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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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Campfires restricted due to fire dangers

Check for sites where camp fires allowed

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced campfire restrictions on DNR-protected lands in Eastern Washington.

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Restoration planned for the Bumping River

The Naches Ranger district is putting several hundred blown down trees to good use, improving habitat for listed fish in the Bumping River this month.

Hiker airlifted off Mt. Adams

Second rescue from ‘False Summit’ in less than a week

A helicopter search and rescue team plucked an injured hiker off Mount Adams shortly after noon Monday.

Pippins rally for win

The Yakima Valley Pippins were trailing the Corvallis Knights 4-3 with two runners on base and two outs in top of the ninth inning Saturday night but made a valiant comeback to win, 6-5.

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Trail cameras not just for hunting game

Biologist offers suggestions

A Department of Natural Resources wildlife biologist has been examining the benefits of trail cameras.

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Golfing for a cause

Black Rock Creek hosts fundraiser

The Northwest Community Foundation hosted its annual Hogue Classic Golf Tournament last Friday at Black Rock Creek Golf Course.

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Forest roads damaged by wet conditions are closed

Across the Forest, crews are reporting substantial road damages and washouts caused largely by flooding from heavy snowpack melt and continued spring rains.

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Hot rods burn up the track at Renegade

Satisfying their love of adrenaline and fast cars at Renegade Raceway were numerous competitors and fans of drag racing this past weekend.

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Hillclimb races end

Racers find thrills and spills at Dry Creek

The weekend of adrenaline-fueled racing action is over at Dry Creek Recreation Area.

Cancer benefit this Saturday

Join the Tri-Cities Cancer Center Foundation in support of local cancer patients and their families.

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Derby Day in Hisey Park

PowerBait, worms and Pautske land rainbow trout

Nearly 50 fishermen, from youth through adult, turned out Sunday morning for the annual Cherry Festival Fishing Derby in Hisey Park.

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Ancient fish

Restoration event focuses on lamprey

Biologists at a local hatchery have been studying an ancient fish in an effort to restore its numbers to the Yakima and Columbia rivers, as well as the Pacific Ocean.

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