Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

Posts tagged "River"
New law protects landowners from liability in salmon projects

New law protects landowners from liability in salmon projects

BY MARCY STAMPER Landowners who allow river-habitat projects to be built on their property cannot be held liable for property damage downstream, as long as the project meets strict engineering standards, under a state law that takes effect at the end of July. But the stricter standards mean that some projects may be delayed for...
Yakama Nation studies river recreation

Yakama Nation studies river recreation

File photo by Laurelle Walsh   BY MARCY STAMPER How do people use the Methow’s rivers for recreation – do they use rafts or inner tubes, where do they go, do they plunge into rapids or wait for calm waters? The Yakama Nation Fisheries are working with a consultant on studies of recreational use of...