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  • Field reports: Newman Lake access to close temporarily for weed control

    The public access site at Newman Lake in eastern Spokane County will be closed June 7-9 to allow treatment of the lake with herbicide to control Eurasian milfoil and other …

  • More portable Discover Pass aim of bills

    OLYMPIA – Washington residents quickly discovered something they didn’t like about the Discover Pass when it was introduced last year to raise money for parks and other state lands: It …

  • Discover Pass now required

    Washington’s new Discover Pass, required on vehicles accessing most state lands, might impact some sportsmen even though they get a parking permit when they buy their hunting and fishing licenses. …

  • Wash.’s new Discover Pass slow to be discovered by masses

    Despite statewide media reports for the past several months, people are still showing up at Washington state parks with no clue that a Discover Pass has been required for vehicles …

  • Discover Pass: Answers to frequently asked questions

    Where is Discover Pass valid? Starting in July, Washington’s Discover Pass offers access to nearly 7 million acres of state recreation lands, including about 100 developed state parks.

  • Washington will require vehicle pass for state parks, other lands

    Washington State Parks rangers and managers of other state lands are gearing up for the debut of the Discover Pass, which will be required for motor vehicle access to most …

  • Recreationists may need more than one vehicle pass

    People who recreate outdoors in the Pacific Northwest must tune in more carefully to requirements for vehicle passes – not only on state lands, but also on private and federal …

  • Discover Pass will be ticket to state land access

    The Discover Pass – expected to raise up to $64 million in two years for state parks and other lands – is a done deal in the Washington Legislature and …

  • Otter defends public land transactions

    BOISE - Idaho Gov. Butch Otter spoke out Tuesday against limiting public information about state land transfers, saying he wants “total and complete transparency.” The governor’s comments came after a …



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