Lorraine Loomis

Poor salmon returns expected | Being Frank

As the tribal and state co-managers begin the annual salmon season setting process, the effects of drought and poor ocean conditions over the past few… Continue reading


Hirst ‘fix’ is the wrong move | Being Frank

In a hasty move to “fix” the Hirst ruling, the state Legislature and Gov. Jay Inslee are writing a bad check on our limited water… Continue reading


Ecosystem out of balance | Being Frank

Urging ways to improve our regional habitat


Bold action needed for salmon recovery | Being Frank

Frustrated with the lack of progress in salmon recovery – especially Puget Sound chinook – treaty tribes in Western Washington have proposed seven bold actions… Continue reading

Atlantic salmon must go | Being Frank

The backlash against Atlantic salmon farms in Western Washington continues to grow as more than 100,000 of the non-native fish remain unaccounted for following the… Continue reading

No place in our waters for Atlantic salmon | Being Frank

All Atlantic salmon fish farms in Puget Sound should be closed and future expansion plans scrapped following the Aug. 19 escape of thousands of the… Continue reading