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Online hunter education connects in Washington

Washington’s online hunter education course is on the verge of becoming more popular than the classroom version that’s been a hunting requirement since 1957. Of the 16,678 people who registered in the state’s hunter ed program last year, 51 percent took the traditional classroom course …

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Hatchery-raised rainbow trout could take a hit if the Fish and Wildlife department closes hatcheries because of budget woes. (File)

WDFW drafts list of potential budget cuts 

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has drafted a list of more than $10 million in potential cuts for the 2015-17 budget cycle, including closing some trout hatcheries and at least one lower Columbia salmon hatchery and reducing ocean salmon fishing. Other cuts could …

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