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TUESDAY, SEPT. 12, 2017

MONDAY, SEPT. 11, 2017

FRIDAY, SEPT. 8, 2017

A wildfire burns along a ridge in the 2016 Buck Creek Fire on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. (U.S. Forest Service)

Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 3:41 p.m.

Hunting seasons carry on despite fire restrictions

HUNTING -- Wildfires are likely to impact many hunters this year, but hunting seasons will not be closed, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife officials say. Sportsmen should monitor the federal Incident Information System -- InciWeb -- before heading to their hunting spots to make...

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TUESDAY, SEPT. 5, 2017

MONDAY, SEPT. 4, 2017

FRIDAY, SEPT. 1, 2017

A deer hunter waits for shooting time on opening day in Eastern Washington. (Rich Landers)

Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 6:10 a.m.

Washington posts hunting prospects for 2017 seasons

HUNTING -- With hunting seasons for deer, elk, upland game birds, waterfowl and other migratory birds getting underway this month, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has posted its annual online guide to hunting opportunities throughout the state. WDFW's Hunting Prospects report, available at...

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Scout, an English setter still in his prime, reminds his hunting group of how much work and pleasure a good bird dog can deliver. (Torsten Kjellstrand)

Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 6:03 a.m.

Montana posts 2017 upland bird hunting prospects

HUNTING -- Generally good upland bird numbers highlight the following Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Department prospects report on 2017 hunting seasons for pheasant, grouse and partridge. Upland bird season starts today, Sept. 1, with mountain, sage and sharptail grouse along with partridge. Pheasant hunting...

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THURSDAY, AUG. 31, 2017

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories and columns for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including Outdoors feature sections on Sunday and Thursday.