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Key Observations From Scenario Analysis


Regional portfolio model highlights energy efficiency and demand response as low-cost, low-risk resource options. Read more.

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Spokane Tribal Hatchery Audit Will Be a Template for Others

A recent assessment of the Spokane Tribal Hatchery, which raises trout and kokanee for release into Lake Roosevelt behind Grand Coulee Dam, will serve as a template for similar audits that the Council and the Bonneville Power Administration want to conduct of other hatcheries funded through the Council’s fish and wildlife program.

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Northern Pike Invade Upper Columbia River

Northern pike, a voracious predator considered an invasive species in two of the four Northwest states, have been found in the Kettle River, a northeastern Washington tributary of the Columbia River, a sign that they are continuing their downstream migration from lakes and rivers in Idaho and Montana.

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