The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Tonight

Lo17° Partly Cloudy

Saturday

Hi34° Increasing Clouds

Saturday Night

Lo25° Chance Snow

Sunday

Hi34° Snow Likely

Sunday Night

Lo23° Chance Snow

Monday

Hi35° Slight Chance Snow Showers then Partly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo22° Mostly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi39° Mostly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo26° Mostly Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi42° Partly Sunny

Bill would clear convictions during ’60s fish-ins

Send to Kindle
Print This

SEATTLE — Decades after American Indians were arrested for exercising treaty-protected fishing rights during the “Fish Wars,” a proposal in the state Legislature would give those who were jailed a chance to clear their convictions from the record.

During fish-ins and other civil disobedience protests of the 1960s and 1970s, tribal members and others were roughed up, harassed and arrested while asserting their right to fish for salmon in violation of state regulations at the time.

Rep. David Sawyer, a…

View my options or Sign in