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Friday, February 7, 2014

40 years after Boldt, the fight goes on over fewer and fewer fish

Northwest tribes fished Columbia River salmon runs at Celilo Falls for generations before the falls were inundated by construction of the Dalles Dam. Shares of salmon harvests on the river remain hotly contested today, in a political environment where struggling fish stocks and fishermen also compete with agriculture and other industries for valuable Columbia River water.