Outdoors

Diamond Jubilee: Louis Bloch Park upgrade celebrated

By Lauren Dake March 28, 2015 7:40 p.m.

CAMAS — Louis Bloch Park celebrated its 75-year anniversary on Saturday. The celebration kicked off with a home run derby, opening ceremony and a chance to highlight the new scoreboard and field lights. The park is home to the Camas-Washougal Babe Ruth baseball league. The Baseball Tomorrow Fund, City of Camas and Clark Public Utilities, among others, were key in the park's ability to upgrade.

Visit state park for free on two days in April

March 28, 2015 12 p.m.

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is allowing visitors to enjoy their parks at no cost on two days in April.

Bonneville Dam fish count 3/28

March 28, 2015 6:30 a.m.

Fish counts and water conditions at Bonneville Dam and Willamette Falls

Bonneville Dam fish count 3/27

March 27, 2015 6:30 a.m.

Fish counts and water conditions at Bonneville Dam and Willamette Falls

Mount Rainier officials: Park has nearly $300M maintenance backlog

By CRAIG HILL, The News Tribune March 27, 2015 6 a.m.

Mount Rainier National Park has nearly $300 million in deferred infrastructure maintenance, according to a statement released by the park Thursday morning.

Bonneville Dam fish count 3/26

March 26, 2015 6:30 a.m.

Fish counts and water conditions at Bonneville Dam and Willamette Falls

Back to barbed hooks at Wind River, Drano Lake?

By Allen Thomas March 26, 2015 6:05 a.m.

State considers reverting in proposed 2015-16 regulations; hand-casting from shore may be required in lower Bonneville pool

Columbia River fishing report 3/26

By Allen Thomas March 26, 2015 6:04 a.m.

Fishing interest builds for spring chinook salmon, but catch rate remains meager

Razor clam diggers to get 24 days in April, May

By The Columbian March 26, 2015 6:03 a.m.

Tentative schedule announced for final digging periods of the season; diggers will need new license

Free vessel safety checks to be offered Saturday

March 26, 2015 6:02 a.m.

Event will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Clark County Operations Center in Hazel Dell

Two appointed to state Fish and Wildlife Commission

March 26, 2015 6:01 a.m.

Dave Graybill of Leavenworth and Kim Thorburn of Spokane added to citizen panel that sets state's fish and wildlife policies

Outings

March 26, 2015 6 a.m.

Hiking, cycling, kayaking and other outings offered by local organizations

Pinnipeds find food along Columbia River

By EDWARD STRATTON, The Daily Astorian March 25, 2015 8:06 p.m.

ASTORIA, Ore. — Humans, sea lions and seals alike are sharing in the bounty of the Columbia River.

Snake R. anglers: Share spring chinook wealth

By ERIC BARKER/Lewiston Tribune March 25, 2015 11:19 a.m.

Sportsmen sound off at meeting, ask state to shift more of harvest from lower Columbia to upriver waters

Bonneville Dam fish count 3/24

March 24, 2015 10:38 a.m.

Fish counts and water conditions at Bonneville Dam and Willamette Falls