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.
A local woman stood out among participants in last week’s football contest.
VALLEY LANES WEEK #9
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is accepting letters of interest through Monday, Nov. 30, for membership on its Master Hunter Advisory Group.
Ten-year-old Wyatt Harlan Ohler was successful in his hunting ventures last month, bagging this four-point deer in Goldendale.
Simon Johnston (L) proudly poses with his mule deer trophy, taken in the Bickleton area last month.
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.
Cooper Liefke, a senior at Sunnyside Christian High School, poses proudly with this four-point mule deer he bagged on Saturday, Oct. 17.
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.
This four-point mule deer isn’t the first buck Daniel Fitzgerald has claimed, but it is his biggest.
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife officials announced this past Tuesday the remaining drought closures for anglers have been lifted in the Yakima Basin.