Northwest RiverPartners in the News


Feds reject removal of 4 Snake River dams in key report
Yahoo 
[02/28/2020] By Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press

For first time in 20 years, feds take deep look at hydroelectric dam removal on Lower Snake River
Seattle Times
[02/27/2020] By Lynda V. Mapes

Dammed if you do…
The Lewiston Tribune [02/23/2020] By Eric Barker

Dams debate
East Oregonian [02/22/2020] By Jordan Pollard

Oregon governor calls for tearing out Snake River dams. Washington reps are outraged
Tri-City Herald
[02/14/2020] By Annette Cary

New analysis says dam removal means $860M energy replacement costs
The Daily News [02/14/2020] By Mallory Gruben

Report weighs future of river dams
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber [01/02/2020] By Paul Rowley

Breaching dams could have negative impacts on vulnerable communities
East Oregonian [12/31/2019] By Katy Nesbitt

Lower Snake River Dam’s report criticized
Blackfoot Morning News [12/30/2019] By Emily Thornton

Study unveils views on Snake River dams
The Lewiston Tribune
[12/21/2019] By Eric Barker

Survey on Snake River dams is online. Help protect the region’s economy and fill it out
Tri-City Herald [11/29/2019] By Tri-City Herald Editorial Board

Northwest RiverPartners Issues Warning on Impact of Dam Removal
Northeast Oregon Now [11/27/2019]

Northwest RiverPartners steps up opposition to dam breaching
The Columbian [11/25/2019] By Jeffrey Mize

Salmon: A Debate Over Dams And The Cause Of A Great Fish’s Decline
Mountain Journal [11/20/2019] By Mountain Journal

Ports, PUD: Lower Columbia River dam removal ‘wrong, very extreme’ path
The Daily News [11/09/2019] By Mallory Gruben

Yakama, Lummi tribal leaders call for removal of three lower Columbia River dams
The Seattle Times [10/14/2019] By Lynda V. Mapes

Ecology proposes new spill limit for dams
The Lens [09/24/2019] By TJ Martinell

Report touting benefits of Snake River dam removal stirs controversy
The Oregonian [08/08/2019] By Kale Williams

Editorial: Latest anti-dam study is ‘unscientific and inaccurate.’ It belongs in the trash
Tri-City Herald [08/07/2019] By Tri-City Herald Editorial Board

ECO-Northwest releases report on economic tradeoffs of removing lower Snake River dams; Northwest RiverPartners challenge
Columbia Basin Bulletin [08/02/2019] *Must be CBB member to read

Reporter’s notebook: Snake River stakeholders give more context on dam removal meeting debate
Inlander [04/18/2019] By Samantha Wohlfeil

Inslee’s Orca Task Force wants to plan now for the potential breaching of four Snake River dams, but there’s pushback from some groups
Inlander [04/18/2019] By Samantha Wohlfeil

Northwest RiverPartners names executive director
Quincy Valley Post-Register [02/04/2019] By Post-Register Staff

Discussions & Panels


Dave Miller of Think Out Loud on OPB Radio hosts Kurt Miller and Kurt Russo, a senior policy analyst with the Lummi Nation, to discuss the breaching of three lower Columbia River dams.

Kurt Miller talks with Alice Dietz, host of PUD Live on AM1400 KEDO.

Kurt Miller, executive director of Northwest RiverPartners, leads the 2019 Northwest Power Pool Resource Adequacy Symposium panel on meeting clean energy goals while facing energy demand challenges in the future.