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2016 Outdoors: Milestones

Fifty-two pronghorn were captured in Nevada and released on land owned by the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation last week. The Colville Tribes are working to reintroduce pronghorn to the shrub-steppe habitat of Central Washington. (COURTESY OF CONFEDERATED TRIBES / Courtesy of Confederated Tribes)
Fifty-two pronghorn were captured in Nevada and released on land owned by the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation last week. The Colville Tribes are working to reintroduce pronghorn to the shrub-steppe habitat of Central Washington. (COURTESY OF CONFEDERATED TRIBES / Courtesy of Confederated Tribes)

A list of outdoors milestones in 2016.

Catch and release category added to Idaho Fish and Game’s fishing records based solely on length of fish instead of certified weight.

Game movements: 52 pronghorns captured and transported from Nevada for release on Colville Indian Reservation; 10 bighorn sheep from from the National Bison Range in Western Montana relocated to Hall Mountain near Sullivan Lake.

Eagle, peregrine falcon fly free of sensitive species protections in Washington

Hatchery sturgeon sport fishing authorized in Wanapum and Priest Rapids reservoirs for first time in two decades.

Up Rainier: Brent Okita, 55, a 30-year professional mountain guide, becomes second person to reach summit of Mount Rainier more than 500 times.

Scotchman Peaks Wilderness bill introduced in Congress.

Sage grouse protection guidelines adopted by feds.

Shooting banned at state land site near Suncrest thanks to slobs.

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