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Steelhead Falls on the Middle Deschutes near Crooked River Ranch.

Quick getaway to Oregon’s Steelhead Falls stuns

Steelhead Falls on the Middle Deschutes near Crooked River Ranch.

May 3, 2022, 6:05am Northwest

After all my jaunts throughout Central Oregon over the past 20 years, I still occasionally venture to special spots that are new to me — even well-known locations. Read story

Jessica Becker's hiking adventures with her husband and young daughter prompted her to write a series of "Little Feet Hiking" guidebooks for parents who want to hit the trail -- but not too hard -- with their kids.

Clark County mom publishes fourth guidebook in her ‘Little Feet Hiking’ series

Jessica Becker's hiking adventures with her husband and young daughter prompted her to write a series of "Little Feet Hiking" guidebooks for parents who want to hit the trail -- but not too hard -- with their kids.

April 28, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

The purpose of a hike is to make swift, steady progress toward your scenic destination, right? Read story

Clark County Public Works hiring lifeguards for Klineline Pond

April 28, 2022, 6:01am Clark County Life

Clark County Public Works has summer lifeguard positions available at Klineline Pond. Read story

Determining the pikeminnow population size in Merwin Reservoir was one of the tasks done by researchers before the federal fishery agencies decide whether salmon and steelhead will be reintroduced into the lake and its tributaries.

Fishing report: Increased rewards for pikeminnow

Determining the pikeminnow population size in Merwin Reservoir was one of the tasks done by researchers before the federal fishery agencies decide whether salmon and steelhead will be reintroduced into the lake and its tributaries.

April 27, 2022, 10:45pm Outdoors

Substantial reward increases for the Northern Pikeminnow Sport Reward Fishery make it potentially more profitable for anglers participating in the 2022 season. Read story

Technical rocky sections are among the trails accessible from the Cascade View Trailhead near Redmond, Ore.

Spring is prime time for mountain biking in Central Oregon

Technical rocky sections are among the trails accessible from the Cascade View Trailhead near Redmond, Ore.

April 23, 2022, 7:55pm Northwest

The volunteers with the Central Oregon Trail Alliance have done it yet again: They’ve built new trails that further enhance the mountain biking mecca here on the High Desert. Read story

Anglers fish from the bank and launch small boats at Rowland Lake on Saturday, April 24, 2021. The crowded parking lot behind them is a testament to the popularity of the spring trout opener.

Fishing report: Lakes open across Washington as trout season ramps up

Anglers fish from the bank and launch small boats at Rowland Lake on Saturday, April 24, 2021. The crowded parking lot behind them is a testament to the popularity of the spring trout opener.

April 20, 2022, 3:02pm Outdoors

The Washington trout season begins in earnest Saturday, April 23, when hundreds of lakes stocked with catchable trout open for business and the 2022 statewide trout derby kicks off. Read story

A winter storm made recent scouting for turkeys challenging, but even the toughest scouting trip brings benefits. If you did your homework, chances are good you will harvest a nice tom this year.

Successful wild turkey hunting involves scouting and having a Plan B

A winter storm made recent scouting for turkeys challenging, but even the toughest scouting trip brings benefits. If you did your homework, chances are good you will harvest a nice tom this year.

April 14, 2022, 5:58am Outdoors

The spring wild turkey season is set to start Friday (April 15). In most areas where there is good habitat, the lusty toms are gobbling, and the winter flocks are breaking up and spreading out. The question on the minds of turkey hunters right now, is: How are the flocks… Read story

The Washington and Oregon have announced the spring and summer salmon projections for 2022, and the numbers show a marked improvement over last year?s actual returns. Both the Columbia River, and its tributaries, should see stronger returns over last year.

Fishing report for lower Columbia River mainstem and tributaries: April 12

The Washington and Oregon have announced the spring and summer salmon projections for 2022, and the numbers show a marked improvement over last year?s actual returns. Both the Columbia River, and its tributaries, should see stronger returns over last year.

April 13, 2022, 5:03pm Outdoors

The Lower Columbia River mainstem from Buoy 10 upstream to Bonneville Dam on Wednesday, April 6 tallied 1,109 salmonid boats and 257 Washington bank rods for this week’s count. Read story