American shad have become so populous in the Columbia Basin that scientists worry they may be competing with salmon and steelhead for food and nursery habitat, eating their young or spreading disease. This nonnative fish that returns to the Columbia River by the millions each year has been i… Read more

A poll of 800 Washington state voters found that a majority support a plan to remove the four lower Snake River dams when combined with federal money for clean energy, transportation improvements and preserving irrigation—similar to the plan proposed by Rep. Mike Simpson (R-Idaho), as descri… Read more

Lisa Wilson, a Lummi Indian Business Council member and commissioner for the Northwest Indian Fish Commission, wrote this  piece about the importance of hatcheries to salmon recovery, which was originally published on Oct. 5 for NWIFC's column, Being Frank, which appears on the Northwest Tre… Read more

As the Bonneville Power Administration continues to manage its costs at or below the rate of inflation through 2028, the agency plans to operate under a constrained budget in fiscal year 2022, which started Oct. 1, Bonneville told the Northwest Power and Conservation Council committee. Read more