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When more than 10,000 coho passed Bonneville Dam on Aug. 31, Columbia Basin fish managers took a second look—just to be sure. They were predicting another good year for Columbia Basin coho returns, but if current trends continue, this year's coho run will be truly remarkable. Read More

NorthWestern Energy has asked Montana state regulators to allow it to resume short-term hedging purchases, something it has not done since acquiring substantial hydropower resources in 2014. The company wants approval to make short-term, off-system, fixed-price hedge transactions, which it s… Read More

PNGC Power has named Michael Jung its new VP of government affairs, effective Aug. 31, the cooperative announced. Jung sits on the GridForward advisory board and Oregon Environmental Council board of directors. He is a Fulbright alumnus, and a graduate of Yale College and the Harvard Kennedy… Read More

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

As Columbia and Snake river steelhead face yet another record-low run, fish managers in Washington, Oregon and Idaho say additional fishing restrictions won't do much to improve their odds of survival. But all three states have added restrictions on steelhead fishing since Aug. 27, including… Read More