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Open Letter to our Idaho Legislators

From the Concerned citizens of Canyon County Committee Legislative issues for the 2022 session The primary issue for the past two years has been the shift of the property tax burden from Ag and Commercial to residential. This is evidently not a concern of our Governor, but I hope it is one of your top […]

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Practical Solutions For Salmon Passage

We Must Use Practical Rationality To Resolve Salmon Passage Up And Downstream What We Cannot Control Recognizing Natural Conditions First condition: The controlling natural factors that dominate any solution. The primary impediment appears to be the Decadal Oscillation within the northern Pacific affecting the western coastal areas of North America rather than the eastern coastal […]

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Salmon Recovery – Why Removing the Dams Should be Prevented

The water in the dams on the Snake during the spawning season is too hot for the fish.   “When temperatures get above 68 degrees, salmon have problems”, states Dennis McLerran, former regional administrator for the EPA in the Northwest.  However, the river water filling the dams naturally exceeds 68F during the spawning season. It’s time […]

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Dam Removal will do Unnecessary Damage

To Salmon, and to the economies of Washington and Oregon In the recent 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, Columbia Riverkeeper V. Wheeler case, the 12-20-2019 decision is being touted by the print media and non-government organizations (NGO) as a decision that will require dam removal on the Snake and Columbia Rivers, contending that water in […]

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