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Out for a hike? Here’s how to deal with rattlesnakes

It’s been cool snake weather around Central Washington and the Wenatchee Valley this spring, so rattlesnake encounters have been uncommon thus far. The rattler in the picture to the right was found sunning itself on warm rocks in Swakane Canyon in early May. Recently WenatcheeOutdoors has received a few rattlesnake reports from hikers visiting our foothills trails in the Sage Hills and around the Horse Lake Reserve.
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Course provides challenges at Horse Lake Trail Runs

WENATCHEE — A little more than three miles from victory Saturday, Marlene Farrell was bouncing along in a Wenatchee Foothills meadow drunk with wildflowers — with eventual runner-up Sarah Barkley bearing down on her — when she shouted to a spectator, “No rest for the weary on this run!”

Fishing license requirements clarified

GRAND COULEE — Employees with the Colville Tribal Fish and Wildlife Department say ever since a new spot near Grand Coulee Dam reopened to fishing last month, fishermen have been unclear about licensing requirements.
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Criticism of record walleye misguided

Most people who’ve seen the photo in Wednesday’s paper of John Grubenhoff holding the Washington record 20.32-pound walleye he caught in the Columbia River are amazed and congratulatory.
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LWSC skiers qualify for junior national competition

Thirteen cross country skiers from The Leavenworth Winter Sports Club escaped the fog of the Wenatchee Valley last weekend and competed in the sun at the Sunnyside Pursuit at Mount Bachelor in Oregon.