The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife plans to host a virtual open house for residents of Yakima, Kittitas, Benton and Franklin counties from 7-8 p.m. Monday.
Board gives more than $1M for Yakima Basin projects
There’s never been a better time to be a young hunter in the state of Washington. Including a special two-day pheasant season held this past weekend, there are a number of hunts open just to licensed hunters under the age of 16.
It is hard to watch our dogs grow old. I have two Labs, one is an energetic almost 5-year-old, a 12-year-old that seems to be getting older by the day.
Campgrounds closing soon
Protecting fish in popular recreation areas often means helping people find ways to co-exist with them.
This is a favorite time of year for many anglers in our region as the run of fall chinook salmon start making their way up to their spawning grounds in the last free-flowing stretch of the Columbia River. For decades, anglers have converged on the Hanford Reach on the Columbia to fish for th…
Public input sought for WDFW grazing
Washington’s Department of Natural Resources closed recreation areas east of the Cascades until at least Friday with fires raging across the state.
The fast-moving Evans Canyon Fire will significantly limit some recreation options for Labor Day Weekend.
The annual grouse hunting season opened on Tuesday. One of the first bird hunting seasons of the fall, grouse can be very challenging birds to hunt. Or, they can be incredibly easy. It just depends on the situation, and how sporting you want to make it.
Nowhere else in North America are there more species of woodpeckers than along the nearby east slopes of the Cascade Mountains to the west of Yakima. An impressive 12 resident species, with an additional rare visitor from the east, are documented. The hairy woodpecker is the commonest of thi…
WDFW to celebrate hunting and fishing in September
Rep. Chris Corry takes seriously the importance of access to public lands in his Yakima County district.
I was walking my dogs just at dawn the other morning and as I walked outside in my normal August attire — shorts, sandals and a T-shirt — it quickly became evident I needed another layer. A crisp, cool breeze was blowing from the west, and with it came the first signs that August was about o…
Greenway announces closures
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife banned target shooting statewide to help prevent wildfires Friday afternoon.
If you don’t think sport fishing, and particularly salmon fishing, is important to people in the Northwest, then you should spend a day or two down at the mouth of the Columbia River near Astoria, Ore.
Drones to collect habitat data
The Forest Service announced a ban on campfires across the entire Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest in a news release Thursday afternoon.