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Shorter course for Moose Dewlap

LAKE WENATCHEE — Saturday’s Moose Dewlap Citizen Trek is on, although the course has been shortened a bit.

Free skiing for pass holders

The Methow Valley ski trails are open and continue to provide great cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and fat biking. As of today, every one of our 120 miles of ski trails are open!

Moose Dewlap nordic trek right on track

LAKE WENATCHEE — When the Leavenworth Winter Sports Club decided last year to put an end to the Hog Loppet ski trek in favor of a new similar event at Lake Wenatchee, they did so after much analysis, thought and deliberation.

Tagged trout derby planned for Burke Lake

For the fifth year, the Quincy Valley Tourism Association is holding a tagged trout derby on Burke Lake near Quincy on March 7. They will place rainbow trout wearing special tags in the lake, with one fish worth $2,000 and another worth $1,000 to the angler that catches them.

Future of three failed dams still uncertain

TWISP — When flash flooding hit an area south of Twisp on the afternoon of Aug. 21, the people who live up Benson Creek, and along Highway 153 below the creek, had more to worry about than just the heavy rain on top of newly-burned slopes.

Groups appeal DNR’s salvage sale from Carlton Complex

CARLTON — Two conservation groups say the state’s plan to log 1,241 acres of timber that burned in the Carlton Complex Fire could cause more erosion in parts of the Methow and Chiliwist valleys that are already prone to mudslides.

Public meetings set for grizzly bear recovery

NOTE: This story initially indicated incorrectly that relocating grizzly bears to the North Cascades will be considered as one of the alternatives. That option is only under consderation, as the alternatives to be explored have not yet been determined, and the error has been correction in this version.

February could be warmest on record

NCW — Feeling warm? We’re all taking off jackets and wearing shortsleeves as February 2015 tracks to be the warmest February on record, say forecasters.

Groups appeal ATV decision

OKANOGAN — Two conservation groups are asking the state Court of Appeals to overturn a decision allowing Okanogan County to open 400 miles of roads to all-terrain vehicles.