Stories tagged: recreation
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 9:44 a.m.
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is hoping to find a way to increase water storage capacity on the Boise River system.
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 8:38 a.m.
Officials have proposed a law that would require river floaters in Oregon to wear life jackets. The
Sat., Jan. 21, 2017, 10:23 a.m.
The Interior Department began tweeting again Saturday, a day after an employee shared tweets that appeared unsympathetic to President Donald Trump and prompted a temporary, department-wide freeze on tweeting from …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 20, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
While Idaho residents are lamenting heavy snowpack and icy roads, wildlife in the state have been struggling in the backcountry.
Fri., Jan. 20, 2017, 8:02 a.m.
The Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Thursday that Copalis Beach will open for five straight days of razor clam digging starting Jan. 27, and both Copalis and Mocrocks Beach …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 16, 2017, 10:44 p.m.
Visits to U.S. national parks set a record in 2016 for the third consecutive year as landmarks such Zion, Yellowstone and Rocky Mountain experienced historic levels of popularity that brought …
Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 12:47 p.m.
No Discover Pass is needed Sunday and Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Washington state parks.
Fri., Jan. 6, 2017, 7:46 a.m.
Authorities say a Kalispell man has died from injuries sustained in an avalanche while backcountry skiing in Glacier National Park.
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 12:17 p.m.
A section of Olympic National Park will open for clamming for the first time in five years.
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 9:24 a.m.
Three ski areas in western Montana have unexpectedly closed due to extreme cold and wind.
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 5:36 a.m.
The exodus of gray whales heading south along the Oregon Coast is beginning. Each year, from Mid-December to Mid-January, around 20,000 whales swim from the cold Alaskan seas to the …
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, 8:55 a.m.
A series of public hearings will begin next week on a proposal to limit motorized watercraft use on nearly 50 western Montana river and stream segments.
Mon., Dec. 26, 2016, 7:54 a.m.
The Puget Sound recreational winter crabbing season is coming to a close.
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 7:54 a.m.
A skier was killed in an avalanche in southwestern Montana.
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 1:36 p.m.
An amusement park in southwestern Japan has closed its ice-skating rink after public outrage over the rink’s key feature: 5,000 dead fish frozen into the ice itself.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 11:02 a.m.
Skiing season in Oregon is set to begin Friday as Mt. Hood and Mt. Bachelor are both expected to open.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 10:54 a.m.
An Idaho group wants state lawmakers to sign off on its efforts to get national park status for a national monument near Arco.
Fri., 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.
Thu., Oct. 13, 2016, 12:24 p.m.
Silver Mountain Resort in Kellogg is getting a new owner. Jeld-Wen Holdings Inc., which has owned the resort for 20 years, is selling the North Idaho property for $5 million, …
Sun., Sept. 4, 2016, 5:55 a.m.
A helicopter rescued a badly injured teen off Mount Si after he tumbled 90 feet.
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 11:58 a.m.
An expected increase in winds along with warm, dry weather has firefighters bracing for more active wildfire growth in Yellowstone National Park.
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 10:14 a.m.
Begging Thursday snowmobilers will be able to enter a drawing for permits to ride through Yellowstone National Park without a guide.
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016, 5:16 p.m.
Voters in Liberty Lake have rejected plans for a new town center after the bond received only 56 percent of votes in favor – four percentage points lower than it …
Fri., May 20, 2016, 5:30 p.m.
Summer’s right around the corner, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is here to remind you that there’s nothing like a dip in a public pool – a …
Thu., April 28, 2016, 4:45 a.m.
The Spokane County Parks Department will begin construction this summer at the Southside Aquatics Center, and secured funds for the northside pool, to add ball fields, paved paths and landscaping …
Thu., March 3, 2016, 10:42 a.m.
In the past couple of weeks, a proposal to bring oversized outdoor games downtown has sped from inspiration to likelihood, thanks to Ryan Oelrich.
Fri., Jan. 22, 2016, 1:06 p.m.
A forecast for rain and snow at higher elevations in the Cascade Mountains could also cause dangerous avalanche conditions for travelers and recreationists.
Sun., Dec. 20, 2015
Ski area managers aren’t dwelling on last year, and they don’t want customers to worry about a repeat performance this winter.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 6, 2015, 3:59 p.m.
Some property owners on Newman Lake will see their property tax bills rise this year to pay for new equipment to improve water quality. But many say the method of …
Sun., Sept. 20, 2015
BOISE – State officials are debating if they should allow groups to lease public land in a way that could prevent public access. A half-dozen times over the years, the …