As record numbers of shad continue to migrate up the Snake and Columbia rivers, the Northwest Power and Conservation Council decided it’s time to look into the ecological impacts of having millions of additional fish in the Columbia Basin. Read More

The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission says the state’s Department of Fish and Wildlife needs an additional $50.5 million to meet operating costs, capital needs and new responsibilities in 2020—which include recent state and federal laws enacted to promote salmon recovery—and approved m… Read More

Avista on Aug. 12 announced a number of near-term leadership changes to facilitate the CEO transition next March, when Scott Morris retires and Avista President Dennis Vermillon steps in. These include promoting Mark Thies from senior VP/CFO to executive VP/CFO; Heather Rosentrater from VP o… Read More

Peak power prices across the West picked up between $4 and as much as $18.25 in trading this week, a portion of which can be attributed to greater California demand and extreme heat across the Southwest. Read More

For your convenience, NewsData has compiled a list of the acronyms we utilize throughout the Clearing Up publication. Read more

Scott Coe—a public-power leader who started under the Greatest Generation, rose to leadership among boomers, and has led organizations with boomers, millennials and maybe even zoomers—joins Matthew Scroettnig. Read more