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2008-07-25 15:00:40

By Erik Robinson, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 25--Pacific Power will get into the fish transportation business by the end of 2012. For 77 years, a 313-foot-high concrete plug has stopped the migration of salmon and steelhead in the North Fork of the Lewis River.

2008-07-24 21:00:25

By ALLEN THOMAS The Cape Horn loop trail passes under this waterfall south of state Highway 14. The U.S.

2008-07-24 18:00:35

By Scott Learn, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jul.

2008-07-24 15:01:02

By Annette Cary, Tri-City Herald, Kennewick, Wash. Jul. 24--The Department of Energy has agreed in principle with a proposal that could mean continued use of Rattlesnake Mountain for emergency and other radio communication and possible limited operation of the Rattlesnake Mountain Observatory.

2008-07-23 21:00:26

By ERIK ROBINSON Anglers line the north bank of the Columbia River below Bonneville Dam to fish for shad in June.

2008-07-23 15:00:50

By Erik Robinson, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 23--Most Columbia River anglers have no reason to know the name Seth Green. Yet today's Columbia River fish population would be dramatically different were it not for Green's decision in 1871 to hop a westbound train in Albany, N.Y.

2008-07-22 21:00:24

By David Lester, Yakima Herald-Republic, Wash. Jul. 22--A state Department of Ecology request for public comment on a list of alternatives to large storage reservoirs to serve the Yakima River Basin got little response Monday afternoon.

2008-07-22 09:00:39

By David Lester, Yakima Herald-Republic, Wash. Jul. 22--A state Department of Ecology request for public comment on a list of alternatives to large storage reservoirs to serve the Yakima River Basin got little response Monday afternoon.

2008-07-21 12:01:17

By Gail Kinsey Hill, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jul. 21--Utilities and independent developers are poised to more than quadruple the amount of wind power in the Northwest, a huge increase that underscores the region's push for renewable energy.

2008-07-21 03:00:39

By Hagadone, Zach The Stoller Corporation, a Colorado-based environmental, waste management, remediation, and ecological services company, has been awarded a two-year, $18.5 million contract extension for management of the disposal facility at the abandoned Hanford nuclear site in Washington.


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Columbia Plateau
2013-04-19 16:35:47

The Columbia Plateau ecoregion is a Level III ecoregion designed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency in the U.S. states of Oregon and Washington, with little areas over the Washington state border in Idaho. This ecoregion stretches across a wide swath of the Columbia River Basin from the Dalles, Oregon to Lewiston, Idaho to Okanogan, Washington near the Canadian border. It incorporates nearly 500 miles of the Columbia River, as well as the lower reaches of major tributaries....

2012-06-15 07:32:22

Symbol: GRCO Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Biennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   GRNAC Grindelia nana Nutt. ssp. columbiana Piper   GRNAD Grindelia nana Nutt. var. discoidea (Nutt.) A. Gray Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:ID, OR, WA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular...

36_cefbf76e7e5b14f31bd8affa4259221c
2005-06-15 14:36:36

The Short-horned Lizard is a small lizard that occurs in North America. Like other horned lizards, it is often wrongly called the "Horned Toad", but it is not a toad at all. It is a reptile, not an amphibian. It is also one of five species of lizards found in Canada. Taxonomy The taxonomy of the Short-horned Lizard is in the midst of a major revision based on recent research. As of 2004, accepted nomenclature recognizes two species: Phrynosoma douglasii (Bell 1829), the Pygmy...

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saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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