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Jake break: some turkeys safe from Sunday season opener

HUNTING — These wild turkeys feel free to trot through the Ponderosa neighborhood in Spokane Valley even though Washington's general turkey hunting season opens Sunday.

The front-runners are clearly jakes, as indicated by the short “beards” protruding from their breasts.

This little neighborhood parade (photo by Bob Bartlett) illustrates why non-hunters look at you like you're a nut when you get all loaded up with hundreds of dollars worth of equipment to go after a spring gobbler. 

Biological weed control workshop offered

WILD LANDS — A workshop on controlling weeds on private lands with biological agents is set for June 23 at Mirabeau Park in Spokane Valley offered Spokane County-WSU Extension.
Cost is $20. Preregistration required.
Read on for details.