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2015/05/22 01:46
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Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife NEWS RELEASE -- Land managers for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) are restricting target shooting on the Wenas Wildlife Area and are...
2015/05/22 01:46
2015/05/22 01:46
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2015/05/21 21:12
2015/05/21 21:12
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By Ann McCreary Driving up a mountain road on his way to release a problem black bear on a recent Sunday afternoon, Cal Treser said his 36-year career as a state fish and wildlife police officer was...
2015/05/21 20:12
2015/05/21 20:12
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Photo by Michael Ray Vaughan Burned forest land is yielding significantly more morel mushrooms than usual. By Marcy Stamper Fed by nutrients released into soil by scorched trees and foliage, morel...
2015/05/21 15:12
2015/05/21 15:12
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Photo by Nicholas SaundersA young black bear heads for the hills after his release as WDFW police officers fire cracker shells and paint balls at him to make him fearful of humans and discourage...
2015/05/21 01:44
2015/05/21 01:44
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ARIEL, Wash. — The drought is putting a squeeze on PacifiCorp, as the utility juggles competing uses for the streamflow of the North Fork of the Lewis River. The snowpack in the drainage is only 10...
2015/05/20 01:46
2015/05/20 01:46
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UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE – Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Benjamin Blue Arquette, age 25, was sentenced following...
2015/05/14 22:12
2015/05/14 22:12
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By Ann McCreary This time of year, local ranchers are usually moving their cattle onto grazing allotments that they’ve used for years on state, federal and private lands. But this spring is...
2015/05/14 21:12
2015/05/14 21:12
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By Ann McCreary In behavior that wildlife officials say is unusual for the species, a cougar apparently attacked 14 lambs last week in a pasture near Carlton. Ten of the lambs died in the attack,...
2015/05/14 13:44
2015/05/14 13:44
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ARIEL, Wash. — Reintroduction of spring chinook, winter steelhead and coho is in its infancy in the upper North Fork of the Lewis River. But bits and pieces of knowledge are being learned almost...
2015/05/13 21:56
2015/05/13 21:56
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Published: Wednesday, May 13, 2015, 1:53 p.m. Razor clam digging closed for the rest of the season This has been a good season for razor clam digging, but it's coming to an end a little earlier than...
2015/05/12 13:44
2015/05/12 13:44
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Sturgeon retention in The Dalles pool of the Columbia River Gorge will be closed beginning Thursday. Washington and Oregon have set a harvest allocation of 100 sturgeon in the sport fishery between...
2015/05/12 00:44
2015/05/12 00:44
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Washington and Oregon officials have approved 14 hours of commercial fishing for spring chinook salmon Tuesday in the lower Columbia River. The Columbia River Compact on Monday adopted a fishery from...
2015/05/08 23:34
2015/05/08 23:34
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Razor clam digging on Clatsop County beaches in Oregon was ordered closed immediately Friday afternoon by the Oregon Department of Agriculture, due to high levels of a dangerous toxin. The closure...
2015/05/08 23:32
2015/05/08 23:32
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State health officials have issued a notice saying all razor clams harvested Thursday on Washington beaches should be destroyed. Officials say they found high levels of the marine toxin domiac acid...
2015/05/08 18:42
2015/05/08 18:42
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The parallel trends of rising human population and declining forage fish such as herring and smelt indicate that human influences such as pollution and development may be eroding species that long...
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2015/05/07 13:44
2015/05/07 13:44
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Spring chinook anglers get one more shot in the lower Columbia River on Saturday, then must wait until May 16. Most everyone agrees the upper Columbia-Snake run is waning daily, and the catch is...
2015/05/05 23:44
2015/05/05 23:44
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Spring chinook salmon retention will be allowed one more day — Saturday — in the lower Columbia River, then stay closed until May 16. Washington and Oregon officials on Tuesday approved additions to...
2015/05/05 21:49
2015/05/05 21:49
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To honor their late father, a family launches a sky lantern at sunset from Lions Park in Bremerton, Wash. on Sunday, May 3, 2015. (LARRY STEAGALL / KITSAP SUN) Central Kitsap's Kendal Yaegle(6), Nick...
2015/05/04 21:57
2015/05/04 21:57
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RENTON — A Renton police officer spotted a cougar near a fairly populated area off Lake Washington Monday. Renton police tweeted that a cougar was spotted in the 2100 block of Lake Washington...
2015/05/02 02:49
2015/05/02 02:49
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Port Orchard Public Works employees Dan Castillo (left) and Dennis Muldrow remove a rescued duckling from a net. State Fish and Wildlife officer Jason Czebotar (left), and Port Orchard Public Works...
2015/05/22 01:46
2015/05/22 01:46
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