Wednesday, December 02, 2020


What's there to do in the great outdoors? Here we've got a bevy of local outdoor activities and destinations to explore.

Updated 1 month, 4 weeks ago

Country Cousins Fall Festival begins in Othello

OTHELLO — Five-year-old Josie Johnson was emphatic about what she enjoyed at the first day of the Country Cousin...

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Northwest Berkley Big Bass Tournament canceled

Northwest Berkley Big Bass Tournament on Oct. 3 at MarDon Resort on Potholes Reservoir has been cancelled this year after being postponed already this May. Marilyn Meseberg, an owner at MarDon Resort, said there ...

Updated 6 months ago
Sportsman’s Warehouse annual Carp Derby begins today

MOSES LAKE — Sportsman’s Warehouse is launching its fourth annual Carp Derby, beginning today and lasting through July 24. First place for the biggest carp w...

Updated 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Columbia River to open for Chinook salmon fishing this weekend

OLYMPIA — State fishery managers announced Thursday that the Columbia River will be open an additional four days for spring Chinook salmon fishing beginning today.

Updated 7 months ago
Restrictions in place as recreational fishing reopens statewide

Recreational fishing reopens today, with anglers reminded to follow guidelines and rules put in place to ensure safety.

Updated 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Hunters can apply for special permit until May 18

OLYMPIA — Hunters can submit an application for a special permit between April 20 and May 18 for deer, elk, mountain goat, moose, bighorn sheep, and fall turkey 2020 seasons in Washington.

Updated 8 months, 1 week ago
A mischievous kitten gone bad

This has happened twice to me during my lifetime. A kitten has gotten away from its owner and climbed a large tree in a campground.

Updated 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Outdoor knowledge passed down through generations

Life was a blast for a youngster when growing up in the great Columbia Basin of Eastern Washington, this being in the 1950s and 1960s. Dad, Max Clay, was a m...

Updated 8 months, 2 weeks ago
The dangers of mixing chemicals

Well, there isn’t much need to mix chemicals in the slow-down operation of a population of starlings. Although this isn’t always true. Sometimes a poison is ...

Updated 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Invasive vs. native species: Starling

City folk might not notice these problem birds as much those folks on the farm, but there is a reason. Hidden among the thousands on a city street, it is dif...

Updated 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Youthful ventures in carp fishing

Catching carp in the 1950s and 60s was great fun for young boys growing up in the Moses Lake area. Of course, so was hunting pheasants and other birds.

Updated 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Invasive species: Carp

Of course, carp is an invasive species, but as with the pheasant, the common carp was welcomed with open arms.

Updated 8 months, 4 weeks ago
What to do when one endangered species affects another?

Received last Thursday: “Dennis: I really enjoyed your invasive and native species series in the CBH this last couple of weeks. Very educational and informat...

Updated 9 months ago
Multi-season hunt deadline March 31

Deer and elk hunters have until March 31 to enter their names into the drawing for a 2020 multi-season tag.

Updated 9 months ago
Dave Graybill: The Fishin’ Magician

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