Fall chinook return in record numbers

Fall chinook salmon are returning to the Hanford Reach section of the Columbia River in record-setting numbers. Scientists estimate 200,000 chinook are spawning in the Hanford Reach, the most fish ever counted in this area since dams were constructed in the 1930s.

Thornton earns top pick honors

A local woman stood out among participants in last week’s football contest.

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Trophy time

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State seeks volunteers for hunter advisory group

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is accepting letters of interest through Monday, Nov. 30, for membership on its Master Hunter Advisory Group.

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Big moment

Ten-year-old Wyatt Harlan Ohler was successful in his hunting ventures last month, bagging this four-point deer in Goldendale.

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Happy hunter

Simon Johnston (L) proudly poses with his mule deer trophy, taken in the Bickleton area last month.

Happy hunter

Twelve-year-old Zaiden Tobin is all smiles with his first buck, a 6x4 non-typical deer he bagged last Saturday in the Rattlesnake Hills area.

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Deer hunting season

Cooper Liefke, a senior at Sunnyside Christian High School, poses proudly with this four-point mule deer he bagged on Saturday, Oct. 17.

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Adams golfers mount comeback in ‘Ryder Cup’

Somehow, some way, the Sunnyside-based Black Rock Creek Golf Course team squandered what looked to be an insurmountable lead in the Lower Valley’s version of the Ryder Cup this past weekend.

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Major score

This four-point mule deer isn’t the first buck Daniel Fitzgerald has claimed, but it is his biggest.

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Trophy buck

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Tourney champs

Fishing rules relaxed

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife officials announced this past Tuesday the remaining drought closures for anglers have been lifted in the Yakima Basin.

Sunnyside League Bowling Report