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Youth hunting weekend is here

September 16, 2016 at 1:45 pm

Youth, hunters under 16 years of age and accompanied by an adult at least 18 years old, are in the spotlight this weekend. There are several hunts available to them, including: duck, goose, coot, Sept. 17 and 18; pheasant, quail and partrid...

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Visit to wind farm educational

September 16, 2016 at 1:45 pm

E-mail from Cheryl They are difficult to miss heading west along I-90 just east of Ellensburg. They are 221 feet tall and white with three rotating blades, each 129 feet long. The Wild Horse Wind Facility operates and maintains 149 of thes...

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2016 Grant County hunting prospects continued

September 15, 2016 at 1:45 pm

Fish and Wildlife biologists put forth their best predictions or prospects for the upcoming hunting season. Note: Remember, these are only prospects. Hunting and weather conditions will dictate the number of birds and animals available to ...

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Nat Washington discusses homesteading

September 09, 2016 at 1:45 pm

Grant County history E-mail from Cheryl The Grant County Historical Society has compiled several volumes of Grant County history. The books are available for purchase at the Historical Society Museum gift shop in Ephrata. These are memori...

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Limits suspended on Park and Blue lakes

September 09, 2016 at 1:45 pm

Blue and Park lakes in the Sun Lakes State Park area will be going through a rehabilitation procedure using rotenone. Therefore, Fish and Wildlife is allowing the public to harvest as many fish as possible. They are removing the daily limi...

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2016 Grant County hunting prospects

September 08, 2016 at 1:45 pm

This is a multi-part series about the 2016 Washington hunting prospects. Fish and Wildlife biologists put forth their best predictions or prospects for the upcoming hunting season. These are presented here with comments and notes from Garn...

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Hunting season is open for some

September 02, 2016 at 1:45 pm

Hunters are celebrating with the opening of some hunting seasons. The booming of shotguns will be heard around the Columbia Basin with the opening of dove season. Also opening yesterday were the grouse and archery deer seasons. Read on for ...

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Hazing operation successful

September 01, 2016 at 1:45 pm

A month-long effort to scare deer from a series of alfalfa fields has been deemed a success. The basics of this endeavor were covered a month ago in this column. An e-mail was sent to Washington Master Hunters on June 16 indicating the pos...

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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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Free fishing while license sales are suspended

August 26, 2016 at 1:45 pm

Fish and Wildlife is offering “free fishing” days through Tuesday while the agency’s license sales system is down. Earlier this week, Fish and Wildlife temporarily suspended the sale of fishing and hunting licenses. The agency is working w...

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