THURSDAY, NOV. 17, 2016, 2:48 A.M.
An Oregon man who died after falling into a scalding Yellowstone National Park hot spring in June was looking for a place to “hot pot,” the forbidden practice of soaking …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 5:27 P.M.
I was sitting at my dinner table with a young man this week and listening to his amazing history. He had traveled the world as a trained sniper, fallen in …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 5:06 P.M.
A quick-hitting snowstorm on Wednesday excited folks at mountain ski areas, but reminded residents at lower elevations to get ready for more
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 3:58 P.M.
You don’t necessarily have to troll slowly to catch Lake Roosevelt rainbow. Several anglers report trolling speeds as high as 3.5 mph will take fish on some days
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 3:29 P.M.
It’s official. After months of hearsay based on conjecture, La Nina is here. The Climate Prediction Center of the National Weather Service issued a La Nina advisory on Nov. 10. …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 9:36 A.M.
The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday finalized water-quality rules for Washington state tied partly to how much fish people eat, approving some aspects of the state’s plan but deciding in …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 8:25 A.M.
State and federal wildlife managers are considering removing Endangered Species Act protections from grizzly bears living in Yellowstone National Park.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 8:02 A.M.
Three nights of razor clam digging begin Thursday at Twin Harbors, Copalis and Mocrocks, but not at Long Beach.
MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2016, 11:56 A.M.
The U.S. Forest Service says it will hire 1,000 temporary workers in the Pacific Northwest for spring and summer jobs.
MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2016, 10:12 A.M.
Hundreds have weighed in as Olympic National Park officials consider what to do with an historic chalet that’s being threatened by a river in a remote wilderness.
SUNDAY, NOV. 13, 2016, 2:52 A.M.
Scoggin family hunters have camped at this Umatilla National Forest site every year since 1937.
SUNDAY, NOV. 13, 2016, 2:30 A.M.
FISHERIES – Court-ordered federal public meetings are coming to the region next week, partly to explore the potential for eliminating four lower Snake River dams to boost survival of endangered …
SUNDAY, NOV. 13, 2016, 2:11 A.M.
The scenery, wildlife, skills and pucker factor of outdoor adventure will grace the big screen at the Bing Crosby Theater next weekend. Fresh from the 41st annual Banff Mountain Film …
SATURDAY, NOV. 12, 2016
OUTBUY – Three land purchases, including 705 acres in Kittitas County, were authorized by the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission last week in Olympia. The $811,000 acquisition south of Cle …
FRIDAY, NOV. 11, 2016, 11:04 A.M.
Glacier National Park is on track to break last year’s visitation record by 20 percent.
FRIDAY, NOV. 11, 2016, 10:33 A.M.
Warm November temperatures mean it is unlikely ski resorts in central Oregon will be opening early this season.
THURSDAY, NOV. 10, 2016, 6:33 A.M.
In this momentous period of history, fishermen must ponder their duty and act on putting aside political differences and personal biases to serve their fishery.
THURSDAY, NOV. 10, 2016, 6:32 A.M.
Now that the big game hunting seasons are winding down, I hope to get some rest. Even though I was in bed by 7 p.m. each night in assorted elk …
THURSDAY, NOV. 10, 2016, 6:31 A.M.
People have differing points of view about Schweitzer Mountain Resort. For those accustomed to the expense and crowds at North America’s world-class resorts, Schweitzer is often described as a “hidden …
THURSDAY, NOV. 10, 2016, 6:09 A.M.
Helicopter skiing will finally get off the ground in the Selkirk Mountains in North Idaho this season. Selkirk Powder Co., based in Sandpoint, has acquired permits from the state Department …
THURSDAY, NOV. 10, 2016, 5 A.M.
The mild weather of early November should continue through the weekend
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9, 2016, 7:30 P.M.
The director of the Wild Sheep Foundation said Tuesday that the chairman of the hunting and conservation group’s board was not speaking for the organization when he lobbied Idaho Gov. …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9, 2016, 6:30 P.M.
Three maps designating public lands near Pullman, Spokane and Walla Walla are now available for $9 each plus tax through the DNR map sales web page or in Spokane at …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9, 2016, 5:30 P.M.
A hunter from Bend, Oregon, was impaled in the back by the antler of an elk as he was dragging it back to camp behind an ATV in the Maury …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9, 2016, 2:44 P.M.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9, 2016, 11:48 A.M.
A second defendant in the Oregon ranching standoff case has asked to withdraw his guilty plea.
SUNDAY, NOV. 6, 2016, 11:13 A.M.
On a chilly September morning, a few hundred feet off the popular but deteriorating Talapus Lake Trail near Snoqualmie Pass, Jon Nishimura wielded his shovel and a smile.
SUNDAY, NOV. 6, 2016, 11:13 A.M.
SUNDAY, NOV. 6, 2016, 11:12 A.M.
Washington’s new steelhead vehicle license plate has been designed and will be ready for order in January or February, Department of Fish and Wildlife officials say.
SUNDAY, NOV. 6, 2016, 2:44 A.M.
The sheet of plastic is scored and notched, an intricate pattern that folds tight and packs up box-shape to fit in a backpack. Undo the package, crease the material at …