Five years later, a trail re-emerges

A hiking route through the Kalmiopsis Wilderness is open for the first time in a dozen years, thanks to the efforts of volunteers from the Siskiyou Mountain Club who worked for almost five years to clear the Trans-Kalmiopsis Trail.
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Annual Black Bird trout derby is Saturday

Seventeen years of helping run the Black Bird Shopping Center's Rainbow $5,000 trout-fishing derby have taught Toni Young an important lesson.
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Crater Lake without cars

Crater Lake National Park's East Rim Drive will be closed to motorized traffic this weekend to give hikers, bikers, runners and walkers a chance to enjoy the lake without cars.
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Algae bloom, scheduling conflict affect free fishing

Two regular venues for Free Fishing Weekend events in Jackson County won't be hosting events this year.
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Hyatt Lake trout should be easy to find

Hyatt Lake trout should be easy to find

ASHLAND — Trout anglers who fish from boats will face some challenges at Hyatt Lake during Saturday's traditional start of the spring trout-fishing season.
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Hunting land gets green-dot proposal

Juniper Properties' private forest lands in the Geppert Butte area near Butte Falls have taken a beating over the past several winters from hunters, hikers and others driving the muddy forest roads, their tires causing silt to fill streams and their noisy motors fragmenting black-tailed deer habitat.
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Hunters face report deadline

The 100,000-plus Oregonians who bought deer or elk hunting tags in 2013 have two more weeks to report their hunting results or they'll face $25 fines under Oregon's mandatory reporting rules.
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When is a boat wave a wake?

The Oregon State Marine Board is looking into whether it should come up with a clear definition of a boat wake that is helpful to boaters and defensible in court.
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Pronghorn herd relocated to Malheur County

Pronghorn herd relocated to Malheur County

The remnants of a pronghorn herd used as a nursery for bolstering antelope populations in Oregon and Nevada are now transplants themselves, ending a 44-year-long stay at the Umatilla Chemical Depot in Hermiston.
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For 34,000 hunters, no tags until they pay

Nearly 34,000 hunters who failed to report the results of their 2012 deer or elk tags by the required deadline must now pay a $25 penalty before they can buy their 2014 hunting licenses.
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MSEF ski swap gets bigger every year

The unofficial start of the winter ski season kicks off next weekend in Southern Oregon when the Medford Ski Education Foundation holds its annual Ski and Snowboard Swap.
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Crossbow hearing stalled by shutdown

Add disabled hunters seeking the right to use crossbows in the field to the list of victims of the federal government shutdown.
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