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Reader photo: Goldeneyes cruising about the lake

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Clarkston artist chosen to paint duck stamp — her second win

Ducks and dogs are proving to be a winning combination for artist Catherine Temple.

Out & About: Brothers win 13th time in federal Duck Stamp art contest

Bob Hautman, an artist from Delano, Minnesota, has won the 2017 Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest with an acrylic painting of mallards that will become the face of wetlands conservation …

Women’s Top 25 roundup: Monique Billings scores career-high 30, No. 17 UCLA women beat Ducks

Monique Billings scored a career-high 30 points and had 14 rebounds and six steals to lead UCLA in a 79-63 win over Oregon in Los Angeles, its 22nd straight home …

WSU defensive line coach Joe Salave’a likely leaving for Oregon

There may still be some dollars to negotiate and HR paperwork to fill out, but with every passing day it appears more likely that Joe Salave’a is leaving Washington State …

Tyler Dorsey hits 8 3-pointers as No. 15 Oregon routs Washington

Tyler Dorsey made eight 3-pointers and finished with 28 points, and No. 15 Oregon overcame foul trouble to pull away in the second half for an 83-61 win over Washington …

Coach suggests Oregon QBs Justin Herbert, Dakota Prukop competing for start

Oregon coach Mark Helfrich suggested that quarterbacks Dakota Prukop and Justin Herbert are competing to start against No. 5 Washington on Saturday.

Montreal Alouettes acquire rights to former Oregon, EWU quarterback Vernon Adams

The Montreal Alouettes acquired the Canadian Football League rights to former Oregon quarterback Vernon Adams on Friday from the British Columbia Lions for a first-round pick next year.

Ducks waste little time in getting upper hand against Holy Cross

Any thought of an NCAA tournament upset quickly fizzled as Holy Cross had no answer to the length and speed of Oregon Saturday and the Ducks crushed the Crusaders 91-52.

Oregon defeats Washington for 12th consecutive time

Before a crowd of 69,285, the Oregon Ducks did what they were seemingly born to do, beating the Washington Huskies 26-20.

Pac-12 roundup: Michigan State avenges loss to Oregon

Connor Cook waited all offseason for another chance to win a game like this – yet Michigan State’s talented quarterback needed some help at the end. The Spartans would have …

Former EWU QB Vernon Adams still lacks bachelor’s degree

Academic difficulties could make the football learning curve even steeper for former Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. Or not.

Rose Bowl defenses face dire tasks with confidence

LOS ANGELES – With Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston leading two top-notch offenses into the Rose Bowl on Thursday, almost everybody expects this College Football Playoff semifinal to feature plenty …

Marcus Mariota poised to add Heisman to his trophy collection

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota has dreamed of his Heisman Trophy moment since his days as a youth-league football player in Hawaii. But he always saw himself wearing a different uniform …

Oregon, Arizona battle for Pac-12 crown, bigger dreams

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – National title implications, a possible Heisman Trophy at stake and a new $1.3 billion stadium to showcase the whole thing. The Pac-12 will have the spotlight …

Birds of a feather: Will the real cinnamon teal please stand out?

A Bonners Ferry man has the unusual distinction of winning a top prize in a Ducks Unlimited waterfowling photo contest without being able to identify the birds in the picture. …

NHL puts down ice in Dodger Stadium

LOS ANGELES – Wayne Gretzky and Luc Robitaille squinted into brilliant sunshine Monday as the 18-wheel truck carrying the NHL’s portable refrigeration units pulled up to the outfield entrance to …

Diving buffleheads duck in for a show on Spokane River

A small flock of bufflehead ducks has taken up residence in a short stretch of fast-moving water beneath the Post Street Bridge in downtown Spokane. These energetic birds feed by …

Turnovers abound

In the Oregon Ducks’ first six games they fumbled the ball just three times. They matched that in a half against Washington State. Oregon’s façade of perfection cracked early in …

WSU has work cut out at Oregon

Many schools have tried to stop the Oregon football team, just about none have succeeded. But a year ago, Washington State took some air out of the Ducks’ tires, for …

Washington State at Oregon

Time: 7:00 p.m. Saturday, Autzen Stadium, Eugene, Ore. TV: Fox Sports 1

Guide your duck-hunting future with lessons from Paul’s Pond

Paul Sullivan, who founded Burbank Guide Service in 1977, has used his former career to hone his waterfowling methods to a science. “I’m an aeronautical engineer,” he said. “I pay …

Ducks party their way

GLENDALE, Ariz. – De’Anthony Thomas caught the opening kickoff, raced past Oregon’s sideline and leaned his head into the end zone like a sprinter crossing the finish line. The track …

Landers: Unwelcome parasites don’t have to ruin a meal

Duck breast on rice is a popular winter meal in the home of many waterfowlers. But “rice breast” is less appetizing.

WSU at Oregon State

Time: 3 p.m. Saturday, Reser Stadium, Corvallis, Ore. TV: Pac-12 Networks

First look: Oregon vs. WSU

Location: CenturyLink Field in Seattle Time: Saturday,

Wild mallards teach lessons at Ferris High School courtyard

Students are gone for summer vacation, but school’s still in session for the ducks at Ferris High School. For seven years, mallards have homed in on the two small ponds …

Idaho continues debate on allowing guided hunting for waterfowl, turkeys

Idaho officials have wrestled for years with proposals that would allow guided hunting for waterfowl and turkeys. In 1988, the interested parties – including the Idaho Department of Fish and …

After banner year, duck hunters worried

While this has shaped up as a banner season for waterfowl across the continent, advocates for ducks and duck hunters are worried. A confluence of events – political, economic and …