Stories tagged: Blue Mountains
Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 5 a.m.
How I almost became a believer: Exploring the Bigfoot phenomenon in Eastern Washington
In pitch-black darkness atop a mountain near Walla Walla, Cliff Barackman let loose the biggest howl I’ve ever heard.
Fri., May 12, 2017, 11:06 a.m.
Portland man missing in Blue Mountains
Authorities are looking for a Portland man who went missing after running out of gas along Interstate 84 in the Blue Mountains.
Wed., March 2, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: Movie theater owners promise to avoid “immoral pictures”
Spokane’s movie theater owners held a meeting with city commissioner F.K. McBroom in an attempt to head off a threatened moving picture censorship ordinance.
Sun., May 11, 2014
Elk numbers spike in Blue Mountains
Elk hunters in southeastern Washington are getting good news. Blue Mountains surveys show the elk population has healthy levels of spikes and mature bulls.
Thu., March 13, 2014
Landers: Saving wildlife habitats critical
Washington sportsmen should stand their ground against opposition to preserving lands critical to fish and wildlife. A group in Asotin County is complaining that state efforts to expand wildlife areas …
Sun., Oct. 20, 2013, 7:08 a.m.
Cow tag: best elk hunt you’ll never talk about
Attracted from across the old clearcut by my hunter-orange clothing, a magpie swoops in and lands a few feet from my leg. It seems to be checking whether this colorful, …
Thu., Aug. 22, 2013
Landers: Fewer bull tags but new elk opportunities in Blues
Statistically speaking, elk hunters will have fewer chances to put their sights on a bull in the Blue Mountains this fall. But in some areas, they have new opportunities to …
Sun., June 9, 2013, 5:24 a.m.
Wenaha River offers rewards for muscle-powered adventurers
Despite the prevalence of black bears, poison ivy and rattlesnakes, the Wenaha River is among the most accommodating backcountry muscle-power destinations in the Northwest. Looking for an overnight wilderness destination …
Mon., Jan. 30, 2012, 11:24 a.m.
Tussock moth infestation hits Inland Northwest
Tussock moths chewed their way across 68,000 acres of the Idaho Panhandle last summer, leaving behind red-topped trees.
Sun., Dec. 11, 2011
State acquiring land near Grande Ronde
The public and wildlife soon will be sharing a chunk of an elk-friendly ranch and Grande Ronde River access in southern Asotin County. The 2,200-acre parcel bordering the river was …