Monday, May 10, 2021
May 10, 2021

Linkedin Pinterest
Sportsright chevron arrow icon

Outdoors

Keith Russell, program manager of urban conservation at Audubon Pennsylvania, lowers his binoculars while conducting a breeding bird census June 5 at Wissahickon Valley Park in Philadelphia.

Black bird watchers draw focus to racial issues outdoors

Keith Russell, program manager of urban conservation at Audubon Pennsylvania, lowers his binoculars while conducting a breeding bird census June 5 at Wissahickon Valley Park in Philadelphia.

June 26, 2020, 6:05am Life

Jason Ward fell in love with birds at age 14 when he spotted a peregrine falcon outside the homeless shelter where he was staying with his family. Read story

(Randall Pease/Tribune News Service)

Be ‘bear aware’ when recreating outdoors in Pacific Northwest

(Randall Pease/Tribune News Service)

June 24, 2020, 7:46pm Outdoors

People have encounters with animals every day, even in their own back yards, but some are not as intimidating as a bear. Read story

WDFW clarifies rules for fishing in ocean waters

June 24, 2020, 7:45pm Outdoors

With recreational salmon fishing now open in Washington’s ocean waters, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is clarifying the rules for individual marine areas, as well as asking anglers to help ensure accurate catch estimates by cooperating with fish checkers at landing sites. Read story

A sockeye salmon, left, swims pass a chinook salmon, center front, and shad, above, at the fish counting window on June 27, 2012, at the Bonneville Dam near Cascade Locks, Ore.

Some beloved Oregon state parks staying shuttered through summer due to COVID-19 cuts

June 22, 2020, 8:23am Northwest

EUGENE, Ore. — Eight Oregon state parks and campgrounds, including some of the state’s most iconic places, won’t reopen this summer, due to budget cuts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read story

After months of being on lockdown, recreationists can finally return to most of their favorite trails in the Columbia River Gorge, and the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. However, a few of the more popular and crowded trailheads remain closed.

Take A Hike! Many areas have reopened for foot traffic

After months of being on lockdown, recreationists can finally return to most of their favorite trails in the Columbia River Gorge, and the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. However, a few of the more popular and crowded trailheads remain closed.

June 6, 2020, 6:31pm Outdoors

As of May 15, trailheads and access sites were opened all across the region, although many popular sites remain closed out of concern for public safety. Read story

Fishing report, June 4

June 3, 2020, 4:37pm Outdoors

Fishing is free this weekend in Washington and Oregon for residents and non-residents of those states. Read story

Mountain bikers ride the Catch and Release Trail southwest of Bend, Ore.

Tips for mountain biking during pandemic

Mountain bikers ride the Catch and Release Trail southwest of Bend, Ore.

May 31, 2020, 6:00am Life

BEND, Ore. — The trails themselves never closed during the shutdown of public spaces amid the coronavirus pandemic, so in reality, little ever changed for mountain bikers in Central Oregon. Read story

Hikers on the Siouxon Creek Trail to Chinook Falls are in for a treat. A wall of water cascades 50 feet into a shallow pool.

Siouxon Creek Trail offers hikers alternative as Columbia Gorge trails remain closed

Hikers on the Siouxon Creek Trail to Chinook Falls are in for a treat. A wall of water cascades 50 feet into a shallow pool.

May 27, 2020, 7:50pm Latest News

In normal times, some of the Northwest's best waterfalls are just a short drive away. Read story

Some recreational fishing set to reopen in Washington

May 25, 2020, 7:40am Latest News

OLYMPIA — After two months of closures because of COVID-19 pandemic concerns, many of Washington state’s coastal waters are set to reopen for fishing on Tuesday, officials said. Read story