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Voluntary Stewardship Program is the real solution for salmon recovery

By Mark Klicker, R-16, Walla Walla

OLYMPIA–It's no secret the salmon population in Washington is in crisis. We have 14 species that are either endangered or threatened with extinction in our state, with very little progress being made to restore healthy populations.

We also know we must uphold our end of the bargain to not harm our treaty tribes' fishing rights. There are also many anglers, and ot...