WENATCHEE — Chelan and Douglas counties will experience an increase in extreme heat events over the next century if nothing is done about carbon emissions.
SPOKANE — Despite facing a $20 million budget shortfall, Washington’s wildlife management agency will not make significant cuts.
Josiah Garcia, 10, Wenatchee, looks out toward the forests surrounding the Mission Ridge lodge before sketching a water color during an After School Expanded Learning Program field trip from Lincoln Elementary School Wednesday, July 10, 2019. The 25 children on the trip had just completed the Migrant Summer School session. They started the day with a hike toward Lake Clara. The week-long session concludes Thursday with a cooking lesson at the Pybus Market kitchen.
The goats are being used to reduce fire fuels near the city's Broadview neighborhood.
OLYMPIA — The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking applicants for its Game Management Advisory Council.
WENATCHEE — Mission Ridge Ski & Board Resort announced Wednesday that the installation of its new chair lift will be delayed until spring 2020.
NCW — State, federal and county agencies are listing the fire danger in Chelan and Douglas counties as high.
Many of us carry smartphones as cameras and for a few of our favorite apps, but are you curious about other apps that might help you explore the natural world?
David Cordell, Rock Island, baits a hook while fishing at Putters Lake in Rock Island on Tuesday, June 25, 2019. Cordell, retired from working at Rock Island Elementary School, says he fishes there most every day. "I get my dinner," he says. "So far it's been really good this year." The lake was stocked with rainbow trout in March and April of this year.
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YAKIMA — The Naches fish hatchery will operate for at least one more year amid the Washington Fish and Wildlife Department’s budget woes.
WENATCHEE — The state Department of Fish and Wildlife is struggling with getting sufficient funding to manage public lands and resources.
COLVILLE — A cattlemen association in Stevens County urges residents to report wolf and cougar attacks to law enforcement before calling state wildlife managers.
Berenice Tellez, Wenatchee, tries to get her son's kite to stop spinning during strong wind gusts at Walla Walla Point Park Wednesday afternoon. They were finally able to fly it momentarily a few feet off the ground. Windy weather, above 10 MPH, is forecast to continue for over a week.
One of the remarkable community collaborations in the region involves the work of Wenatchee Valley TREAD, an organization for motorized and non-motorized recreation development in Chelan and Douglas counties.
WENATCHEE — On June 18, 2018, Karlyn Mitchell’s legs began to shake. Excruciating pain in her back came next. And then she lost all feeling in her legs.
NCW — The public is asked to join an online question and answer session with the state Department of Fish and Wildlife director.
CASHMERE — Some irrigators in the Wenatchee Valley will likely have their allocated amount of water reduced this year due to a drought.
ENTIAT — The Entiat Ranger District is starting the process of creating a sustainable recreation plan.
LEAVENWORTH — Friends of Leavenworth's board of directors voted this week to appeal the hearing examiner's ruling that a proposed adventure park could move forward.
REPUBLIC — Emily Burt knows the dollar value of sweaty and thirsty outdoor enthusiasts better than most.
LEAVENWORTH — A female black bear that recently confronted a jogger in Leavenworth was euthanized Wednesday. Her two offspring were trapped and released.
WENATCHEE — Firefighters, cops and medics took turns this week rappelling from a prop helicopter in Olds Station.
KENNEWICK — State Fish and Wildlife officials are gathering public comment on possible changes to sturgeon fishing regulations in the Columbia River.
WENATCHEE — The Chelan County Commission may hold off on making a decision on the Stemilt-Squilchuck Recreation Plan.
SEATTLE — They faced alpine climbing’s stiffest tests.