Seattle P-I: Second thoughts about the Columbia River Bill
"Legislators, lobbyists and others heaped on the praise when Gov. Christine Gregoire declared 'the gridlock is over' as she signed the first of two bills needed to start the dam-building campaign. The second is expected to pass today or Thursday. But left largely unsaid is the fact that the new laws are really only the uncertain start of a solution to Eastern Washington's water problems."