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Man arrested for PWC offense

A local man was arrested Monday for allegedly operating a personal watercraft in a reckless manner.

Cycling team takes part in fall race

Five Nuclear Goat Heads student cyclists and a coach took part last weekend in the Chinook Cycling Club’s Fall MTB Race No. 2 on the Bennington Lake Trail.

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Yakima River offers some of best fishing

Anglers in the Yakima Valley need not look far for some of the best fishing in the state.

Scooteney, Summer Falls camping areas to close for season

Day-use, boat launch areas to remain open until snow falls

Two federal Bureau of Reclamation recreational facilities in Central Washington will be closing for the winter season.

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Recreationists can return to some trails

Due to decreased risk to public the Jack Creek Fire closure area will be reduced to allow access to recreational areas.

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Fish on!

Anglers from near and far converge on Vernita Bridge public fishing site

The hunt for Chinook is on and a fishing village, comprised of RVs, travel trailers, boats and tents is popping up upstream of the bridge crossing the Columbia River north of Sunnyside.

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Crossfit craze in Sunnyside

Celeste Olivian, a member of Crossfit Lower Valley, competes Saturday at her home gymnasium’s Rally in the Valley.

Bill Hayes memorial raises $5,200

Goes toward scholarships for graduates

With most of the recent forest fire smoke dwindling, Merit Resource Services drew a gracious field for its 16th annual Bill Hayes Memorial Tournament Saturday at Black Rock Creek Golf Course.

Rimrock detour opens Monday

The leaves may be falling, but that’s not stopping crews from getting important work done on US 12 along White Pass.

Jousting part of faire

Columbia Park will be transformed into the land of ladies and lords, knights and wenches for Ye Merry Greenwood Renaissance Fair at 10 a.m. Sept. 23-24.

Roadway to be closed Sept. 27

Maloy Road will be closed to all vehicular traffic at the Wenas Creek Crossing for bridge replacement.

McNary lock shuttered to fishermen

Recreational boaters and fishermen wanting to use McNary Dam’s navigation lock will be out of luck Wednesday.

Banana Belt results announced

Local golfers took home two of the top prize purses Sunday from the 61st annual Banana Belt tournament at Black Rock Creek Golf Course.

Premier golf tournament under way

One of Sunnyside’s largest, most premier tournaments started with pairing of golfers last night.

National park pass price increases for seniors

The public only has a few days left to purchase an America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Senior Pass at the current $10.

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