A campaign targeting gillnetters takes class war to the Columbia River.
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
Are male bass in the Columbia gaining female traits?
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
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 ...
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- ...