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Go figure: A dam removal, followed by clearcut?

Middle Fork's 'Brokedown Palace' stand should remain standing

An aerial view of Middle Fork Nooksack Dam surrounded by dense forests.
A drone shot shows the site of the former Middle Fork Nooksack Dam, which was removed in 2020. Above it is Brokedown Palace, a steep slope made up of 300-year-old cedars that stabilize the forest floor. (Photo courtesy of RE Sources)
By Rob Lewis Guest Writer
Sometimes we do the right thing. A little over two and a half years ago, officials from the Nooksack

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