Stories tagged: turkeys
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 26, 2019
President Donald Trump popped off a few impeachment jokes as he continued the 30-year-old tradition of pardoning a Thanksgiving turkey.
Fri., Nov. 1, 2019
It’s a pose to which any cat owner can relate.
Sun., Oct. 20, 2019
Inland Northwest’s thriving turkey population is an invasive nuisance or a conservation success – or both
How did a species that didn’t exist in the Inland Northwest less than a lifetime ago, and was on the verge of extinction throughout the continent, become so ubiquitous? The …
Sun., May 26, 2019
Turkey hunters can be like any other breed of outdoorsmen, running the gamut from bare-bones minimalists to gadget-crazed trend setters.
Wed., April 10, 2019
Two male turkeys put on a show for a rather disinterested hen on Sunday. Cindy Miller took this photo along the Spokane River near Mead.
Thu., Nov. 22, 2018
Imagine a wild turkey, the kind you might see destroying your yard. Now, look at your Thanksgiving bird. A domestic turkey grown to be plump and tasty. Finally, think of …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 30, 2018
Despite efforts to thin the number of turkeys roaming about Spokane, the birds have persevered. Neighbors are split about how to deal with the rafters and the Spokane City Council …
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017
Some Montana traffic enforcement officers gave out Thanksgiving turkeys instead of tickets.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017
Researchers say they have found a new clue into the mysterious exodus of ancient cliff-dwelling people from the Mesa Verde area of Colorado more than 700 years ago: DNA from …
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016
A flock of wild turkeys, long considered menaces to one Oregon town, have sparked new ire after causing power outages in the eastern part of Medford.
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016
The people who study this stuff say that expressing gratitude can make you experience gratitude – that you can literally create a sense of thankfulness and appreciation about your life, …
Thu., June 2, 2016
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has resumed inspections of egg-handling facilities in 21 states more than a year after they were suspended due to the nation’s worst bird flu …
Sat., May 21, 2016
Most western states have a take on rules and ethics involved in catching and releasing fish, especially trout.
Wed., May 4, 2016
State agricultural officials say 39,000 turkeys at a southwest Missouri farm have been destroyed after avian flu was detected late last week.
Sat., March 26, 2016
Responding to years of complaints, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is trying to rev up similar enthusiasm for finding the eggs of wild turkeys that are flourishing in …
Sun., March 15, 2015
HIKING – The Mineral Ridge Scenic Area off the northeast portion of Lake Coeur d’Alene, including the popular Mineral Ridge Trail, will be temporarily closed this week for hazardous tree …
Thu., Nov. 27, 2014
Today is Thanksgiving Day, so I hope everyone is getting ready for a good meal and time with family and friends. For me Thanksgiving doesn’t seem to have the same …
Sun., Nov. 23, 2014
It seems that a turkey invasion is underway, with groups of them frequenting the South Hill, Spokane Valley and the North Side. Several flocks of the birds – technically known …
Sun., Nov. 24, 2013
Hunters bent on having an ultratraditional feast still have time – and a season – to bag a wild turkey for Thanksgiving. General turkey seasons re-opened this week in Washington …
Sun., Nov. 24, 2013
NEW YORK – Butterball apparently has a big fat mystery on its hands: The company says it doesn’t know why some of its turkeys wouldn’t plump up in time for …
Sun., Aug. 25, 2013
“I never wanted it to be a hunting club,” said John Bruce, who founded the Columbia Plateau Wildlife Management Association 12 years ago. “Some wanted that, but I held firm.” …
Thu., May 30, 2013
Skunks and dogs, gobblers and deer – both are on the outdoors column agenda today. Buckle up. De-skunking recipe: Last week’s column on the simple, time-proven recipe for removing the …
Wed., May 29, 2013
Skunks and dogs, gobblers and deer – both are on the outdoors column agenda today. Buckle up.
Thu., May 9, 2013
Of course I knew Spokane had a gang problem. But you never take things like that seriously until the birdbrains show up at your doorstep.
Thu., Nov. 22, 2012
You haven’t tasted a turkey until you’ve sampled a fresh, locally-grown heritage breed turkey. Gone is the dry meat and bland flavor of the traditional bird. In its place is …
Sun., April 1, 2012
Even though wild turkeys parade down some Spokane streets and poop on the decks of suburban homes, a spring gobbler is a wily and thrilling challenge to hunt. I don’t …
Sun., Dec. 25, 2011
I clearly remember that bone-chilling Saturday morning in the blind. The heat of a long hike made me welcome the cold at first, but within 5 minutes, I felt as …
Thu., Nov. 24, 2011
Marc Divens gently nudged his drowsing son, 13-year-old Adam, as the eastern sky lightened. “The turkeys are awake,” he said. “Hear them?”
Thu., Oct. 20, 2011
Grouse hunters peg the blame on non-native wild turkeys. While turkeys have boomed in recent decades, native forest grouse have declined. That’s proof enough for some hunters.
Wed., Oct. 19, 2011
Grouse hunters peg the blame on non-native wild turkeys.