Outdoors

Court rejects claim over goring in Olympic National Park

By Associated Press July 28, 2015 12:14 p.m.

SEATTLE — A three-judge federal appeals court panel has rejected a woman's lawsuit over her husband's fatal goring by a mountain goat in Olympic National Park, but two of the three suggested court precedent should be changed in a way that would allow her to pursue her claims.

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July 28, 2015 6:02 a.m.

Fish count at Bonneville Dam

Warming waters killing off salmon

By KEITH RIDLER, Associated Press July 27, 2015 7:22 p.m.

BOISE, Idaho — More than a quarter million sockeye salmon returning from the ocean to spawn are either dead or dying in the Columbia River and its tributaries due to warming water temperatures.

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July 27, 2015 6:02 a.m.

Fish count at Bonneville Dam

Slow, steady for western pond turtle program in Gorge

By Eric Florip July 26, 2015 4:16 p.m.

Every year, a batch of western pond turtles is let loose in secluded locations in the Columbia River Gorge. The release often happens with plenty of fanfare as volunteers, invited youth and media look on.

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July 26, 2015 6:02 a.m.

Fish count at Bonneville Dam

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July 25, 2015 6:02 a.m.

Fish count at Bonneville Dam

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July 24, 2015 6:04 a.m.

Fish count and water temperature at Bonneville Dam

Wildlife, unseen, may be in close proximity

By RICH LANDERS/Spokane Spokesman-Review July 24, 2015 6:02 a.m.

Trail camera in Pend Oreille County photographs women hikers, then a bear four minutes later

Meeting set Thursday regarding Kalama salmon management

July 24, 2015 6:01 a.m.

New fish facility at Modrow Bridge will allow state to control which fish allowed to move upstream

Salmon angling excellent off southern Washington coast

By The Columbian July 23, 2015 4:32 p.m.

Catch average for sportsmen off the Columbia River mouth is 1.62 salmon per rod

Coho off-limits to anglers in Columbia until August

July 23, 2015 4:06 p.m.

Fish managers surprised to see coho showing already upstream of Astoria-Megler Bridge

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July 23, 2015 6:04 a.m.

Fish count at Bonneville Dam

Columbia River's bass-fishing ranking slips

By Allen Thomas July 23, 2015 6:02 a.m.

Columbia Gorge goes from No. 14 in 2014 to No. 53 this year in Bassmaster.com national ratings

Columbia River fishing report July 2015

By Allen Thomas July 23, 2015 6:01 a.m.

Warm water, low streamflows making angling tough for salmon, steelhead in lower Columbia