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PUD to target foothills trespassers in Thursday deer summit

WENATCHEE — Hikers, runners, mountain bikers and dog walkers — mostly well-intentioned — who stray into sections of the Wenatchee foothills that are closed for the winter will be the target of an educational talk on mule deer Thursday at Pybus Public Market at 6:30 p.m.

Flying high

Kites were flying at Walla Walla Point Park this past weekend.

Some wildlife survives, some thrives in fire’s wake

NCW — People who have been exploring the burned areas of the Carlton Complex Fire are seeing signs that some animals died, and others survived the largest wildfire in Washington’s history last summer.

Pool fees going up for children

WENATCHEE — Children will pay $1 more per visit to swim in the city pool this summer as part of a range of new parks fees.

Shorter course for Moose Dewlap

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

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.

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!

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.