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Erik Robinson, The Columbian

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Counts up for steelhead passing Bonneville dam

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) – When Joe Hymer first saw the figure, he thought it must have been a typo. The veteran fishery biologist for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife was reviewing the daily count of steelhead passing Bonneville Dam. The figure Aug. 11 didn’t seem right: 18,671. Because was...