4. PROTEST PLANNED ON LIBBY DAM

Marina owners, recreationists and other Lake
Koocanusa users will hold a demonstration Saturday
against a planned 20-foot drawdown at Libby Dam.
The drawdown was formally requested by regional
salmon managers last week to help salmon move
through the lower Columbia River system. Because
of a late runoff, flood control concerns and June
releases aimed at helping white sturgeon spawning,
the reservoir was slow to fill this year, coming
about 3 feet shy of full pool as of Wednesday.
“It’s

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