THURSDAY, NOV. 24, 2016, 5:32 A.M.
Being ahead of the game is the name of the game in dealing with invasive species. That’s why Idaho staffs up to 20 boat inspection stations to prevent quagga and …
THURSDAY, NOV. 24, 2016, 4:22 A.M.
You might not know it, but one of North America’s best-loved ski areas sits within easy driving distance of the Inland Northwest.
THURSDAY, NOV. 24, 2016, 2:34 A.M.
Mark Midtlyng began hunting with his father and brother 39 years ago when he was a 12-year-old at Northwood Middle School in Spokane. Back then, he hunted mostly ducks, and …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016, 7:39 P.M.
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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016, 4:30 P.M.
Real ducks are usually moving around, creating ripples. To make your decoy spread more realistic, add a string to one or more of the imposters and use it when ducks …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016, 3:45 P.M.
Good fishing for rainbow trout will greet anglers at two winter fishing lakes poise to open Friday, according to fisheries biologists who sampled the lakes west of Spokane this week.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016, 12:46 P.M.
Forecasters are warning drivers to be ready for snow if they are headed out for the holiday, especially in and near the mountains
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016, 8:52 A.M.
BILLINGS – Yellowstone Lake has had another record year for lake trout removal after about 366,000 of the nonnative trout were netted and killed to make way for the fishery’s …
TUESDAY, NOV. 22, 2016, 8:39 A.M.
State agriculture officials in Oregon have shut down commercial and recreational crabbing in coastal waters from Tillamook Head along the northern coast to the California border because of high levels …
MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2016, 8:03 A.M.
Montana wildlife officials say an elk hunter was mauled by a female grizzly bear that was protecting her two cubs.
MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2016, 8:02 A.M.
A U.S. Forest Service road has been renamed in honor of an officer who was killed by a grizzly bear near Glacier National Park.
SUNDAY, NOV. 20, 2016, 3:07 A.M.
Hunters who bag trophy elk get all the press, posts and glory.
SUNDAY, NOV. 20, 2016, 2:40 A.M.
Backcountry skiing competition is garnering regional and international status with a world-caliber qualifying event in McCall, Idaho, next month and a shot at Olympic sanctioning in the future.
SATURDAY, NOV. 19, 2016, 8:52 P.M.
Lost amid the hoopla since Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton is what Trump’s election to the presidency might mean for conservation, fish and wildlife.
SATURDAY, NOV. 19, 2016, 6:31 P.M.
Mount Spokane State Park will soon make the transition from requiring Discover Passes on vehicles to Sno-Park permits.
SATURDAY, NOV. 19, 2016, 5:22 P.M.
Nearly half the elk herds in southwestern Washington have some of their animals infected with a disease that leads to misshapen hoofs and other problems, wildlife officials told state legislators …
FRIDAY, NOV. 18, 2016, 11:58 A.M.
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell will visit Montana Monday to make an announcement about public land conservation near Yellowstone National Park.
FRIDAY, NOV. 18, 2016, 8:14 A.M.
Idaho Fish and Game commissioners jettisoned a proposed rule Thursday that would have increased the length of time hunters who draw tags for bulls and bucks must wait before they …
THURSDAY, NOV. 17, 2016, 8:19 P.M.
AHSAHKA, Idaho – Officials in North Idaho say about 200 federally protected adult steelhead have died in the North Fork of the Clearwater River, apparently after sustaining injuries at a …
THURSDAY, NOV. 17, 2016, 3:40 A.M.
The surest way to fill your deer tag is by sitting on your butt.
THURSDAY, NOV. 17, 2016, 2:48 A.M.
An Oregon man who died after falling into a scalding Yellowstone National Park hot spring in June was looking for a place to “hot pot,” the forbidden practice of soaking …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 5:27 P.M.
I was sitting at my dinner table with a young man this week and listening to his amazing history. He had traveled the world as a trained sniper, fallen in …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 5:06 P.M.
A quick-hitting snowstorm on Wednesday excited folks at mountain ski areas, but reminded residents at lower elevations to get ready for more
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 3:58 P.M.
You don’t necessarily have to troll slowly to catch Lake Roosevelt rainbow. Several anglers report trolling speeds as high as 3.5 mph will take fish on some days
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 3:29 P.M.
It’s official. After months of hearsay based on conjecture, La Nina is here. The Climate Prediction Center of the National Weather Service issued a La Nina advisory on Nov. 10. …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 9:36 A.M.
The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday finalized water-quality rules for Washington state tied partly to how much fish people eat, approving some aspects of the state’s plan but deciding in …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 8:25 A.M.
State and federal wildlife managers are considering removing Endangered Species Act protections from grizzly bears living in Yellowstone National Park.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 8:02 A.M.
Three nights of razor clam digging begin Thursday at Twin Harbors, Copalis and Mocrocks, but not at Long Beach.
MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2016, 11:56 A.M.
The U.S. Forest Service says it will hire 1,000 temporary workers in the Pacific Northwest for spring and summer jobs.
MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2016, 10:12 A.M.
Hundreds have weighed in as Olympic National Park officials consider what to do with an historic chalet that’s being threatened by a river in a remote wilderness.