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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...
2014/07/23 01:28
2014/07/23 01:28
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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...
2014/07/04 16:26
2014/07/04 16:26
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... Anglers have good reason to be booking trips with fishing guides or getting their own gear rigged and vacations scheduled for fishing the Columbia River from now into October. The second-largest...
2014/07/03 21:13
2014/07/03 21:13
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Strong runs of salmon and steelhead that are predicted in the Columbia River this year are getting the attention of sports fishermen this summer. Some 281,000 adult summer steelhead are expected to...
2014/07/03 20:12
2014/07/03 20:12
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DNR imposes burn ban on eastern Washington lands The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has imposed a burn ban on DNR-protected lands east of the Cascades. The ban, which went...
2014/07/03 04:49
2014/07/03 04:49
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The boat launch and parking area at the end of Randall Drive Northwest on Gig Harbor Bay will be closed July 7-13 so Pierce County can rehabilitate the launching ramp. Crews will replace the existing...
2014/07/02 13:44
2014/07/02 13:44
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WOODLAND — A restoration project created habitat on the North Fork of the Lewis River for young steelhead and salmon in late June. The Eagle Island boat launch and parking lot on the lower North Fork...
2014/07/02 00:45
2014/07/02 00:45
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Anglers will get four more days to keep summer chinook salmon from the lower Columbia River — wrapped around the Fourth of July weekend. Washington and Oregon on Tuesday approved retention of...
2014/07/01 03:49
2014/07/01 03:49
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A hoof-rotting disease that is hampering elk populations in the sloughs and hill country of southwest Washington may impact hunting prospects on the peninsula come this fall. While there is no...
2014/06/29 13:44
2014/06/29 13:44
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Maybe Eastern Washington has a solution to the hoof disease plaguing elk in southwestern Washington – wolves. When Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife officials announced last week that they...
2014/07/23 01:28
2014/07/23 01:28
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