Lorraine Loomis

Tribes support sea lion removal legislation

Federal legislation allowing lethal removal of more sea lions in the lower Columbia River is a good step toward reining in out-of-control populations that are… Continue reading

 

Cooperation spawns hope

Call to reach common ground and a shared pain

 

Poor salmon returns expected | Being Frank

As the tribal and state co-managers begin the annual salmon season setting process, the effects of drought and poor ocean conditions over the past few… Continue reading

 

Ecosystem out of balance | Being Frank

Urging ways to improve our regional habitat

Bold action needed for salmon recovery | Being Frank

Frustrated with the lack of progress in salmon recovery – especially Puget Sound chinook – treaty tribes in Western Washington have proposed seven bold actions… Continue reading

No place in our waters for Atlantic salmon | Being Frank

All Atlantic salmon fish farms in Puget Sound should be closed and future expansion plans scrapped following the Aug. 19 escape of thousands of the… Continue reading

Atlantic salmon must go | Being Frank

The backlash against Atlantic salmon farms in Western Washington continues to grow as more than 100,000 of the non-native fish remain unaccounted for following the… Continue reading