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New permit likely required to summit Mount Hood beginning in 2023

UPDATED: Fri., June 10, 2022

Climbing Oregon’s tallest mountain will likely require a new permit beginning in 2023.The U.S. Forest Service will propose a rule this month requiring anyone heading above 9,000 feet on Mount Hood to get a special permit that would cost around $20 per person, per climb, or $100 for a season, the agency told the Statesman Journal.
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Reader photo: Spring love

Web extra: Submit your own outdoors-related photographs for a chance to be published in our weekly print edition and browse our archive of past reader submissions online at
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Slowly melting snowpack and filling reservoirs could improve drought in Boise. Here’s how

UPDATED: Wed., June 8, 2022

Despite much of Central and Southern Idaho being somewhere between a moderate to extreme drought, many of the region’s major water storage reservoirs and snowpack totals are well above their normal levels. The snow water equivalent percentage — which measures how much liquid water is in the snow still on the ground — in the Boise Basin is at 127%, meaning there is 27% more liquid water in the ...
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New members sought for Wolf Advisory Group

UPDATED: Mon., June 6, 2022

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking candidates to serve a two-year appointment on the citizen committee that advises WDFW’s Ddirector on wolf conservation and management.

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