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Mixed News For Steelhead On Columbia Basin

AP | July 23, 2017 11:02 a.m. | Yakima, Wash.

An icon of the Pacific Northwest, the steelhead, is facing mixed news on the Columbia Basin.

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Washington To Kill Members Of Wolf Pack In Stevens County

AP | July 20, 2017 10:44 a.m. | Spokane, Wash.

The state of Washington plans to kill some members of the Smackout wolf pack, which has repeatedly preyed on livestock in Stevens County.

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Invasive Crabs Caught At Washington's Dungeness Spit, Officials Say

AP | July 16, 2017 9:33 a.m. | Sequim, Washington

State and federal resource managers report they've caught 87 of the invasive European green crabs on the Dungeness Spit in Washington.

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'Stressed' Slime Eels Spill All Over Highway 101 After Crash

OPB | July 13, 2017 2:03 p.m.

A truck carrying slime eels overturned on Highway 101 on Thursday, covering the road and other vehicles in slime.

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Toxic Blue-Green Algae Bloom Kills 32 Cattle In Oregon

Capital Press | July 13, 2017 11:09 a.m. | Lane County, Oregon

A blue-green algae outbreak in a Lake County, Oregon, reservoir has killed 32 head of cattle.

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OR-7 Is Grandpa To California Wolf Pack

Medford Mail Tribune | July 5, 2017 6:10 p.m.

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife confirmed Wednesday that the son of the famous wandering OR-7 has paired with a female, and they produced three pups this year.

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Oregon To Continue Running 6 Hatcheries Under Extension

Medford Mail Tribune | July 3, 2017 2:32 p.m.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will allow Oregon to run six hatcheries for three more months under a recent extension.

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Strange Sea Creatures Near Alaska Baffle Scientists

AP | July 3, 2017 1:15 p.m. | Juneau, Alaska

Scientists are trying to figure out why strange sea creatures that resemble large pink thimbles are showing up on the coast of southeast Alaska.

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Oregon Silverspot Butterflies Get New Places To Grow

Daily Astorian | July 3, 2017 10:49 a.m. | Astoria, Ore.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently announced it will release hundreds of silverspot caterpillars at two new sites this summer and next.

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Big Ships Asked To Slow Down To Reduce Noise For Orcas

Northwest News Network | June 29, 2017 4:24 p.m.

If you think trying to carry on a conversation in a noisy restaurant or bar is difficult, imagine how orcas in the noisy waters off a busy port feel.