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Edmonds-Woodway graduate helps advocate for the removal of dams

Group marches in Edmonds to protect endangered salmon and orcas


Last updated 4/24/2022 at 9:01pm

Brian Soergel

Advocates for the removal of dams on the Snake River gathered at the old Edmonds High School portico at Edmonds Way and West Dayton Street.

Last Saturday, Alison Penny joined a conservation group in a march down SR 104 at Dayton Street West to the foot of Main Street. Their cause? Advocating for the breaching of the four lower hydroelectric Snake River dams in Washington state to help protect endangered salmon and orca populations.

Penny, an Edmonds-Woodway graduate – class of 2014 – held one end of a "Free the Snake River" banner as the group made its way to Main Street, later holding up a large, inflatable chinook salmon as she waved to drivers and pedestrians leaving and entering the ferry.

Penny also joined the group la...

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