Outdoors

Bonneville Dam fish count 4/18

April 18, 2014 9:18 a.m.

Counts and water conditions for Thursday

Bonneville Dam fish count 4/17

April 17, 2014 9:20 a.m.

Counts and water conditions from Wednesday

Fishing report 4/17

By Allen Thomas April 17, 2014 6:05 a.m.

Anglers get final shot on Saturday at spring chinook in lower Columbia

Willamette River spring chinook catch estimates

April 17, 2014 6:04 a.m.

Catch estimates of Willamette River downstream of Willamette Falls

Anglers urge protection of forage fish

By Allen Thomas April 17, 2014 6:03 a.m.

Federal panel taking initiative to preserve a wide range of ocean species

Elk hunting permits reduced for Mount St. Helens

By The Columbian April 17, 2014 6:02 a.m.

Wildlife Commission cuts 400 permits for 2014 season around volcano

Out & About

April 17, 2014 6:01 a.m.

Items about the opening of Cresap Bay boat ramp, more skiing days at Mount Hood Meadows and a boating safety class April 26 in Vancouver

Outings

April 17, 2014 6 a.m.

Local hiking, walking, cycling, cross-country skiing and other outings

Woodland trap shooters giving it their best shot

By Allen Thomas April 17, 2014 6 a.m.

Trap shooting is the third largest sport at Woodland High School, behind football and track, said volunteer coach Ben Musgrove, a La Center resident whose son attends Woodland.

Chinook anglers to get one more day in lower Columbia

By Allen Thomas April 16, 2014 5:50 p.m.

Salmon fishing to be open Saturday upstream to Rooster Rock for boaters, upstream to Bonneville Dam for bank rods

President signs bill protecting state landmark

By Associated Press April 16, 2014 12:15 p.m.

SEATTLE — Members of Washington’s congressional delegation say President Obama has signed legislation protecting the popular Green Mountain Lookout in the Glacier Peak Wilderness.

California delays decision on gray wolf protection

By SCOTT SMITH, Associated Press April 16, 2014 9:57 a.m.

FRESNO, Calif. — A state board will consider granting the gray wolf endangered species status on Wednesday, giving it a chance at returning to California in significant numbers after a decades-long hiatus.

Bonneville Dam fish count 4/16

April 16, 2014 8:31 a.m.

Counts from Tuesday plus notice of hearing today

Bonneville Dam fish count 4/15

April 15, 2014 8:54 a.m.

Count from Monday

Bonneville Dam fish count 4/14

April 14, 2014 9:57 a.m.

Counts from Saturday and Sunday