the Willamette Temperature Control project.
The end product would be a 300-foot tower that would allow operators to
selectively release water from various levels in the …