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Salmon, salmon, salmon, salmon

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It isn’t lead story, above-the-fold banner news anymore. Maybe it should be. We have salmon, a lot of salmon.

In fact, there are so many salmon headed up the Columbia this fall that the daily counts create giggles and gasps among the watchers. The fish ladders are crammed.

Consider this: As of Tuesday, 830,177 adult fall-run chinook salmon have been counted passing Bonneville Dam, the first blockade on their trip upriver, according to the Fish Passage Center. To put that…

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