Outdoors

Netters to fish Tuesday for spring chinook in lower Columbia

By Allen Thomas March 31, 2014 2:31 p.m.

Hearing scheduled at noon on Thursday to consider extending sport season beyond Monday

Bonneville Dam fish count 3/31

By The Columbian March 31, 2014 9:10 a.m.

Thursday's and Saturday's counts, plus water conditions

Sunbreaks bring out Clark County horse riders

By Ashley Swanson March 30, 2014 6 a.m.

For horse owners, spring is the season for conditioning their animals, after horses spend a long winter in the barn and the pasture.

Group offers wet, wild trips for at-risk kids

By RICH LANDERS, The Spokesman-Review March 29, 2014 6 a.m.

SPOKANE — Whitewater guides-in-training were on the Spokane River in the first two weeks of March, long before pleasant weather would greet rafters soaking themselves through raging rapids.

Bonneville Dam fish count 3/28

March 28, 2014 7:10 a.m.

Count and water conditions at Bonneville Dam

New online backcountry camping reservation site up

By Craig Hill, The News Tribune March 27, 2014 8:35 p.m.

Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument recently launched new online reservation procedures for overnight camping permits in the Mount Margaret Backcountry.

Proposal includes rerouting Pacific Coast Trail

By MARK FREEMAN, Mail Tribune March 27, 2014 1:15 p.m.

MEDFORD, Ore. — Where the Pacific Crest Trail winds through Crater Lake National Park, stretches of it seem to belie the majesty and beauty of Oregon’s only national park.

Sturgeon retention dates set for Bonneville pool

By Allen Thomas March 27, 2014 12:15 p.m.

Anglers to get four summer days to keep fish; spawning sanctuary created downstream of The Dalles Dam

Lower Willamette River spring chinook catches

By The Columbian March 27, 2014 12:09 p.m.

Catch and fishing effort improved as river dropped and cleared

Fishing report 3/27

By Allen Thomas March 27, 2014 6:05 a.m.

Spring chinook fishing remains very slow in the lower Columbia

Bonneville Dam fish count 3/27

March 27, 2014 6:03 a.m.

Tuesday's count at Bonneville Dam include water temperature and streamflow

Forest Service analyzing Gifford Pinchot road system

By Allen Thomas March 27, 2014 6:02 a.m.

Local forest road budget not enough to maintain 4,100 miles

Out & About

By Allen Thomas March 27, 2014 6:01 a.m.

Items about a spring chinook fishing seminar, vandalism at Benson Bridge, a kokanee fishing clinic and applying for multi-season hunting permits

State thinks it has cause of elk hoof disease

By Allen Thomas March 26, 2014 6:55 p.m.

Public meeting scheduled April 15 in Vancouver to share findings, answer questions

Bonneville Dam fish count

March 26, 2014 6:30 a.m.

Chinook and steelhead count at Bonneville Dam plus water temperature and flows