Outdoors

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

Bonneville Dam fish count 4/12

April 12, 2014 9:09 a.m.

Counts for Thursday and Friday, plus water conditions

Bonneville Dam fish count 4/10

April 10, 2014 10:26 a.m.

Counts and water conditions for Wednesday

Fishing report 4/10

By Allen Thomas April 10, 2014 6:07 a.m.

Monday final scheduled day of spring chinook angling in lower Columbia River

Study: Mount St. Helens elk herd reduction accomplished

By Allen Thomas April 10, 2014 6:04 a.m.

Five years of research show hunting antlerless animals reduced the population as intended by Department of Fish and Wildlife

Hunters doubt diagnosis of hoof disease cause

By TOM PAULU/The Longview Daily News April 10, 2014 6:03 a.m.

Many are asking if herbicide spraying on timber lands might be contributing to misshappen hooves

Clam digging resumes Tuesday at Long Beach

By The Columbian April 10, 2014 6:02 a.m.

Diggers to get six straight days; Long Beach festival scheduled April 19-20

Out & About

By Allen Thomas April 10, 2014 6:01 a.m.

Items about youth archery shooting, a merger of sports camps on Mount Hood and offerings of the Mount St. Helens Institute

Bonneville Dam fish count 4/9

April 9, 2014 9:36 a.m.

Counts and water conditions for Tuesday