After a nine-year battle with locals, Nestlé Waters North America has officially pulled up stakes and left the state of Oregon. Following an Oct. 27 letter from Gov. Kate Brown to Department of Fish and Wildlife Director Kurt Melcher, Nestlé cleared out its Cascade Locks storefront and issued a terse statement thanking the city for […]
The problems associated with contamination in Northwestern waters are mounting. For years the many contaminants in Washington State waterways have prompted the state’s Department of Health to issue official warnings against eating Washington fish too frequently. Washington currently has fish consumption advisories issued throughout the state. “The tribes are not only interested in protecting all […]
As tribes of the lower Columbia River work to restore fisheries destroyed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 1957, they recall that the flooded village of Celilo was the oldest continually inhabited settlement in North America. As the largest Native trading center in what became the United States, the loss of Celilo was […]
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