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Plan to raze 4 dams on California-Oregon line clears hurdle

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A proposal to bring down four hydroelectric dams near the California-Oregon border cleared a major regulatory hurdle Thursday, setting the stage for the largest dam demolition pr...

US will revisit Trump-era decision for Alaska rainforest

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The federal government announced plans Friday to “repeal or replace” a decision by the Trump administration last fall to lift restrictions on logging and road building in a south...

Taiwan Indigenous group petitions to use traditional name as legal moniker

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Savungaz Valincinan, a member of the Indigenous group "Call me by my real name," on Wednesday (May 12) pointed out the double standard in allowing people to lega...

Feud breaks out among GOP lawmakers over Snake River dams

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Some Republican members of Congress from the Northwest are accusing a GOP Idaho lawmaker of conducting secret negotiations with the Democratic governor of Oregon over a controver...

California trucks salmon to Pacific; low river levels blamed

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California officials will again truck millions of young salmon raised at fish hatcheries in the state's Central Valley agricultural region to the Pacific Ocean because projected r...

Southern Taiwan city recreates 'salmon' frenzy with tourist promotion of its own

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a Japanese sushi chain in Taiwan launched a wildly popular promotional event giving free meals to people with names bearing the Chinese characters for “salmon&...

Statue of Native American leader step closer to U.S. Capitol

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday signed a measure that starts the process of honoring the late Billy Frank Jr — a Nisqually tribal member who championed treaty rights and ...

Epic drought means water crisis on Oregon-California border

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Hundreds of farmers who rely on a massive irrigation project that spans the Oregon-California border learned Wednesday they will get a tiny fraction of the water they need amid t...

'Salmon Dream' in Taiwan changes name back after promotion

TAIPEI ( Taiwan News ) — "Salmon Dream," the China Medical University student from Taiwan known for changing his name to take advantage of an all-you-can-eat promotion, has reportedly ...

Washington state prisoners released after drug law is voided

SEATTLE (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee has commuted the sentences of more than a dozen drug offenders in the past few days, freeing them from prison as Washington's legal system struggles with the fallout fro...

Tensions rise in water battle along Oregon-California line

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — One of the worst droughts in memory in a massive agricultural region straddling the California-Oregon border could mean steep cuts to irrigation water for hundreds of farmers thi...

Gogo Herbs Launches Various Eye Health Products to Deal with The Vision Crisis

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 7 April 2021 - Vision impairment has become a harsh problem nowadays, and the demand for eye care products keeps rising due to the challenge of young-age vision impa...

Photo of the Day: Buff Taiwan flexes muscles on world stage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chip shortages, a new Suez Crisis, Taiwanese pineapples, and "Salmoners" have inspired a meme this week boasting how Taiwan has been punching above its weight on...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan's 'Salmoners' spawn at Sushiro

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese netizens were aghast at the amount of food put to waste by members of the "Salmoners" who descended on a sushi restaurant in Taiwan last week. The p...

Salmon chaos and social media's ills

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – “Salmon chaos” is perhaps over-stretching the definition of the word "chaos" a bit, but the saga around the popular Japanese conveyor belt sushi r...