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Week #1

Chinook fishing open

Fishing for chinook is open now through Sept. 20 on the Columbia River.

State allows some campfires this weekend

Parks commission OKs use of most fire pits west of Cascade crest

Campfires allowed in Western Washington campgrounds; fire ban continues east of the Cascades

State: Deer, elk hunting prospects decline

Hunters should head to higher elevations

State officials say last summer’s heat, last fall’s hunt and last winters cold will likely mean a downturn for elk prospects this season.

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Wahclella Falls offers ‘Gorge’-ous hike

Forest Service: ‘Memorable waterfalls’

If you’re looking to be really efficient with a Gorge hike and want to cram in a lot of different elements of local trails into one outing, consider making a trip to Wahclella Falls.

Fishery under new rules

Chinook, Coho catch affected

Columbia River anglers should be aware of several new rules that the state Department of Fish and Wildlife set at the beginning of the month.

Restrictions on eastern Washington

The arrival of hot, dry weather has prompted the state Department of Fish and Wildlife to restrict fires and other activities.

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Raceway continues tradition

Renegade marks 46 years of racing

With more than 40 years of racing under its belt, Renegade Raceway is one of the Northwest’s premier racing destinations.

Anglers allowed to harvest sturgeon

From July 1 to September 30

Beginning July 1, recreational anglers will have the opportunity to harvest hatchery sturgeon from Wanapum and Priest Rapids reservoirs.

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Sorting ‘4’ the cause

Thousands raised at sixth annual event

Speck Arena was the site of the 6th Annual Sort 4 The Cause this weekend.

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Golf under way

Eric Johnson putts this morning in the Sunnyside Memorial Foundation Golf Tournament.

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Log boom installed at Lake Chelan

Structure will help with boating safety

Forest Service officials placed a nearly quarter-mile long log boom on Lake Chelan to protect boats from wildfire debris.

Zillah closes pool

The city has closed its pool permanently due to maintenance issues and lack of lifeguards.

‘Go fishing’ is biologist’s mantra

Free fishing weekend starts Saturday

With a free-fishing weekend on the horizon, the Noon Rotary Club hosted a fish biologist at its Monday meeting.