Fisherman’s Wrath

A campaign targeting gillnetters takes class war to the Columbia River.

Cover Story
IMAGE: Corey PeinMark Ihander draws his net from the waters of Youngs Bay. Tangled in the mesh he spies the first catch of the clear blue afternoon: a spring chinook, hatchery bred, strong and gli   More
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 COREY PEIN

Dr. Know: Gender-Confused Fish

Are male bass in the Columbia gaining female traits?

Dr. Know
Is it true that 80 percent of the male bass fish in Washington’s major river are now exhibiting female traits as a result of contraceptive pills being flushed into the water? Say it ain’t so   More
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 MARTY SMITH

Coal, Alberta Tar Sands and the Columbia River


Heard the expression "not in my backyard?" Try not on our back river, according to Columbia Riverkeeper and Portland Rising Tide. The environmental watchdog groups will hold a teach-in tonight at 7 pm, Wednesday March 23, at the First Unitarian Church of Portland (1226 SW Salmon St.) to discuss how the Columbia River could soon become an important conduit for dirty energy via the transportation of ...   More
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 NATHAN GILLES

FBI: The River Rat Strikes Again in Vancouver

An update today to this week's Hey, Neighbor! item on the "River Rat." The FBI says the so-called River Rat robbed Chase Bank in Vancouver by gunpoint today, marking his seventh bank robbery in the last two months on both sides of the Columbia River (hence the "River Rat" nickname). The River Rat's list of past bank robberies include: Columbia State Bank, Portland- Aug. 7 Key Bank, Vancouver- ...   More
Thursday, September 24, 2009 Anvi Bui


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