On the Columbia, broken promises for tribal housing

This story originally appeared in High Country News. Paul Lumley, like many Yakama Nation citizens, grew up fishing on the Columbia River, through which salmon…

The Nooksack 306 fight to stay in their tribe

This story originally appeared in High Country News. In February 2013, Michelle Roberts, along with around 300 other Nooksack Indians, received a letter informing her that…

Will GMO salmon harm Alaska’s fishing industry?

This story originally appeared in High Country News. By now you may have seen November’s big biotech news: The Food and Drug Administration has approved…

Mapping fish die-offs in warming waters

This article first appeared in High Country News. This year’s brutal heat and drought have meant grim news for the West: cataclysmic wildfires in Washington,…

Tribes, fishermen battle salmon-eating sea lions

This story originally appeared in the Aug. 17, 2015, edition of High Country News. Rolling whitecaps thumped against the hull of the CRITFC3 as Bobby Begay piloted…