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Outdoors blog archive for Jan. 1, 2011

SATURDAY, JAN. 1, 2011

OR takes almost-bold hunter safety step

HUNTING -- Young hunters in Oregon will stand out a bit more in the crowd in 2011. But just a little bit more. The new hunter-orange clothing requirement approved in Oregon for youths under 18 that kicks in during this year's fall seasons was a...

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Snow followed by cold weather allowed Spokane City Parks to groom the Centennial Trail for cross-country skiing from Seven Mile to Bowl and Pitcher overlook for the New Year holiday. (Steven Reynolds)

Centennial Trail groomed for skiers 

NORDIC SKIING -- Cross country skiers are enjoying the rare treat of groomed trails in the city. Mike Aho of Spokane Parks and Recreation saw the gift of snow and cold weather coming before the New Year and used a snowmobile to groom tracks and...

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Washington lead restrictions advance today

ENVIRONMENT - Washington is taking another step today in giving lead the boot in the state's hunting and fishing circles. Although pheasant releases won't resume until next fall in Eastern Washington, hunters technically will be required to use nontoxic shot at the specified pheasant release...

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