Gillnet http://nwpr.org en Tribes Oppose Oregon Measure to Ban Gillnetting http://nwpr.org/post/tribes-oppose-oregon-measure-ban-gillnetting <p>Columbia River Indian tribes are opposing a ballot measure that would ban commercial gillnet fishing in Oregon. Reporting for EarthFix, Courtney Flatt has more. Fri, 07 Sep 2012 13:43:48 +0000 Courtney Flatt 14790 at http://nwpr.org Campaign Says Gillnet Ban Heading To Oregon Ballot http://nwpr.org/post/campaign-says-gillnet-ban-heading-oregon-ballot Oregon voters likely will decide this fall whether to ban gillnet fishing in the Columbia River and other state waters. Campaigners say they turned in enough signatures Monday to qualify their gillnet ban as a ballot measure in the November election. Oregon requires more than 87,000 valid signatures on petitions for initiatives that change state law. <p> Eric Stachon is spokesman for the Stop Gillnets Now Coalition. Tue, 03 Jul 2012 13:14:58 +0000 David Steves 11063 at http://nwpr.org