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2014/07/31 01:44
2014/07/31 01:44
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For six months, Columbia River salmon anglers have been waiting for this day. Anticipation for the fall fishing season zoomed off the charts starting late in the winter when Washington and Oregon...
2014/07/31 01:44
2014/07/31 01:44
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2014/07/30 23:09
2014/07/30 23:09
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WILDFIRE ALERT: Wildfire burning at Green Bluff: two buildings destroyedWILDFIRE ALERT: Wildfire burning at Green Bluff: two buildings destroyed SPOKANE, Wash.- Right now there is a fire burning at...
2014/07/29 21:46
2014/07/29 21:46
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GIG HARBOR, Wash. - In the Pacific north-west, we live among behemoths - snowcapped volcanoes, towering trees, great splashing salmon and lattes as big as a child's head. Yet one of the region's...
2014/07/29 21:44
2014/07/29 21:44
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Nine nights of commercial salmon fishing between Woodland and Beacon Rock in the lower Columbia River begin Sunday. Washington and Oregon today adopted Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday night gill netting...
2014/07/29 13:44
2014/07/29 13:44
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PORTLAND — The Oregon Zoo this summer continued an ongoing effort to help the recovery of western pond turtles in the Columbia River Gorge. After rearing a group of turtles in Portland for much of...
2014/07/28 12:53
2014/07/28 12:53
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ANACORTES, Wash. — The bird-counters stood in the windy bow chattering into headsets and scanning the Strait of Juan de Fuca with binoculars. "Scoters," Sherman Anderson said. "Three of them. At 11...
2014/07/26 07:44
2014/07/26 07:44
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ANACORTES — The bird-counters stood in the windy bow chattering into headsets and scanning the Strait of Juan de Fuca with binoculars. "Scoters," Sherman Anderson said. "Three of them. At 11 o'clock....
2014/07/24 04:57
2014/07/24 04:57
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ISSAQUAH, Wash. — Don’t feed the animal. It’s a message not everyone is getting in the Issaquah area. One group of bears is eating too well, which is upsetting neighbors and keeping fish and wildlife...
2014/07/23 01:28
2014/07/23 01:28
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Not feeding bears will help animals survive A 304-pound black bear near Issaquah-Hobart Road peers out of the large trap where he sits in a pile of straw behind bars. He pops his jaw, sways back and...
2014/07/21 13:44
2014/07/21 13:44
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Last year, there was a record number of search and rescue missions in Skamania County — the rural area containing Mount St. Helens, along with other popular outdoor destinations such as Beacon Rock,...
2014/07/20 18:49
2014/07/20 18:49
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Oregon spotted frog (Contributed photo / Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife) Western pond turtle (Contributed photo / Yathin Krishnappa) Loss of wetland habitat, toxic chemicals and exotic...
2014/07/20 13:44
2014/07/20 13:44
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Jackie Marsden's phone rang, as it does most days, with a plea for help: A postal worker had accidently hit a squirrel with her truck. But the animal didn't die. It was last seen dragging its back...
2014/07/19 06:28
2014/07/19 06:28
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SEATTLE -- An unusual research study is helping to find many of the underlying causes for contaminated beaches and toxic fish; the very issues making headlines again this month and prompting Gov. Jay...
2014/07/19 02:49
2014/07/19 02:49
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BELFAIR — Each year, hundreds of summer chum salmon return to the Union River, where they are trapped, counted and measured. Some are then released upstream and others are taken for artificial...
2014/07/10 01:49
2014/07/10 01:49
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BAINBRIDGE ISLAND — A troublesome problem will soon be in Bainbridge’s rearview mirror when work begins later this month to replace a 40-year-old ductile iron pipe sewer main that runs along Eagle...
2014/07/09 23:44
2014/07/09 23:44
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Summer chinook retention in the lower Columbia River will resume on Friday and continue through July, segueing into the much-anticipated fall season starting in August. Washington and Oregon...
2014/07/09 02:10
2014/07/09 02:10
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Wildfire burning near EntiatWildfire burning near Entiat ENTIAT, Wash. - Firefighters with the Washington Department of Natural Resources are fighting a wildfire near the town of Entiat. >> ENTIAT,...
2014/07/08 18:26
2014/07/08 18:26
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Anglers in the northern pikeminnow sport-reward program catch lots of other fish -- particularly warm-water species -- from the Columbia and Snake rivers. And while there is no bounty paid for this...
2014/07/08 16:09
2014/07/08 16:09
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Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife say killing a seven-foot long cougar found in a backyard of a home was the only option to ensure public safety. The cougar was found in the backyard of a...
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2014/07/06 13:44
2014/07/06 13:44
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CASTLE ROCK — About 1,600 hatchery-origin summer steelhead will be taken from Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery and released downstream at the Interstate 5 boat ramp, giving anglers a second chance to catch the...
2014/07/31 01:44
2014/07/31 01:44
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