Outdoors

Tribal chinook fishing to continue through Friday

May 19, 2015 6:30 a.m.

Treaty tribes to net in mid-Columbia area starting this morning

Off-road cyclists praise Metro for new trail plans

By Associated Press May 18, 2015 11:55 a.m.

PORTLAND — Off-road cyclists are praising the Metro Council's tentative plans to develop riding trails on land near Portland's Forest Park.

Bonneville Dam fish count 5/18

May 18, 2015 8:14 a.m.

Fish count at Bonneville Dam

Off Beat: Brewery marks refuge's 50th with limited-edition label

By Justin Runquist May 18, 2015 6 a.m.

The Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a pairing of beer and birds.

Clark County's Legacy Lands turn 30

By Kaitlin Gillespie May 17, 2015 6 a.m.

Wandering through the Salmon-Morgan Creeks Natural Area southeast of Battle Ground, Patrick Lee points out the towering red cedar trees, the place where both creeks meet and the mottled sunlight falling on the dirt trail.

Wildlife refuge at Ridgefield celebrates 50th anniversary Monday

By Justin Runquist May 17, 2015 6 a.m.

If you don't know the story behind it, you'd have no reason to suspect Ridgefield's tranquil wildlife refuge was born out of the most violent earthquake in American history.

Bonneville Dam fish count 5/16

May 16, 2015 6:45 a.m.

Fish count at Bonneville Dam

Bonneville Dam fish count 5/15

May 15, 2015 6:45 a.m.

Fish count and water conditions at Bonneville Dam

Bonneville Dam fish count 5/14

May 14, 2015 6:50 a.m.

Fish count and water conditions at Bonneville Dam

Salmon, steelhead recolonizing upper North Fork Lewis River

By Allen Thomas May 14, 2015 6:05 a.m.

Fish trucked and released into upper watershed seem to be homing in on a few favored spots instead of scattering widely

Columbia River fishing report May 14

By Allen Thomas May 14, 2015 6:04 a.m.

Spring chinook, summer steelhead retention reopens Saturday in lower Columbia; kokanee fishing good at Merwin Reservoir

Gifford PInchot National Forest schedules three road plan meetings

May 14, 2015 6:03 a.m.

Sessions will display where Forest Service intends to prioritize road investments, maintenance; Vancouver meeting will be on May 28 at forest headquarters

Deadline near for Washington special hunt permits

By The Columbian May 14, 2015 6:02 a.m.

Sportsmen have through Wednesday to apply for special opportunities this fall

PCT hiker leaves desert, enters Sierras

By The Columbian May 14, 2015 6:01 a.m.

Anthony Mannello of Vancouver has reached the southern Sierra Mountains, almost 750 miles into his quest to hike from Mexico to Canada

Windy Ridge Viewpoint opens Friday

May 13, 2015 6:12 p.m.

Road No. 99 on the east side of Mount St. Helens, along with road No. 26, will be open, Forest Service says