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TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2013

Four-wheel drive enthusiasts were busted by Washington Fish and Wildlife police for illegally driving off road and mucking up the landscape on state Department of Natural Resources land. (Washington Fish and Wildlife Department)

Off-roaders busted for mucking up trails 

OFF-ROADING -- While turkey hunting on private timber company land last week I was appalled, again, at how many illigal ATV trails were pioneered by goons who think they have a right to have their way with someone else's property. Washington Fish and Wildlife police...

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TUESDAY, SEPT. 4, 2012


Idaho criticized for roiling OHVers

OFF-ROADING -- The supervisor of the Nez Perce National Forest has criticized the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation, contending the state agency tried to rile up off-road vehicle riders over a proposed plan that could limit their access to the forest's trails.An e-mail exchange...

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MONDAY, DEC. 6, 2010

Off-roader fined for mudding

FOUR-WHEELING -- A 22-year-old Ellensburg man who was outed by disgruntled off-road vehicle enthusiasts was ordered last week to pay $2,000 to help restore a Reecer Creek meadow that he extensively damaged with his pickup.Jose Mora Villanueva, 22, was charged in U.S. District Court in...

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