Risky Business

There’s a time for playing it safe... and our 2012 Endorsement Issue says this is one of them.

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Portland, you have a gambling problem. We’re telling you this as a friend. For too many years, the voters of this city have rolled the dice on engaging but tro   More
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Tribes Oppose Measure 81 Gillnetting Ban


The tribes with treaty fishing rights on the Columbia River have voted to oppose a Nov. 6 ballot measure that would ban the commercial fishing practice of gillnetting.Measure 81 is backed by a coalition of environmentalists and sport fisherman, who say gillnetting is barbaric and cuts into the number of salmon recreational anglers can hook. But the ban won't get the support of the Yakama, Umatilla, ...   More
Thursday, September 6, 2012 AARON MESH

Fisherman’s Wrath

A campaign targeting gillnetters takes class war to the Columbia River.

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IMAGE: Corey PeinMark Ihander draws his net from the waters of Youngs Bay. Tangled in the mesh he spies the first catch of the clear blue afternoon: a spring chinook, hatchery bred, strong and gli   More
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 COREY PEIN


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