Youth soccer program sign-ups tonight

Sunnyside’s youth soccer program did not have a season last year because of a lack of volunteers, according to Lower Yakima Valley Youth Soccer Association President Tyler Everett.

Tacoma man cribbage champion

Tacoma’s Mills Brubaker won top honors at the Washington State Open 2014 Cribbage Championships.

Spring chinook season on lower Columbia extended

Starting today, May 15, anglers will have another full month to catch hatchery-reared spring chinook salmon and steelhead on the lower Columbia River under an agreement reached by fishery managers from Washington and Oregon.

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Grandview tennis teams lose to Othello 5-0

GRANDVIEW – It was not the best day for Grandview High School tennis, with both boys and girls teams losing 5-0 to Othello in Tuesday action on the Grandview home court.

Men’s softball tourney results

A total of eight men’s softball teams competed at the Cinco de Mayo softball tourney in Sunnyside last weekend.

Spring chinook season extended

The sportfishing season for spring chinook salmon on the lower Columbia River will re-open for two days this week under an agreement reached by fishery managers from Washington and Oregon.

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Wanapum Dam issue leads to fish transport

Plan will truck spring chinook

As construction workers race against the clock to make fish ladders at Wanapum Dam operational, state fishery managers are standing ready with an alternate plan to move spring chinook salmon up the Columbia River.

State adopting new hunting rules

The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission took action last week to expand the number of big-game hunting permits available this year and reduce the cost of several types of permits.

Salmon season extended on Columbia

Columbia River anglers will get at least six more days to catch hatchery-reared spring chinook salmon below Bonneville Dam under an agreement between Washington and Oregon.

Washington, Oregon approve sturgeon seasons on Columbia

Fishing managers from Oregon and Washington recently approved summer fishing seasons for catching and keeping sturgeon and a new sturgeon spawning sanctuary in the Columbia River behind Bonneville Dam.

Steelhead fishing to close

Steelhead fishing on the upper Columbia River and its tributaries will close one hour after sunset next Monday, March 31.

Hoof disease in elk creating concerns for wildlife officials

State wildlife managers believe they are close to determining the cause of hoof disease in southwest Washington elk and plan to hold two meetings in April – in Vancouver and Chehalis - to share results to date and answer questions from the public.

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Elks golfers tourney winners

The duo of Gary Hutchins and Perry Page, members of the Yakima Elks Country Club in Selah, emerged as the top golfers in the opening tournament of the 2014 season on the two Lower Yakima Valley courses.