Locks to close on Thursday

Both the large and small locks will be closed this Thursday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The closure will allow dive teams to inspect an “Adult Salmon Exclusion Structure” immediately upstream of the locks. The system was installed last year to keep the salmon from being trapped in the return system. The doors of […]

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Ballard salmon is better

We spent Sunday afternoon at Salmon Days, the big annual festival in Issaquah. And as always, it featured the “World Famous Salmon BBQ.” Sure, we’re a little biased, but we’re pleased to report it doesn’t come close to Warren Aakervik’s expert grilling at Ballard’s annual SeafoodFest. Not only does Aakervik’s salmon taste better, the helpings […]

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