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CASHMERE — Crunch Pak will pay $150,000 and reduce pollution runoff into the Wenatchee River from its Cashmere facility after settling a lawsuit Tuesday in U.S. Eastern District Court.
NCW — Wildlife officials will soon capture and collar mule deer in Chelan, Okanogan and Kittitas counties to study migration and land use.
OLYMPIA — Limits on bass and walleye fishing — alongside other warm water species — have been liberalized by the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission.
LEAVENWORTH — Professional wildlife tracker, naturalist, educator and author David Moskowitz is teaching a two-day class in February for those interested in learning the art.
LEAVENWORTH — Every Thursday in January and February from 10 a.m. to noon, local naturalist guides will lead free snowshoe strolls on the Waterfront Park Trail along the beautiful Wenatchee River.
Observing birds’ behavior is particularly satisfying when the birds are at close range. Consequently, hundreds of people in this region provide water and food for them, as do about 65 million other Americans.
WENATCHEE — State park visitors get a free pass on New Year’s Day and Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday holiday.
OLYMPIA — The fate of bass, walleye and other warmwater fish species will be decided Saturday.
LEAVENWORTH — On Tuesday, Dec. 17, join Wenatchee River Institute (WRI) and NCW Audubon Society for the 120th Audubon Christmas Bird Count.
WENATCHEE — Snowshoers are invited on guided tours of Lake Wenatchee this winter.
OLYMPIA — The state’s wildlife and habitat management agency is taking another crack at procuring full funding.
WENATCHEE — In 24 hours from Wednesday to Thursday, Mission Ridge Ski & Board Resort received 23 inches of snow.
OKANOGAN — Since 2013, Okanogan Land Trust (OLT) has been working with a consortium of partners on the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s Working for Wildlife Initiative. OLT’s role is to hold conservation easements on private land when landowners volunteer to make their property part o…
IONE — At 1:15 p.m. on a Saturday last month, Tony Leonetti’s phone rang as he drove along a Forest Service road high in the hills of the Colville National Forest.
WENATCHEE — Saddle Rock trails are set to reopen next week as crews finish the first phase of removing waste rock piles.
WENATCHEE — Repairs to a dam within the Alpine Lakes Wilderness is on hold while agencies work to complete several permits.
WENATCHEE — A member of a group working to put more water in Icicle Creek for people and fish tabled a dispute it raised within the group.
WENATCHEE — The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest needs to keep its promises, manage its budget and consolidate resources, says Kirstin Bail, Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest supervisor.
WENATCHEE — Agencies will be closing a section of trail in the Horan Natural Area early to protect a yearling moose that has become a frequent visitor.
BISHOP, Calif. — Just west of this Sierra Nevada town, thousands of people trundle out to boulders as big as billboards, carrying climbing gear and foam pads to break their inevitable falls.
WENATCHEE — Six-year-old Ronan Cole’s favorite bird is the peregrine falcon.
WENATCHEE — The City Council has approved an agreement for Link Transit to contribute $200,000 toward an environmental assessment for the proposed Confluence Parkway.
WENATCHEE — The Horan Natural Area is used by joggers, walkers, bikers and many other members of Wenatchee.
OKANOGAN — Pam Johnson took the stage and thanked the hundreds of people who gathered to remember her late husband, Christian Johnson. Then she reflected — How could he be summed up in just a few words? What did he mean to this community?
WENATCHEE — Chelan County PUD may have released about 300 gallons of oil into the Columbia River over several months due to a problem with one of its turbines.
A leaf falls to the ground, bottom left, on Pioneer Drive in Wenatchee on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, one of thousands that will litter the front yards and one block of the picturesque street in the coming weeks.
GRAND COULEE DAM — Washington managers are preparing for when northern pike, a voracious invasive predator, make it below the Grand Coulee Dam.
Note: This story has been updated to reflect the correct funding information.
LEAVENWORTH — Jason Lundgren is running for reelection to the Leavenworth City Council so he can focus on waste reduction, wildfire preparedness and recreation opportunities.
MANSON — The Manson Parks and Recreation District has not reached its goal of acquiring Leffler Field.
EAST WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley has been experiencing poor air quality the last few days due to agricultural and prescribed burns.
I’ve spent more than 30 years welcoming visitors to their public land. One of the most important things to me is making sure there are friendly folks ready to help when people arrive.
Sno-park permits will go on sale next month with some changes this winter.
A crew from KRCI of Wenatchee dredges the Riverfront Park boat launch area along the Columbia River Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, removing sediment from the boat basin that has accumulated. The cost of the Chelan County Public Utility District project that is expected to be finished in November is $602,000
LEAVENWORTH — Three deer, six white fish, a flock of ducks, two mergansers, four dogs, mushrooms, rose hips, cottonwoods, and chestnuts made it to the list of nature spotted on the first Fall Salmon Walk put on by the Wenatchee River Institute Friday.