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Missoula and Corvallis high school students help rescue fish during dam repairs

It was a race against the clock. Armed with nets and buckets, nearly 60 Missoula and Corvallis high school students, biologists and other volunteers scrambled to mount an emergency “fish rescue” as engineers upstream worked quickly to choke off the flow of the West Fork of the Bitterroot River in order to make urgent repairs to the 75-year-old Painted Rocks Dam southwest of Darby. [email protected]  10:50