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Grouse, dove and archery deer seasons open Thursday

August 26, 2016 at 1:45 pm

September marks the beginning of several hunting seasons. Yes, a few are already open, but September marks the beginning of even more seasons. The hunting dates and equipment allowed is a bit complicated. This is the reason reading the vari...

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More info from the 1980 Grant County Fair

August 26, 2016 at 1:45 pm

OK folks, I’m not ready to let go of the fair, this year’s fair and past fairs. Read on. E-mail from Cheryl Facts from the past gleaned from the Moses Lake Herald, Columbia Basin Herald and The Neppel Record by Cheryl (Driggs) Elkins: Fr...

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Fair history barn to expand function

August 25, 2016 at 1:45 pm

The Grant County Fair History Barn has been a hit-and-miss affair for some years now. Three of us have taken the barn under our wing for the past few years, but our efforts have not allowed our county’s history to shine. The History Barn C...

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Hunting seasons begin in less than two weeks

August 20, 2016 at 6:00 am

Mourning dove The mourning dove season will open on Sept. 1 and continue through Oct. 30. The limit is 15 a day, with a possession limit of 45. Great to have an expanded season and limit, as not long ago the season was only the month of Se...

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Gene Harwood Pavilion asset to fairgrounds

August 19, 2016 at 1:45 pm

E-mail from Cheryl The Grant County Fair has been a big part of Gene and Alice Harwood’s life and the lives of their daughters, Jan and Debbie, as well. Alice was the superintendent of the arts and crafts building for 10 years or more. Th...

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Humor lightens the darker side of life

August 18, 2016 at 1:52 pm

While an apple a day will keep the doctor away, a chuckle a day lightens the load of the burden of life. Humor has been a large part of my life and my writing. My “Rich and I” Stories are on schedule to be published in book form before Chr...

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Craig questions pig-kill operation

August 12, 2016 at 1:45 pm

Received the following from Gary Craig on Saturday, Aug. 6: Dennis: You wrote on 8-5-16 in the Herald that Washington Wildlife agents were going to shoot feral hogs in the Desert Wildlife Area near Moses Lake. Why don’t they give out some ...

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Family stories full of interesting fun

August 11, 2016 at 1:45 pm

So there I was, minding my own business, when…my mind began working overtime. This can be a dangerous situation, for sure, but this time my mind was working on family stories which are fun or with a bit of humor involved. Uncle Vertis sup...

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Feral pig removal effort begins

August 05, 2016 at 1:45 pm

What, feral pigs in Grant County? Read on. Starting last Friday, July 29, Fish and Wildlife is conducting a month-long effort to remove feral pigs from part of the Columbia Basin Wildlife Area in Grant County. Public access will be closed ...

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Hazing deer a nighttime affair

August 04, 2016 at 1:45 pm

This is the last of a two-part series about hazing deer in private alfalfa fields. The hand-held spotlight scanned the alfalfa field beginning at the west end and continued to the east as the Death Ram continued along the dirt road as a sn...

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