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Salmon fishing off the mouth of the Columbia River is closed for the season, effective Sunday.

Salmon fishing off the mouth of the Columbia River is closed for the season, effective Sunday.

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  • The right to fish in American waters has slowly been privatized by the federal government. It’s pitched as a way to keep the fishing industry sustainable, but is it the best for fishermen, coastal communities and the ecosystem? Local journalist Lee Van Der Voo fills us in on her new book, “The Fish Market.”

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