Input on grizzly restoration sought

The National Park Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are inviting the public to participate in a series of informational open houses regarding the proposed alternatives for the restoration of grizzly bears to the North Cascades Ecosystem.

Bowling Report

Parks and Recreation Commission meeting set

Agency to review director performance

The state Parks and Recreation Commission will meet next week to review the agency’s director.

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New manager positive about life, people

A 45-year veteran of the motorcycle industry has joined the family of the Lower Yakima Valley’s only powersports dealer.

Bowling Report

January 5, 2017

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Salmon numbers continue decline

Salmon throughout most of the state are in trouble, fisheries officials said.

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Americans second in division

The Tri-City Americans split their last two games, defeating the Spokane Chiefs 3-1 and losing 5-2 to the Kamloops Blazers.

Steelhead plates offered

The state’s new steelhead vehicle license plate officially went on sale yesterday.

Hunting class concludes

The Yakima Chapter of Pheasants Forever hosted an upland bird hunting clinic last Wednesday at the Sunnyside-Snake River Wildlife Area.

Firearms training set for Saturday

Lower Valley Assembly will offer two adult firearms training classes Saturday.

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Tubing hill, night skiing now open

The tubing hill has opened for business.

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Successful hunting

Jamey Ayling of Moxee poses with a mule deer buck during a recent successful hunt in Eastern Washington.

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Snowmobile club ready to ride

The state’s oldest snowmobile club is prepared to enjoy the outdoors.

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Ski area opens today

Local skiers look forward to fresh powder

Nature is providing plenty of snow for skiers and snowboarders — no snow machine required.