The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Tonight

Lo25° Mostly Cloudy

Monday

Hi32° Chance Snow Showers

Monday Night

Lo18° Chance Snow Showers then Mostly Clear

Tuesday

Hi35° Mostly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo27° Partly Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi46° Slight Chance Rain

Wednesday Night

Lo27° Mostly Cloudy then Slight Chance Snow

Thursday

Hi42° Slight Chance Rain/Snow then Slight Chance Rain

Thursday Night

Lo28° Mostly Cloudy

Friday

Hi44° Chance Showers

Columbia Treaty renewal could reopen salmon passages

Send to Kindle
Print This

Salmon runs to the Upper Columbia River and its tributaries went extinct in the 1930s when Grand Coulee Dam was built without fish ladders.

Now it’s time to investigate salmon passage over the 550-foot-high dam, including the possibility of restoring runs up the 1,200-mile river system and into British Columbia, according to a draft recommendation from federal agencies, Northwest states and 16 Indian tribes.

The draft recommendation is part of a regional review of the 1964 Columbia River Treaty, which…

View my options or Sign in