Stories tagged: recreation
Wed., June 14, 2017, 9:03 a.m.
After receiving criticism, the U.S. Forest Service now plans to reopen Cultus Lake Campground for at least part of summer.
Tue., June 13, 2017, 8:41 a.m.
Idaho fisheries managers pulled the plug on spring fishing in the Clearwater Basin on Monday after giving the beleaguered season a brief second life.
Tue., June 13, 2017, 8:25 a.m.
A 60-year-old fisherman from Georgia has drowned after falling in a creek in south-central Montana.
Mon., June 12, 2017, 1:15 p.m.
Deschutes National Forest officials have closed the Cultus Lake Campground and Day-Use area for the entire summer because dead or diseased trees pose a safety hazard.
Mon., June 12, 2017, 10:51 a.m.
MOSES LAKE – A paraglider who was trapped on a cliff face in Grant County had to be rescued by a military helicopter. The Grant County Sheriff’s Office says a …
Mon., June 5, 2017, 10:33 a.m.
The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office says a 19-year-old man is likely dead after vanishing into the snow beneath the summit of Asgaard Pass.
Mon., June 5, 2017, 9:25 a.m.
A man who died Sunday morning while scuba diving in Hood Canal near Lilliwaup has been identified as Patrick Jack Kokos, 70, of Yoncalla, Oregon, according to the Mason County …
Tue., May 23, 2017, 11:31 a.m.
Authorities say a woman died after the boat she was on crashed into a pylon on the Columbia River.
Mon., May 22, 2017, 12:31 p.m.
Blackfeet tribal leaders have reopened some reservation waters to motorized boats after approving new regulations in response to the threat of aquatic invasive mussels.
Fri., May 19, 2017, 8:53 a.m.
Anglers in Montana will need to purchase an aquatic invasive species prevention pass following legislation signed by Gov. Steve Bullock.
UPDATED: Thu., May 11, 2017, 9:29 p.m.
After testimony earlier this week from boosters of the attractions that have filled Riverfront Park, some since the late ‘70s, the Spokane Park Board voted Thursday afternoon not to sell …
Thu., April 13, 2017, 10:20 a.m.
Trout-stocking crews are planting fish throughout Washington state in preparation for the April 22 opening of fishing season.
Wed., April 12, 2017, 3:48 p.m.
State lawmakers have recommended $80 million for the Washington Wildlife & Recreation Programs, but the recently released House capital construction budget cuts what program directors say are important acquisition projects …
UPDATED: Mon., April 10, 2017, 2:37 p.m.
Construction hasn’t started yet, but the groundwork has been laid for a new Palouse Ice Rink. Latah County, which owns the land the rink sits on, updated a lease agreement …
Mon., March 27, 2017, 9:54 a.m.
Authorities say a 20-year-old man has died after falling more than 70 feet off a cliff in a southwest Idaho hiking area.
Fri., March 24, 2017, 9:03 a.m.
Shares of SeaWorld, which have been cut in half since coming under scrutiny over the killer whales it holds in captivity, are up 12 percent before the opening bell on …
Tue., March 21, 2017, 9:21 a.m.
Montana newspaper is accepting submissions for a contest to name a new lake that formed in eastern Montana’s Makoshika State Park after a 2013 landslide.
Tue., March 21, 2017, 9:12 a.m.
Fisheries officials are hopeful they can mitigate the loss of 600,000 spring chinook fry at the Kooskia National Fish Hatchery but are anxious over the fate of 1.4 million juvenile …
Mon., March 20, 2017, 12:57 p.m.
The Bureau of Land Management is looking for information about the person or people who spray-painted graffiti on the Black Cliffs climbing area along Highway 21 just outside of Boise.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 11:19 a.m.
The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission backed off its Columbia River standoff with Washington when it met Friday in Corvallis.
Mon., March 6, 2017, 8:17 a.m.
Authorities in western Montana say a Helena man and his teenage son have been hospitalized after they got caught in an avalanche while cross-country skiing.
Mon., March 6, 2017, 8:15 a.m.
Officials have opened two watercraft inspection stations as part of the state’s plan to prevent the spread of invasive mussels.
Mon., March 6, 2017, 8:11 a.m.
A 45-year-old Kirkland man died Saturday after he and another man were caught in an avalanche while snowmobiling in the Hawkins Mountain area, about 27 miles northwest of Cle Elum, …
Fri., March 3, 2017, 5 a.m.
Going outside to play is essential for our biological and psychological well being. Throughout our lives, regular recreation helps us develop social and cognitive skills, promotes our good health, relieves …
Thu., March 2, 2017, 8:35 a.m.
Italian alpine rescuers say three skiers have been killed in an avalanche in the northern Italian Alps that injured another five people.
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 10:10 a.m.
A federal proposal to return grizzly bears to the North Cascades drew mixed reaction in Cle Elum, where the first in a series of meetings was held this week. U.S. …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 11:15 a.m.
Idaho has so much snow that water is already being released from some reservoirs for flood control and Idaho Power has halted most of its cloud-seeding operations. Water managers and …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
Two skiers at Crystal Mountain Resort face fines of up to $1,000 after ducking under a rope and skiing in an area closed due to avalanche danger.
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 1:25 p.m.
Lawmakers are trying to put Washington state back on the map when it comes to tourism. After eliminating the state tourism office in 2011, the Legislature is considering creating a …
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 5:24 p.m.
Officials say a 55-year-old man who was skiing at Stevens Pass Mountain Resort has died.