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Copalis River Spit
Relaxing Oceanside Hike Along Copalis River Spit
October 8, 2013

On a stretch of Washington coast known for its beach-driving, Griffiths-Priday State Park is a welcome respite for walkers. The natural spit features low sand dunes that are protected as a wildlife refuge bordered by Conner Creek on one side and the Copalis River on the other.

The dunes and beach are equal attractions here. Walk to the far side of the picnic area and find the trail beyond the tables. You'll soon pick up the wide trail alongside Conner Creek through the grassy dunes. FULL STORY

Razor Clam Digs Through March (with Video)
February 21, 2013

Evening razor clam dig approved Feb. 23-24 at Twin Harbors, Long Beach OLYMPIA – State fishery managers have approved an evening razor clam dig Feb. 23-24 at Twin Harbors and Long Beach. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) approved the evening dig after marine toxin tests sh... FULL STORY

RG3 hurt, Seattle tops Redskins 24-14 in playoffs
January 6, 2013

By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer Russell Wilson raced ahead to throw the final block on Marshawn Lynch's go-ahead touchdown run, and the Seattle Seahawks finally had a victorious road show. LANDOVER, Md. — Russell Wilson raced ahead to throw the final block on Marshawn Lynch's go-ahead tou... FULL STORY

Rochester Girls Basketball Continues in District
February 12, 2013

from the Rochester School District The Rochester High School Girls Basketball Continues in the District Tournament. The Rochester Girls Basketball team will take on Elma High School at Black Hills High School in Tumwater, WA on Tuesday, February 12th at 6:00 pm. Admission is $6 for Adul... FULL STORY

No. 11 Illini Upend No. 8 Buckeyes, 74-55
January 6, 2013

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) January 5, 2013 - Just before halftime on Saturday, Illinois point guard Tracy Abrams crashed into the Ohio State bench chasing a loose ball. After bending over in pain for a long minute he hobbled off the court without the ball. Abrams' tough play already had the respect of ... FULL STORY

Emerald Downs Announces 2013 Schedule
February 21, 2013

Emerald Downs has announced a 75-day live racing season for 2013, beginning April 19 and closing Sept. 29. The 2013 dates were approved Feb. 8 at the Washington Horse Racing Commission's monthly meeting. Live racing will be held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, with holiday racing Me... FULL STORY

A New Kind of Sports Section
By Melissa Genson
March 2, 2013

We hear it all the time - Americans aren't getting enough exercise. We spend too much time in front of the TV, or hooked onto our computer. Or our smart phone. It makes us unhealthy. It gives us the blues. When people hear sports, they automatically think of teams, uniforms, rules...and they ... FULL STORY

Looking for Sports Stories, Blogs, Photos, Videos!
February 21, 2013

Hi folks! We're looking for local stories, photos, and videos for our Sports Section. Everything from school sports, to little league, to adults. We'll also be covering everything from auto racing to horse shows and rodeos, bike races to fun runs, bowling to golf. (Let us know if we missed somet... FULL STORY

Rock-N-Bowl at Fairway Lanes
February 21, 2013

Fairway Lanes Bowling invites you to come to Rock-N-Bowl! Join the fun every Friday and Saturday night, starting at 10:00 pm. Call Gene to reserve your spot 360-736-4100 Fairway Lanes & Tusko's Cafe 1501 S Gold Street Centralia, WA. 98531 (360)736-4100 FULL STORY