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FIDO makes video for off-leash parks

WENATCHEE — A local group of dog-lovers working to help transform some donated land along the Apple Capital Recreation Loop Trail into an off-leash dog park has a new video describing their efforts — and needs.

Under Rainier’s crater lies a natural laboratory

SEATTLE — Counting all the ups and downs, he had climbed more than 15,000 feet to get here — past yawning crevasses and over cliffs where a single misstep could send a rope team tumbling. His party was pummeled by a lightning storm so ferocious it stood one woman’s hair on end. Gale-force winds threatened to shred their tents.

Wilf Woods | ‘Wild’ story of hiking the PCT

The Pacific Coast Trail from Mexico to Canada gets a lot of traffic, but normally from experienced backpackers. An exception is told in the book “Wild” by Cheryl Strayed.
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Chelan PUD hires giant slicer

LEAVENWORTH — Does anyone in the Bavarian village need their BMW sliced in half lengthwise by a giant circular blade suspended from a helicopter?
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First-ever Dark Side Festival a success

More than 200 mountain bike riders, trail runners and hikers showed up for the first-ever Dark Side Festival at Mission Ridge Ski and Board Resort on Sept. 27.

Paddle Club holds annual Guano Rocks Regatta Saturday

The Wenatchee Row & Paddle Club is holding its annual Guano Rocks Regatta at Lincoln Rock State Park on Saturday. This fun regatta — it includes a barbecue — is open to the public, so please bring your friends and family members along, too!

Fish and wildlife roundtable tonight

OLYMPIA — North Central Washington residents will have an opportunity to discuss fish and wildlife issues with Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife director Phil Anderson and other WDFW staff members at the annual Brewster Roundtable meeting Oct. 1.

Hunting, fishing outlook still good

OLYMPIA — Plenty of hunting, fishing and other recreational opportunities are still available in North Central Washington despite this summer’s wildfires and mudslides. Most areas that were temporarily closed are now accessible.

Cautious handling a must during catch-and-release steelhead fishing

If there’s a consensus about anything in Northwest fishing circles, it’s that steelhead and salmon deserve the highest respect. Their migrations up and down natal streams and survival in the predator-infested nightmare of the ocean set them apart in the angler’s heart.