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Appeals court: Washington must fix salmon-blocking culverts

In a case that could have big implications for dams and other development in the Northwest, a federal appeals court panel said Monday that Native American tribes have a right not only to fish for salmon, but for there to be salmon to catch — a ruling that affirms the duty of the United States to protect the habitat of the prized fish under treaties dating back more than 150 years.

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VIDEO: 300 Firefighters take part in DNR wildfire training exercise near Rainier

Around 300 firefighters took part in the Western Washington Interagency Wildfire Training Academy session on JBLM timberlands off of Rainier Road, June 27, 2016. It was the final day of a week-long training exercise that combined practical experience with some classroom work held at nearby Rainier High School.
Steve Bloom sbloom@theolympian.com
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