Video: Increased flows give new life to Skokomish River


Exactly one week ago today, more natural flows surged down the North Fork Skokomish River when Tacoma Power released water from its Cushman hydroelectric project.

For over 50 years, the company had left just a trickle of water in the river below the dam — this harmed the entire river ecosystem and the well-being and culture of the Skokomish Tribe.

Here is video from the March 7 event: