Tag: Tacoma News Tribune

Increased Flows on Skokomish North Fork

The Kitsap Sun and Tacoma News Tribune reported on the increased water flow from the Cushman Dam to the North Fork of the Skokomish River on March 7. The amount of water flowing down the North Fork was increased from 60-70 cubic...

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Oil spill settlement makes regional newspapers

Regional newspapers announce the Suquamish Tribe’s settlement with Foss Maritime over the December 2003 oil spill: Seattle Times: More than three years after nearly 5,000 gallons of oil fouled pristine beaches and a salt...

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Muckleshoot: Lake Tapps plan puts fish at risk

Tacoma News Tribune: Federally protected stocks of salmon and bull trout will lose if the state goes ahead with its proposal to divvy up White River water between Lake Tapps and future municipal suppliers. That’s according to...

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Blackmouth health advisory coverage

Yesterday the state Department of Health release an advisory on eating blackmouth (resident) chinook. A couple of places covered the tribal angle pretty well. Seattle Times: The biggest impact from the advisory could be among...

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Puyallup Tribe saving, tracking steelhead

The Puyallup Tribe recently kick started two projects to help save Puyallup River steelhead, one of the stocks currently being considered for listing under the federal Endangered Species Act. The tribe is starting a steelhead...

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Chum back in Muck Creek, Nisqually Watershed

There were a few stories over the weekend about chum salmon making it back to Muck Creek in the Nisqually River watershed, due to efforts by volunteers and the Nisqually Tribe. Tacoma News Tribune: Homecoming kings and queens in...

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