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May 9, 2014 at 9:44 AM

Helicopter moving young salmon in Columbia River

By Christine Pratt / The Wenatchee World WENATCHEE — Seen a helicopter dipping a basket into the Columbia River below Rock Island Dam lately? It wasn’t fighting a wildfire. The Grant County PUD is using a helicopter to release tagged juvenile salmon into the river to track their movements through Wanapum and Priest Rapids dams. The two dams…

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