Outdoors

Biologist: Land access fee bad for hunting, wildlife

By Allen Thomas November 6, 2014 6:04 a.m.

Weyerhaeuser's permit to use its lands in Southwest Washington undercuts the foundation of North American wildlife management

Fishing report 11/06

By Allen Thomas November 6, 2014 6:03 a.m.

Salmon action pretty much limited to Cowlitz, Lewis and Klickitat rivers

Class set Nov. 19 to teach game, fish preservation, storage

November 6, 2014 6:02 a.m.

Course will be offered through WSU Clark County Extension at The Heritage Farm

Fly Tyers Rendezvous slated Saturday in Portland

November 6, 2014 6:01 a.m.

Annual event raises money for fisheries conservation

Forest Service fees waived this weekend

November 6, 2014 6 a.m.

Day-use fees at public recreation sites in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest will be waived this weekend in honor of Veterans Day, according to the U.S. Forest Service.

EPA to rebuild streambank along Coeur d'Alene River

By BECKY KRAMER, The Spokesman-Review November 5, 2014 6 a.m.

CATALDO, Idaho — On the banks of the Coeur d'Alene River, Jo Christensen turned a willow branch over in her hands, pointing out dozens of nodules that will sprout roots next spring.

Northwest has history of environmental activism

By Eric Florip November 3, 2014 6 a.m.

When the movement of oil trains emerged as a major controversy in the region, it wasn't the first rodeo for many of the Northwest environmental activists who joined the fight.

Razor clam digging resumes Tuesday at Long Beach

October 31, 2014 11:08 a.m.

Eight nights of digging are scheduled, with more time planned later in November too

Volcano climbing permits shift to self-registration on Nov. 1

October 30, 2014 5:29 p.m.

Permits are free and unlimited from November through March, but required to climb Mount St. Helens

Not a typical elk season

By Allen Thomas October 30, 2014 6:06 a.m.

It is hard to predict how hunting in Southwest Washington will change with the debut of Weyerhaeuser's access fee to a big chunk of its local lands

Columbia River fishing report October 2014

By Allen Thomas October 30, 2014 6:05 a.m.

This year's strong coho salmon run has reached deep inland

Out & About

October 30, 2014 6:03 a.m.

Items about the Salmon Creek Flyfishers meeting, the Vancouver Wildlife League meeting and a winter road closure at Mount Rainier National Park

Ski, snowboard show slated Nov. 14-16

October 30, 2014 6:02 a.m.

Ski areas, equipment manufacturers will be at three-day event at Portland Expo Center

Washington seeks nominees for steelhead advisory group

October 30, 2014 6 a.m.

Agency will pick up to 15 individuals to provide guidance on issues involving steelhead and sea-run cutthroat trout

Langsdorf boat ramp closure extended

October 28, 2014 6:02 a.m.

State needs until mid-November to complete renovation of popular launch along lower Columbia River at Caterpillar Island