Jousting part of faire

Columbia Park will be transformed into the land of ladies and lords, knights and wenches for Ye Merry Greenwood Renaissance Fair at 10 a.m. Sept. 23-24.

Roadway to be closed Sept. 27

Maloy Road will be closed to all vehicular traffic at the Wenas Creek Crossing for bridge replacement.

McNary lock shuttered to fishermen

Recreational boaters and fishermen wanting to use McNary Dam’s navigation lock will be out of luck Wednesday.

Banana Belt results announced

Local golfers took home two of the top prize purses Sunday from the 61st annual Banana Belt tournament at Black Rock Creek Golf Course.

Premier golf tournament under way

One of Sunnyside’s largest, most premier tournaments started with pairing of golfers last night.

National park pass price increases for seniors

The public only has a few days left to purchase an America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Senior Pass at the current $10.

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Campfires restricted due to fire dangers

Check for sites where camp fires allowed

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced campfire restrictions on DNR-protected lands in Eastern Washington.

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Restoration planned for the Bumping River

The Naches Ranger district is putting several hundred blown down trees to good use, improving habitat for listed fish in the Bumping River this month.

Hiker airlifted off Mt. Adams

Second rescue from ‘False Summit’ in less than a week

A helicopter search and rescue team plucked an injured hiker off Mount Adams shortly after noon Monday.

Pippins rally for win

The Yakima Valley Pippins were trailing the Corvallis Knights 4-3 with two runners on base and two outs in top of the ninth inning Saturday night but made a valiant comeback to win, 6-5.

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Trail cameras not just for hunting game

Biologist offers suggestions

A Department of Natural Resources wildlife biologist has been examining the benefits of trail cameras.

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Golfing for a cause

Black Rock Creek hosts fundraiser

The Northwest Community Foundation hosted its annual Hogue Classic Golf Tournament last Friday at Black Rock Creek Golf Course.

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Forest roads damaged by wet conditions are closed

Across the Forest, crews are reporting substantial road damages and washouts caused largely by flooding from heavy snowpack melt and continued spring rains.

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Hot rods burn up the track at Renegade

Satisfying their love of adrenaline and fast cars at Renegade Raceway were numerous competitors and fans of drag racing this past weekend.