Outdoors

Spring chinook fishing to be open Saturday in lower Columbia

By Allen Thomas May 5, 2015 4:26 p.m.

States also extend salmon retention through Sunday between Bonneville Dam and Washington-Oregon border

Shellfish managers allow 4 days of razor clam digging

By Associated Press May 5, 2015 10:46 a.m.

OLYMPIA — State officials have approved four days of razor clam digging on the several ocean beaches.

Bonneville Dam fish count 5/5

May 5, 2015 8:52 a.m.

Fish count at Bonneville Dam

Razor clam digging resumes Thursday at Long Beach

By The Columbian May 5, 2015 6:30 a.m.

Digging will be open through Sunday with an extra hour allotted Sunday due to lateness of the low tide

Bonneville Dam fish count 5/4

May 4, 2015 9:28 a.m.

Fish count at Bonneville Dam

Chasing waterfalls around Clark County

By Stevie Mathieu May 3, 2015 6 a.m.

Here are eight waterfalls in Clark County that are accessible by hike or car.

White Salmon River evolves amid mixed feelings  

By Eric Florip May 3, 2015 6 a.m.

WHITE SALMON — Three and a half years have passed since Northwestern Lake drained like a bathtub in a single afternoon. Only traces of it remain.

Scientists breed Arctic fish as they study ocean warming

By DAN JOLING, Associated Press May 1, 2015 11:46 a.m.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A silvery fish that represents an important link in the Arctic food chain has been successfully grown in laboratory conditions, giving federal researchers a tool to learn more about the key but vulnerable species.

Bonneville Dam fish count 5/1

May 1, 2015 6:30 a.m.

Fish count at Bonneville Dam

Spring chinook season to reopen for weekend in lower Columbia

By Allen Thomas April 30, 2015 2:28 p.m.

Sport fishermen will get to fish on Saturday and Sunday; commercials to net on Monday

Bonneville Dam fish count 4/30

April 30, 2015 7:45 a.m.

Fish count at Bonneville Dam

Columbia River fishing report April 30

By Allen Thomas April 30, 2015 6:04 a.m.

Huge spring chinook counts at Bonneville Dam should bode well for anglers at Wind, Klickitat rivers plus Drano Lake; Goose Lake to be planted on Monday

Vancouver Wildlife League banquet scheduled Wednesday

April 30, 2015 6:03 a.m.

Long-time sporting and conservation group looking for new members

Volunteers to clean Yacolt Burn State Forest on Saturday

April 30, 2015 6:02 a.m.

Registration scheduled for 8 a.m. at Jones Creek trailhead

Raffle tickets on sale for Oregon special hunts

April 30, 2015 6:01 a.m.

Deadline is Monday to buy a chance at a variety of special opportunities