Stories tagged: North Cascades
SUNDAY, FEB. 12, 2017, 4:32 P.M.
Feds seeking input on North Cascades grizzly bear plan
Federal officials want residents to weigh in on their proposals to restore the population of grizzly bears to the rugged landscape of the North Cascades in Washington.
MONDAY, JAN. 16, 2017, 6:30 A.M.
Feds draft plan to restore grizzly bears to North Cascades
Federal officials released a draft plan this week for restoring grizzly bears to the North Cascades.
SUNDAY, JUNE 21, 2015
Field reports: Majority support grizzly restoration in Cascades
ENDANGERED – A majority of people and organizations who commented on an environmental impact statement studying the restoration of grizzly bears in the North Cascades favor the return of the …
SUNDAY, MAY 3, 2015, 9:47 P.M.
Lake Chelan hikers earn sweet reward in 18-mile trek to Stehekin
Stehekin is a Northwest classic backcountry destination at the end of Lake Chelan, accessible by boat and floatplane and, most deliciously, by foot. Hikers who tough out an 18-mile trail …
SUNDAY, MAY 3, 2015
Retired forester Ken Hires finds calling in national parks
Ken Hires is living large in the great outdoors, satisfying his equal enjoyment of nature, wildlife and people. Since retiring from the Washington Department of Natural Resources in 2000, Hires …
THURSDAY, AUG. 21, 2014, 2:33 P.M.
Park Service to study grizzly reintroduction
SEATTLE — The National Park Service says it has launched a three-year process to determine whether to reintroduce grizzly bears into the North Cascade Mountains of Washington state.
SUNDAY, OCT. 27, 2013
Roughing it: Readers’ tales of encounters with bears, peaks
Readers of The Spokesman-Review responded with tales of high adventure, family bonding and close encounters with bears when we asked them to share their stories and photos of memorable 2013 …
SUNDAY, FEB. 3, 2013
Field reports: Alpine Lakes bill back in Congress
WILDERNESS – The Alpine Lakes Wilderness Additions and Pratt and Middle Fork Snoqualmie Rivers Protection Act has been reintroduced in Congress by Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) , Rep. Dave Reichert …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 23, 2012, 11:30 A.M.
Some families went extra mile on summer vacations
They couldn’t be with him every step of the way, but Robin Johnson’s family was along for the journey as he hiked the Pacific Crest Trail this season. The emotional …
SUNDAY, JULY 5, 2009
Cameras track rebounding species
Washington’s wild areas are becoming more diverse and interesting as several furbearing species – wolverine, fisher and sea otter – slowly recover some of their former range. Here are three …