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Lawsuit seeks more spill over Columbia Basin dams for salmon
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Lawsuit seeks more spill over Columbia Basin dams for salmon

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FILE - In this May 15, 2019 file photo, the Lower Granite Dam on the Snake River is seen from the air near Colfax, Wash. The record-shattering heat wave in the Pacific Northwest has prompted fishing and conservation groups to ask a federal court to order more spill from dams on the lower Snake and Columbia Rivers next spring to aid the migration of endangered salmon and steelhead runs. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

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KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — While growing up in the First City, Emilio Torres always knew he was going to make a movie.

Western Drought Farmers vs Fish

Western Drought Farmers vs Fish

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A field book used by Yurok Tribe biologists is seen on the shore of the lower Klamath River while researchers monitor nearby chinook salmon populations on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, in Weitchpec, Calif. Competition over the water from the river has always been intense, but this summer there is not enough for all users. Native American tribes along the 257-mile-long river are watching fish species hover closer to extinction as water flows are reduced. (AP Photo/Nathan Howard)

Western Drought Farmers vs Fish

Western Drought Farmers vs Fish

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Gilbert Myers, left, and Jamie Holt, lead fisheries technician for the Yurok Tribe, right, count dead chinook salmon pulled from a trap in the lower Klamath River on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, in Weitchpec, Calif. A historic drought and low water levels are threatening the existence of fish species along the 257-mile long river. "When I first started this job 23 years ago, extinction was never a part of the conversation," Holt said of the salmon. "If we have another year like we're seeing now, extinction is what we're talking about." (AP Photo/Nathan Howard)

Western Drought Farmers vs Fish

Western Drought Farmers vs Fish

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Aaron Troy Hockaday Sr., a Karuk tribal member, holds a handmade mule deer drum decorated with fishing symbolism on Monday, June 7, 2021, in Happy Camp, Calif. Salmon have been fished from the Klamath River by members of the Karuk Tribe for generations, but recently the tribe has declared a state of emergency. They say climate change and the worst hydrologic conditions in the Klamath Basin in modern history have led to the decline of the salmon population. (AP Photo/Nathan Howard)

Western Drought Farmers vs Fish

Western Drought Farmers vs Fish

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A salmon tattoo is seen on the leg of Jamie Holt, lead fisheries technician for the Yurok Tribe, while documenting chinook deaths in the lower Klamath River on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, in Weitchpec, Calif. A historic drought and low water levels are threatening the existence of fish species along the 257-mile-long river. "When I first started this job 23 years ago, extinction was never a part of the conversation," she said of the salmon. "If we have another year like we're seeing now, extinction is what we're talking about." (AP Photo/Nathan Howard)

Western Drought Farmers vs Fish

Western Drought Farmers vs Fish

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A fish trap used to catch and document the health of salmon floats in the lower Klamath River on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, in Weitchpec, Calif. Native American tribes along the 257-mile-long river are watching helplessly as fish species hover closer to extinction because of lower water levels caused by the historic drought. (AP Photo/Nathan Howard)

Western Drought Farmers vs Fish

Western Drought Farmers vs Fish

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Jamie Holt, lead fisheries technician for the Yurok Tribe, counts dead chinook salmon pulled from a trap in the lower Klamath River on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, in Weitchpec, Calif. A historic drought and low water levels are threatening the existence of fish species along the 257-mile-long river. "When I first started this job 23 years ago, extinction was never a part of the conversation," she said of the salmon. "If we have another year like we're seeing now, extinction is what we're talking about." (AP Photo/Nathan Howard)