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Soul of the Hunter

Home is the hunter Home from the hills With fragrance of Sage and pine He tracked the white goats The stately bull elk The great bear that Roams on the line He traveled the paths Of lion and wolf And drank from Glacier-fed streams... — Updated 2/23/2023


Too many predators, not enough prey

We have a predator problem. And hunters are noting that it gets worse with each passing year. In the state Department of Fish and Wildife’s District No. 1 – the northeast corner of the state comprising GMUs 101, 105, 108, 111,... — Updated 10/20/2022

 By Pam Lewison    Opinion

Wolf hunting season may solve issue

As clashes between wolves and cattle continue this fall, the discovery of six poisoned wolves in Stevens County and the hearing of arguments that could end grazing in the Colville National Forest by the 9th Circuit Court of... — Updated 10/13/2022

 By Roger Harnack    News

Outdoorsmen expected to take state wildlife officials to task

COLFAX – Several outdoorsmen and Eastern Washington county commissioners are expected to take the state Fish and Wildlife Commission to task during its three day meeting this... — Updated 8/4/2022


Gavin Barry Morse

Gavin Barry Morse, 38, of rural Adams County, Wash. took his final flight July 2, 2022. Gavin was born Sept. 29, 1983 in Spokane, Wash. as the youngest of four children and only... — Updated 7/14/2022 Full story

 By Bob Kirkpatrick    Sports

Summer Hawks on a heater

CHENEY – After splitting their first four games of summer ball, the Cheney Summer Hawks have chalked up five wins in their last six outings. Cheney took a twin bill from the North Central Wolf Pack, 11-1 on June 15 and 12-2 on... — Updated 6/23/2022

 By Bob Kirkpatrick    Sports

Summer Hawks split first four games

CHENEY—The Cheney Boys of summer took on the Colfax Bulldogs in doubleheader action on Wednesday, June 1 and came away with a split of the twin bill. The Summer Hawks took the first game 6–1 and were shut out 3–0 in the... — Updated 6/22/2022

 By Todd Myers    Opinion

Numbers show it's time to de-list wolves

The state wolf population saw significant increase, growing by 16% in 2021 according to the state Department of Fish and Wildlife. The number of packs grew to 23 from 29 in 2020, and the number of breeding pairs increased from 16... — Updated 4/14/2022

 By Don C. Brunell    Opinion

Time to Replace State's Long Term Care Law

The first order of business when Washington’s Legislature convenes in Olympia is replacing the state’s new long-term care law. It is fatally flawed. Gov. Jay Inslee and... — Updated 1/24/2022



Vern Hopkins The old he-wolf was shaded up under the edge of a chokecherry bush. Ever testing the wind with his super-keen sense of smell, he was aware of everything that was happening in the meadow that stretched out below him. A... — Updated 10/14/2021


Medical Lake man injured in fiery SR 902 crash

MEDICAL LAKE — A local man was arrested after a fiery crash on State Route 902 last Friday night. According to the Washington State Patrol, 28-year-old Dustin Williams of Medical Lake was on SR 902 five miles west of Medical... — Updated 6/17/2021


Charles "Charlie" M Hansen

Charles "Charlie" M Hansen 1933 – 2021 Charles "Charlie" M Hansen, 88, passed away peacefully on Feb. 28, 2021 surrounded by his family. Charlie was born on Jan. 12, 1933 to Carl... — Updated 3/18/2021

 By Jamie Henneman    News

State takes over wolf management

COLVILLE--The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced in late October that it would be removing endangered species protections for wolves in the lower 48 states, essentially turning management of the predator fully to the state.... — Updated 12/30/2020


State takes over wolf management

COLVILLE – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced in late October that it would be removing endangered species protections for wolves in the lower 48 states, essentially... — Updated 12/17/2020


Reginald "Reggie" Nichols

Reginald "Reggie" Nichols went home to the Lord on November 18, 2 020 after a long, brave battle against pulmonary fibrosis. Reggie was born July 25, 1944 in Bloomfield, Mo. Upon... — Updated 12/3/2020 Full story

 By Roger Harnack    News

Eastern Washington Council of Governments to meet Friday

DAVENPORT - The Eastern Washington Council of Governments will hear from Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers and discuss regional issues when it meets at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 31.... — Updated 1/30/2020

 By Roger Harnack    News

Stranger Pack wolf killed in Idaho

HUNTERS – A Stranger Pack wolf that wandered into Idaho has been killed. According to the state Department of Fish and Wildlife's report Monday, the wolf was “legally... — Updated 1/13/2020

 By Roger Harnack    News

Three Eastern Washington wolves tracked out-of-state

ELK – State officials say three wolves from Eastern Washington have been tracked out-of-state. According to state Department of Fish and Wildlife wolf report released Monday,... — Updated 12/9/2019

 By Roger Harnack    News

Local wolf sightings on the increase

CHENEY – There's been a slight increase in the number of wolves reported in southern Spokane County this year. According to the state Department of Fish and Wildlife's wolf... — Updated 11/6/2019

 By Roger Harnack    News

State sharpshooters kill wolf near Pomeroy

POMEROY -- The state Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Oct. 4 that sharpshooters had a killed a Grouse Flats wolf a week prior. The adult female wolf was shot Sept. 25,... — Updated 10/5/2019 Full story

 By FRANK WATSON    Opinion

The myth of safety and security in these United States

I had a wonderful opportunity in 2000. I was selected as part of Spokane’s sister city educational exchange, and taught English in the Japanese public school system. One of my students was considering applying to be an exchange... — Updated 9/12/2019

 By Roger Harnack    News

State: Wolf killed calf near Pomeroy

POMEROY -- State officials confirmed today, Sept. 9, that a 450-pound calf in a private, fenced pasture was killed by a wolf on or about Aug. 30. The state Department of Fish and... — Updated 9/9/2019 Full story


John Mill: A Washington Territory Pioneer

When John and Emma Mill moved into the new house not all six of their children moved into the house with them. Their daughters Ella, Mary and son Perry moved in with them. It is thought that Roy and Boone had their own places to... — Updated 4/4/2019


EWU's Big Sky basketball schedule released

As expected, the 2018-19 schedule of games in the Big Sky Conference for the Eastern Washington University men’s basketball team will have a few twists and turns. The schedule was announced by the league on July 24, and includes... — Updated 7/26/2018

 By FRANK WATSON    Opinion

We need to save humanity in order to save this planet of ours

I drove over to Wenatchee last week for a meeting. As is normal for me when I travel alone, I enjoyed the countryside and day-dreamed most of the way. As I drove pass the irrigation canals, forests of electric transmission lines... — Updated 2/22/2018


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