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Fish ladders will cost $7 million

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WENATCHEE — The thousands of spring chinook already headed up the Columbia River have no idea the amount of work they’ve mobilized at Rock Island and Wanapum dams.

Giant cranes are hoisting and positioning. Divers are installing. Engineers and biologists are assessing and calculating. Accountants are crunching.

Nearly every department at both the Chelan and Grant County PUDs is focused on getting those silvery-speckled fish past the dams and onto their upriver spawning streams.

The 65-foot crack discovered Feb. 27…

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