Washington state to cut hundreds of trees to save salmon

MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) - Washington state intends to cut down more than a hundred trees along a highway in an attempt to restore a salmon habitat.The Everett Herald reports that the state Department of Transportation was scheduled to begin the clearance Monday along Highway 529 in Marysville.Officials say the trees are being removed from less than a square mile so the area can function as an estuary.

Salmon could return to Columbia River

Salmon could soon return to the Columbia River for the first time in seven decades, according to a spokesman for the Confederated Tribes of Colville.Director of Natural Resources Cody Desautel tells KUOW radio in Seattle that his group will "trap…

Eating fish improves kids' IQ scores and sleep, study says

Children who eat fish once a week or more sleep better and score higher, on average, on IQ tests than children who never eat fish or do so less than once a week, according to study published last month in the journal Scientific Reports.