TUESDAY, JAN. 7, 2014


Orcas, salmon, elk on commission agenda

WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT -- An update on the status of the Colockum elk herd is among a wide range of topics on the agenda when the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission ...

TUESDAY, DEC. 18, 2012

FRIDAY, AUG. 17, 2012

Big fines coming for encroaching on orcas

MARINE WILDLIFE -- A boater who was caught by the Coast Guard too close to Puget Sound killer whales on Wednesday won’t be penalized, but next summer violators could be ...

TUESDAY, AUG. 7, 2012

THURSDAY, DEC. 15, 2011

Big news: Blue whales spotted off Washington Coast

MARINE MAMMALS -- A record six blue whales, the largest animals on Earth, have been documented cruising off the Washington coast -- only the third sighting of the huge species in Washington waters in 50 ...

MONDAY, NOV. 7, 2011

TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011

TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2011


TUESDAY, FEB. 8, 2011

Follow rare whale’s route along Oregon

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Satellite technology is allowing whale enthusiasts to click here and join researchers in tracking a type of gray whale that spends summers off Russia as it makes its ...

MONDAY, DEC. 27, 2010

It’s Whale Watch Week on Oregon Coast

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- While Eagle Watch Week is underway at Lake Coeur d'Alene's Wolf Lodge Bay, Oregon has begun Whale Watch Week on the state's Pacific coastline. Gray whales have ...

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.

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