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Prime time for skiing

Another powerful weather system brought plenty of snow to the Cascades with some ski areas already topping the century mark for total season snow accumulation.

Fishing open at Swift Reservoir

SEATTLE — The fishing season at Swift Reservoir in Skamania County has been extended and will remain open through December.

Skiing group offers snowsport enthusiasts real-time interaction

It’s always winter somewhere on this Earth. As it spins on its axis, the world of skiing never sleeps. If you’re interested in connecting to the action in near real time, check out the Facebook group, Elite Skiing. You will find a steady stream of content, updated rapidly and continuously by a large and diverse group of snow sport enthusiasts.

Device helps find deer that have been shot

Like a scientist experimenting with one of his new innovations, Dennis Steinman scanned his wooded backyard with an electronic receiver until the back of the device lit up.

WDFW invites public to help identify priorities

OLYMPIA — State fish and wildlife leaders are asking people to share their views on the values and priorities that should drive the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife over the next several years.

After lion kill, bowhunters under the gun

CHATFIELD, Minn. — This sleepy southeastern Minnesota farm town is light years away from Zimbabwe, yet the public hurricane that erupted over the killing of an African lion by a Minnesota hunter was felt here.

As wolves settle in, Washington OKs hunting more cougars

Conservation groups are challenging new rules that expand cougar hunting in some parts of the state, arguing that the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission disregarded scientific studies that show increased harvests don’t reduce cougar populations and can actually lead to more conflicts between the big cats and their human neighbors.

Blisters, glory in U.S. craze for extreme trail running

MT. KATAHDIN, Me. — It required running at night on rock-strewn slopes, then sleeping as little as an hour before resuming the daily pace of 47 miles (76 km) that would shatter the record for the fastest-ever completion of the Appalachian Trail. Scott Jurek claimed the title of quickest trek of the 2,180-mile (3,508-km) trail from Georgia to Maine, finishing on Sunday after 46 days, 8 hours, 7 minutes.