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Outdoors blog archive for June 22, 2011


Dave Gooding, left and Roy Osterhout, both of Bremerton, Wash., hits the tide flats in search of geoduck on the beach in Retsil, Wash., Friday, June 4, 2004. Gooding was not shy about getting wet for a tasty clam buried two or three feet in the sand. Hundreds of people explored Puget Sound's beaches Friday, with many more expected to head out over the weekend as the lowest tides in 19 years are revealing all sorts of unusual creatures. (Associated Press)

Getting down and dirty for goeducks

SHELLFISHING -- Seattle Times outdoor writer Mark Yuasa dove head-first into the sport of goeduck harvesting last week. Read for insight on the technique his friends have developed for gathering the heavyweight of Pacific Northwest clams.

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Spring skiing: wear your shades (Associated Press)

Mt. Bachelor opening for summer skiing

SKIING -- Mt. Bachelor ski area near Bend, Ore., will open for summer skiing and snowboarding on July 1 with expanded holiday opportunities July 2-July 4 including intermediate and advanced skiing from the summit, snow and weather conditions permitting. Mt. Bachelor will be open for…

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories and columns for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including Outdoors feature sections on Sunday and Thursday.

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