Outdoors and Recreation


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Drag racing season opens May 1

Racers return to Richter Pass Motorplex in Osoyoos, B.C.

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Status review for Taylor's checkerspots, Columbian white-tail deer

State wildlife managers are seeking public input on their recommendations to keep Columbian white-tailed deer and Taylor’s checkerspot butterflies on Washington’s endangered species list.

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Brown pelican removed from threatened/endangered list

Commission restricts baiting game, approves upcoming hunting seasons

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Prevent conflicts with hungry bears this spring

State lists way to prevent problems with black bears coming out of winter dens

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Hunting rule changes on agenda

Commission will meet to consider rules, including cougar hunting, for upcoming season

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Steelhead, trout fishing to close

Closure affects upper Columbia River, tributaries including Okanogan and Similkameen rivers

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Tribal health advocates meet

PATHSTAR team participates in American Indian Institute 15th annual Native Women’s and Men’s Wellness Conference.

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Steelhead fishing to close on Okanogan, Similkameen

Closure takes affect an hour after sunset Wednesday

The upper Columbia, along with the Okanogan and Similkameen rivers, close to steelhead fishing an hour after sunset Wednesday.

All Indian tournament draws 32 teams

Top teams, all stars announced

Loup's Saturday tubing races postponed

Loup Loup Tubing Showdown will be at end of the season

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Spring black bear hunt applications due Feb. 29

Drawing will be in mid-march for 504 hunt permits in eastern Washington

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Sixth annual ski day runs Saturday

Events go through 2 p.m. at north end of Curlew Lake

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Cougar hunting seasons closed

Closure Dec. 31 affects Okanogan, Ferry counties

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Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas

For the hunters on your shopping list

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Loup ski hill opens Wednesday, Dec. 16

Hill includes 14 inches of snow on top