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2011-05-02 07:37:27

The 25-story construction crane used since 1995 to investigate such things as how Pacific Northwest forests absorb carbon dioxide, obtain sufficient water and resist attacks by pests and diseases is being pruned back to just the tower.

2008-09-12 21:00:14

By ALLEN THOMAS Fall chinook salmon retention in the lower Columbia River will not close early, instead remaining open through Tuesday.

2008-08-05 21:00:22

By LAURA McVICKER An 11-year-old autistic Portland boy, lost for two nights in wilderness near Mount St. Helens, was found safe Monday morning. Just after 6 a.m., Alex Irvin walked to the clearing of the Siouxon trailhead as searchers were mobilizing with dogs.

2008-08-05 15:01:02

By Laura McVicker, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Aug. 5--An 11-year-old autistic Portland boy, lost for two nights in wilderness near Mount St. Helens, was found safe Monday morning.

2008-07-10 21:00:16

By ALLEN THOMAS Having exceeded harvest guidelines, sturgeon angling in the Bonneville pool of the Columbia River Gorge will shift to catch-and- release beginning Saturday.

2008-07-08 21:00:15

By Allen Thomas, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 8--Having exceeded harvest guidelines, sturgeon angling in the Bonneville pool of the Columbia River Gorge will shift to catch-and-release beginning Saturday.

2008-07-08 15:00:26

By Kathie Durbin, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 8--Skamania County is considering opening wide swaths of land to renewable-energy development.

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2008-01-18 14:15:00

In the 1990s, 65% of the steelhead at Ballard Locks in Seattle had been devoured by sea lions. This was seen as a problem, and steps were taken to solve it, however the run has not fully recovered. Now, another group of fish is in trouble.

2007-10-20 15:00:13

By Kathie Durbin, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Oct. 20--The Skamania County Sheriff's Office arrested three people Friday in connection with the Sept. 21 fire that destroyed the Stevenson Co-Ply mill west of Stevenson.

2007-08-31 21:05:56

By KATHIE DURBIN A development in a riparian area directly above Husum Falls appears to violate the buffer required under state shoreline rules and the river's management plan. Rafters ride Husum Falls on the Lower White Salmon River on Thursday.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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