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2014-03-27 12:26:20

Join the Marcus Whitman Hotel at Feast Walla Walla for a weekend of local dining, drinking and gathering to benefit the Wine Country Culinary Institute WALLA WALLA, Wash., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspire your palate with locally crafted bites and sips at Eastern Washington's annual 'Feast Walla Walla,' a culinary celebration of the region's best restaurants, wineries, breweries and more. Feast Weekend takes place over April 11 and 12, 2014 and features a 'Chefs' Table on...

2009-12-08 05:50:00

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Park Service and St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay today launched an international design competition to invigorate the park and city areas surrounding of one of the world's most iconic monuments, the Gateway Arch in St. Louis. "The competition begins today," said Tom Bradley, Superintendent of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, which includes the Gateway Arch. "This competition is a unique and important opportunity to integrate the...

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2009-09-18 07:46:59

Temperature differences, slow water could delay ocean entry Temperature differences and slow-moving water at the confluence of the Clearwater and Snake rivers in Idaho might delay the migration of threatened juvenile salmon and allow them to grow larger before reaching the Pacific Ocean. A team of Northwest researchers are examining the unusual life cycle of the Clearwater's fall Chinook salmon to find out why some of them spend extra time in the cool Clearwater before braving the warm Snake....

2008-10-07 09:00:27

By Associated Press BOISE, Idaho -- A massive public lands bill scheduled for a vote in Congress next month would add more than 300 miles of rivers and streams in southwestern Idaho to the nation's Wild and Scenic river protection system. Republican U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo is the leading advocate among Idaho's congressional delegation for the Owyhee Public Land Management Act of 2008, which would establish a 807-square-mile wilderness area in the state's southwest corner. Crapo's bill also...

2008-09-24 21:00:19

Anglers may retain two adult fall chinook salmon in the Columbia River beginning Thursday. Washington and Oregon officials on Tuesday liberalized the limit from one adult chinook to two between Warior Rock on Sauvie Island and Bonneville Dam. Washington's limit is six salmon, with no more than two adults. State and tribal biologists met Monday and projected the run of Columbia upriver bright fall chinook at 212,500. Under a new 10-year Columbia River salmon sharing plan between the...

2008-09-12 21:00:14

By ALLEN THOMAS Fall chinook salmon retention in the lower Columbia River will not close early, instead remaining open through Tuesday. Washington and Oregon officials made the decision on Thursday to leave fall chinook angling between Tongue Point and Bonneville Dam open through the scheduled season, which concludes at the end of Tuesday. Chinook retention at Buoy 10 in the Columbia River estuary closed a week earlier than scheduled, and rumors on the river had an early closure looming...

2008-09-12 12:00:18

By Scott Sandsberry I am having some issues with the run of fall chinook salmon currently coming up the Columbia River. The main issue is, they aren't inclined to bite. Specifically, they aren't inclined to bite anything I have on the end of my fishing line. Fall chinook are notorious for being non-biters. In most years, however, I have had some luck in tricking two or three of them into biting. Not this year. I have to admit, I haven't fished for them very hard. But I have been out a...


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William Clark
2013-10-28 14:11:26

William Clark was an American explorer, territorial governor, soldier, and Indian agent who lived between August 1, 1770 and September 1, 1838. He is best known for his exploration of the territory between the Louisiana Purchase and the Pacific Ocean, which he conducted alongside Meriwether Lewis between 1803 and 1806. William Clark, born in 1770 in Caroline County, Virginia, was the ninth child born to John and Ann Rogers Clark. His family was known in the area as common planters with a...

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