Stories tagged: blue mountains
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019, 9:21 p.m.
Elk hoof disease has made its way to Washington’s Blue Mountains.
Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 5 a.m.
In pitch-black darkness atop a mountain near Walla Walla, Cliff Barackman let loose the biggest howl I’ve ever heard.
Fri., May 12, 2017, 11:06 a.m.
Authorities are looking for a Portland man who went missing after running out of gas along Interstate 84 in the Blue Mountains.
Wed., March 2, 2016
Spokane’s movie theater owners held a meeting with city commissioner F.K. McBroom in an attempt to head off a threatened moving picture censorship ordinance.
Sun., May 11, 2014
Elk hunters in southeastern Washington are getting good news. Blue Mountains surveys show the elk population has healthy levels of spikes and mature bulls.
Thu., March 13, 2014
Washington sportsmen should stand their ground against opposition to preserving lands critical to fish and wildlife. A group in Asotin County is complaining that state efforts to expand wildlife areas …
Sun., Oct. 20, 2013, 7:08 a.m.
Attracted from across the old clearcut by my hunter-orange clothing, a magpie swoops in and lands a few feet from my leg. It seems to be checking whether this colorful, …
Thu., Aug. 22, 2013
Statistically speaking, elk hunters will have fewer chances to put their sights on a bull in the Blue Mountains this fall. But in some areas, they have new opportunities to …
Sun., June 9, 2013, 5:24 a.m.
Despite the prevalence of black bears, poison ivy and rattlesnakes, the Wenaha River is among the most accommodating backcountry muscle-power destinations in the Northwest. Looking for an overnight wilderness destination …
Mon., Jan. 30, 2012, 11:24 a.m.
Tussock moths chewed their way across 68,000 acres of the Idaho Panhandle last summer, leaving behind red-topped trees.
Sun., Dec. 11, 2011
The public and wildlife soon will be sharing a chunk of an elk-friendly ranch and Grande Ronde River access in southern Asotin County. The 2,200-acre parcel bordering the river was …