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Outdoors blog archive for Oct. 20, 2014

MONDAY, OCT. 20, 2014

Elk jam into the National Elk Refuge near Jackson, Wyo., during winter, where a feeding program has been running for decades to prevent starvation. (Associated Press)

Rare hunt for national park elk underway

HUNTING — A unique annual elk hunt in a national park began Saturday. The Grand Teton National Park’s annual elk reduction program will run until Nov. 2. Congress allowed the “controlled reduction” of elk when the park was created in 1950. Hunting is not allowed…

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N. Fork Clearwater road closed for repairs

FISHING -- The North Fork of Clearwater River Road 247 will be closed starting tomorrow, Oct. 21, at milepost 39.3, at Flat Creek for the removal of an aquatic organism barrier culvert, the Clearwater-Nez Perce National Forests announced today. The road closure will run no…

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N. Cascades Highway closing for construction

OUTDOOR TRAVEL -- A 10-mile stretch of North Cascades Highway in northcentral Washington will be closed for 34 hours starting Tuesday morning, with no detour route. From 6 a.m. Tuesday through 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21-22, Highway 20 will be closed between Granite Creek and…

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