About a million Chinook Salmon could be released at a smaller than normal size next year. Due to a power outage at Cole Rivers fish hatchery in Jackson County, there won't be warm incubation tanks for the winter.
Few things unite the Pacific Northwest’s culture, economy and ecology like food. But sometimes the ingredients we eat are also divisive. Take salmon: Once these fish were superabundant throughout the region, but the arrival of western settlers — who introduced overfishing and dams — has taken a toll.