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Mount St. Helens' Landscape Changed In An Instant. 40 Years Later It Keeps Evolving.

Mount St. Helens’ story didn’t end when the ash settled and the landslides ground to a halt following the 1980 eruption. It’s still going on today.

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Trump Administration Rejects Endangered Species Protection For Rare Mammal In Oregon

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has approved limited Endangered Species Act protections to the Pacific fisher, but not in Oregon, where it says voluntary measures by the timber industry will prevent extinction.

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Oregon Reopens Salmon Fishing On Columbia River For 4 Days

Oregon will reopen recreational salmon and steelhead fishing on the Columbia River for four days after closing the river in late March to follow the state's stay at home order.

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Oregon Wave Energy Project Enters Critical Permitting Phase

Project managers hope to begin construction on the PacWave testing facility later this year.

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'Let Us Fish' Protest 1 Of 2 In Spokane To Question Stay-Home Measures

The organizer of a Spokane “let us fish” protest agrees with social distancing measures but says the state fishing ban is “absolutely absurd.”

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Restaurant Closures Put Oregon Seafood Industry In Limbo

The coronavirus pandemic has sent shock waves through Oregon's $700 million seafood industry as mandatory restaurant closures have cut off a vital market and sent prices plummeting. 

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Recreational Fishing Curtailed In Fight Against The Coronavirus

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will close recreational salmon fishing in the Columbia River for at least two weeks, starting Friday morning, to help slow the spread of the coronavirus.

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Coronavirus Restaurant Closures Upend Oregon Seafood Industry

Oregon's seafood industry is losing a major market as dining rooms across the country close to reduce the spread of coronavirus. 

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Oregon State Parks Sends Whale Watching Volunteers Home Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Thousands of people from around the world flock to the Oregon Coast to go whale watching each year, as nearly 25,000 gray whales migrate north along the coast toward Alaska. But now, Oregon State Parks have asked volunteers to stay home to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

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Feds Reject Calls To Remove 4 Snake River Dams, A Plan Aimed At Saving Salmon

Environmental groups who have pushed for years for the dams to come down to help salmon recover immediately blasted the report.