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Eli Francovich

Eli Francovich

Eli Francovich joined the Spokesman Review in 2015. He currently is the Outdoors reporter for the SR.
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TUESDAY, NOV. 13, 2018

Columbia River salmon, steelhead fisheries reopen Jan. 1

Salmon and steelhead angling will remain closed from Buoy 10 to Hwy. 395 at Pasco through Dec. 31 on the Columbia River. Most tributaries remain open for salmon and steelhead fishing, but anglers are reminded to check for emergency fishing rule changes before heading out.

MONDAY, NOV. 12, 2018

SUNDAY, NOV. 11, 2018

Declining caribou illustrate the challenges of conservation

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 10:45 a.m.

The fate of the mountain caribou highlights the myriad ways in which habitat degradation impacts the natural world. And, it illustrates the unsavory choices conservationists often make about which species live and which die.

SATURDAY, NOV. 10, 2018

FRIDAY, NOV. 9, 2018

THURSDAY, NOV. 8, 2018

MONDAY, NOV. 5, 2018

SUNDAY, NOV. 4, 2018

SATURDAY, NOV. 3, 2018

‘Free Solo’ is about more than just climbing

The most riveting scene in Free Solo, a blockbuster climbing documentary about free soloist Alex Honnold’s ropeless ascent of the 3,000-foot El Capitan, is shot in his van.

FRIDAY, NOV. 2, 2018

THURSDAY, NOV. 1, 2018

Get ready for winter, Sno-Park permits go on sale today

Sno-Park permits go on sale today. The permits are required to park in designated parking lots with access for cross-country skiing, skijoring, snowmobiling, dog sledding, snowshoeing, tubing and other winter sports.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 31, 2018

REI hosts pray for snow party, film showing

REI will host a Pray for Snow party on Nov. 11. Those in attendance can wear retro ski outfits and have a chance at winning prizes from REI.

TUESDAY, OCT. 30, 2018

WDFW commission to discuss Columbia River fisheries

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 1:20 p.m.

The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission will discuss the management of Columbia River fisheries Nov. 1 through 3, Thursday through Saturday, including a one-day information-sharing workshop with its Oregon counterpart.

MONDAY, OCT. 29, 2018