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PNS Daily Newscast - July 15, 2019 


AOC, Trump battle on Twitter over being native born. Also on our Monday rundown: Democratic hopefuls share views in five Iowa cities. Plus, efforts to control stormwater pollution are paying off for Puget Sound.

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Public News Service - OR: Salmon Recovery

Eugene, OR – The newest federal salmon recovery plan has been released, and salmon advocates say the future is no brighter for the Pacific Northwest's native fish, or the the communities, fishermen and businesses that rely on them. Conservationists, fishermen and community leaders are calling

It's been called one of the finest salmon runs on the West Coast, and now, the Copper Salmon region in Southern Oregon is one step closer to permanent wilderness protection. Senator Ron Wyden and Representative Peter DeFazio introduced the Copper Salmon Wilderness Act this week, which would set asid

Portland, OR – The shake-up over Idaho Senator Larry Craig's possible departure from office has some conservationists worried about the man who could fill his shoes on some key decisions. Oregon Senator Gordon Smith says he'll gladly take over as the Northwest's representative for timber and

Seattle, WA - An economic disaster could be looming for commercial fishermen and fishing communities in Oregon. The Pacific Fishery Management Council is meeting this week to determine the length and quantity of this year's fishing season. But with Columbia salmon runs projected to be very poor, t

There's something "fishy" in the hallowed halls of Congress today. A new bill would require independent economic and scientific review of federal salmon recovery efforts in the Pacific Northwest. Liz Hamilton with the Northwest Sportsfishing Industry Association says recovery efforts have to conside

At the start of Oregon's spring fishing season, Oregon's Department of Fish and Wildlife is warning against eating some local fish, particularly those caught in the Willamette River, due to high levels of toxins. Fishing guide Bob Rees says the reason for the pollution is a loophole in state clean

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