NCW — The U.S. Bureaus of Land Management and Reclamation have lifted fire restrictions in Eastern Washington.
YAKIMA — Low cow numbers and falling survival rates among calves continue to plague Yakima's elk herd and cause significant decreases in hunting opportunities.
WENATCHEE — The boat launch at Wenatchee Riverfront Park will be closed for seven weeks this fall while crews replace the dock and deepen that part of the river.
CLE ELUM — A 19-year-old hiker from Spokane was found dead Sunday after he left his hiking partners north of Cle Elum on Friday and did not return, according to the Kittitas County Sheriff’s Office.
NCW — White-nose syndrome, a fatal-disease for bats, has crossed the Cascade Mountains into Eastern Washington.
MOSES LAKE — Julia Smith is a relative newbie when it comes to Washington’s wolf issues.
EVERETT — Searchers located two men Wednesday who did not return on time from a hike in the North Cascades, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.
Have you ever stepped over an animal track, noticed a pile of scat or scratches on a tree and wondered, who made it? Learn about the fundamentals of wildlife tracking by joining Wenatchee River Institute (WRI) and professional wildlife tracker and educator Marcus Reynerson of Duvall’s Wilder…
SNOHOMISH — A Snohomish County lumber mill that was shut down in 2015, after nearly 75 years in business, caught fire early Wednesday morning.
CHINOOK PASS — Many Pacific Crest Trail hikers who met Kris Fowler felt a sense of kinship inspired by his love and appreciation for nature.
NCW — Candidates are being sought for a fishing guide advisory group to the state Department of Fish and Wildlife.
When it’s hot, all I want to do is hang out by a body of water. It’s no wonder so many families flock to the lake in August.
WENATCHEE — They didn’t seem to care about the rules of no running — or barking — on the deck.
More than 68 years since I was thrust into this world in Beautiful Downtown Burbank, I finally crossed into Canada.
PUYALLUP — Jonathan Shannon-Cordoba, 16, and Nathaniel Patrick DocTrov, 15, arrived with their friends at the Puyallup river at 4 a.m. Thursday. The Spanaway teens were on a mission: to catch their first fish the morning that the salmon season opened.
World photo/Don Seabrook
A group of 8-10 year-olds waits their turn to catch fly balls during NCW Fall Ball tryouts for minor leaguers at Lincoln Park on Wednesday night, Aug. 14, 2019. The league is made up of teams from the Wenatchee Valley. During tryouts, coaches watch players abilities in the infield, outfield, and at batting then a draft is held and the coaches pick players for their teams.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Trump administration on Monday finalized changes to provisions of the U.S. Endangered Species Act it says will streamline the decades-old wildlife protection law but which conservation groups say will threaten at-risk species.
WENATCHEE — Rocky Reach Dam’s park playground, upper and lower shelters will be closed for pathway repaving Monday through Wednesday.
DRYDEN — Pinkie-length, dark, worm-like things wiggle up from the sediment of the Wenatchee River at a local swimming hole in Dryden.
EAST WENATCHEE — A pump track is the latest upgrade planned for Eastmont Community Park.
Limiting the dangers of wildfire season in Central Washington will require prevention, and officials say controlled burns are key component.
Sometimes technology can take over kids’ lives to the point where they don’t get enough healthy nature connection.
Horses Perfect, front, and Foxy wait at attention for their owner Heidi Stoller, Cashmere, to bring them a treat of apricots Stoller just picked from some old trees on her Brisky Canyon property Monday, July 22, 2019. She and her husband don't use the apricots anymore she said but they bring the horses handfuls when in season.
Energy, enthusiasm, creativity and fun are the necessary components for creating a sense of community. Sally Brawley and Bonnie Orr are bringing those attributes to bear as they seek to integrate our treasured Ohme Gardens back into the cultural and civic life of the Wenatchee Valley.
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BEVERLY — A riderless personal watercraft survived a trip through the Wanapum Dam fish bypass on July 2.
I have long been intrigued by the TwispWorks economic development and community building project. Situated in an abandoned Forest Service complex, it is breathing life and energy into the Methow Valley.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In what industry officials are calling good news for local pulp and paper mills, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency signed a proposal Tuesday to roll back “unattainable” water quality standards.
WENATCHEE — The empty kayak was stuck in a whitewater rapid, its straps wrapped around a log. Kyle Mahuika and two of his friends were on the shore of the Wenatchee River, trying to find a way to recover it.
SPOKANE — Two federal agencies have reopened the public comment period on a draft plan and environmental impact statement for the reintroduction of grizzly bears in the North Cascades ecosystem.
KENNEWICK — Two Tri-City teens had what is likely the fishing trip of a lifetime Sunday.
BREWSTER — The state has opened summer chinook salmon fishing on the Columbia River above Brewster.
LEAVENWORTH — Eightmile Lake Dam could fail under a 15-year flood event in its current condition.
The search for Pacific Crest Trail hiker Kris Fowler continues nearly three years after he disappeared without a trace in Washington’s wilderness.