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Well-stocked Goose Lake has been a hot spot for trout anglers

July 8, 2020, 7:51pm Newsletter

More than 15,000 cutthroat and rainbow trout stocked into alpine lake earlier this year Read story

Yale Reservoir Logging Road Trail is scenic, accessible

July 1, 2020, 5:56pm Life

With gyms closed, maybe you’ve found a love of walking during the coronavirus pandemic. Maybe you're in the mood for a new trek -- something with solitude and beauty but without uneven footing or big elevation gains. Read story

Fishing Report, July 2

July 1, 2020, 5:52pm Outdoors

The new-look 2020-21 Washington Sport Fishing Rules is now online through the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. Read story

Black bird watchers draw focus to racial issues outdoors

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

Be ‘bear aware’ when recreating outdoors in Pacific Northwest

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

Sockeye and steelhead fishing to close Thursday on Columbia River

June 23, 2020, 5:30pm Latest News

Sockeye and hatchery steelhead angling and retention in the mainstem Columbia River will close Thursday, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Tuesday. The closure includes the mainstem Columbia River downstream of the Oregon-Washington border (approximately 17 miles upstream of McNary Dam). … Read story

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

Take A Hike! Many areas have reopened for foot traffic

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