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Government shutdown closes doors on outdoor lovers

Because of politics, the gates are locked at Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge and a Washington hunter has lost what may be his last chance in a lifetime to hunt elk with a special permit.

Surplus of elk doesn’t mean more special permits

Statistically speaking, elk hunters will have fewer chances to put their sights on a bull in the Blue Mountains this fall. But in some areas, they have new opportunities to bag an elk.

Going pink in the Puget Sound

SEATTLE — Anglers will soon be tickled pink with delight as more than 6.2 million pink salmon will surge into Puget Sound.
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Hot weather? No problem — take a cool trip

It’s been hot lately — hot enough to poach eggs on the roof of sun-exposed cars, and hot enough to bake brains in the ovens of sun-exposed skulls. The weekend ahead calls for a slight reduction in the thermostat. Likely it will be warm enough to sweat but not so hot as to cook. If you’re looking to get outdoors this weekend, here are some ideas:

Cashmere native places in Belgium race

SANKT VITH, Belgium — Cashmere native Cole Paton finished 16th overall in a recent cross country mountain bike race in the 17 and under age category.