September 21, 2015, 10:08 AM
Forest Service event scheduled Saturday at Coldwater Lake as part of National Public Lands Day
September 21, 2015, 9:49 AM
Following the recent Mount McKinley/Denali name transition, we recently explored the likelihood of our local volcano being renamed to follow Northwest tribal traditions.
September 6, 2015, 6:00 AM
Some call her Lawetlat'la, a Cowlitz name that translates to "The Smoker." Others might use Loowit.
August 23, 2015, 5:00 PM
MOUNT ST. HELENS — Mai Brodniak crouched on the bank of Coldwater Lake while Cynthia Gardner, a U.S. Geological Survey research geologist, showed her how to stack sieves with various sizes of screens to separate the lake's gravel by size.
August 19, 2015, 5:00 PM
This fall, transport of adult fish upstream of Swift Dam will be cut from 9,000 to 7,500
August 6, 2015, 5:00 PM
No permit or free required for picking up to three gallons from national forest land for personal use
July 16, 2015, 12:00 AM
Water level is now 28 feet below full pool leaving ramp at Swift Forest Camp needing at least three feet before being usable again
July 5, 2015, 12:00 AM
WINDY RIDGE -- Looking into the crater of Mount St. Helens, it can be difficult to grasp the scale of the massive geologic amphitheater.
July 2, 2015, 12:00 AM
Spirit Lake, Council Bluff and Lewis River trails are superb hikes, while huckleberries are a tasty treat
June 18, 2015, 12:00 AM
Weak salmon return will slow efforts to reestablish fish upstream of Swift Dam
June 4, 2015, 12:00 AM
Fishermen compare flies versus hardware to see who can catch the most fish from scenic lake north of Mount St. Helens
June 3, 2015, 12:00 AM
Forest Service also will not charge day fees on June 13 in observance of National Get Outdoors Day
May 29, 2015, 5:00 PM
No license will be required to fish either day
May 27, 2015, 5:00 PM
New supervisor began career on Packwood Ranger District as a seasonal worker