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The strangely shapely Painted Hills of the John Day Fossil Beds catch the best light at sunset.

Enjoy wonderfully weird John Day Fossil Beds National Monument

The strangely shapely Painted Hills of the John Day Fossil Beds catch the best light at sunset.

March 6, 2022, 6:03am Clark County Life

JOHN DAY FOSSIL BEDS, Ore. — All the megaforces of the planet come together right here: climate change, cataclysmic volcanism, the birth and death of species across eons. Read story

Josh McNeal leads his sled dog team out on a run in preparation for the 2021 Iditarod.

Iditarod veteran’s dogs are in their prime and ready to race

Josh McNeal leads his sled dog team out on a run in preparation for the 2021 Iditarod.

March 3, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

When Josh McNeal hits the trail on the 2022 Iditarod in a few days, he’ll do so as a veteran. But in many ways, the La Center High graduate’s second Iditarod will feel very much like doing it for the first time. Read story

Smelt in the Columbia River at Frenchman's Bar in Vancouver.

Fishing report: Bonneville Pool opens for sturgeon retention; smelt dip on Cowlitz

Smelt in the Columbia River at Frenchman's Bar in Vancouver.

March 2, 2022, 4:33pm Outdoors

Two days of sturgeon retention in the Bonneville Pool has been set for March 9 and 16 only, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Tuesday. Read story

Happy clients with spring Chinook they caught while fishing with guide Matt Eleazer of East Fork Outfitters last year. With the runs improving in almost all waters, local anglers should be in store for much better fishing this spring and summer.

Spring Chinook salmon fishing season set for Columbia River

Happy clients with spring Chinook they caught while fishing with guide Matt Eleazer of East Fork Outfitters last year. With the runs improving in almost all waters, local anglers should be in store for much better fishing this spring and summer.

February 23, 2022, 5:58pm Latest News

The 2022 spring Chinook recreational fishing season for the Columbia River was set Wednesday by fishery managers from Washington and Oregon. And improvements are expected in returns compared to 2021. Read story

With fork tails and massive bodies, big sturgeon, look like toothless sharks coming to the boat.

Columbia River and tributary fishery report, Feb. 22

With fork tails and massive bodies, big sturgeon, look like toothless sharks coming to the boat.

February 23, 2022, 4:38pm Outdoors

Columbia River and tributary fishery report, Feb. 22 Read story

Clamming is more fun, and safer, when you go with family or friends, even four-legged friends. It is a social event, and a festival atmosphere prevails during the digs.

7 days of razor clam digging approved by WDFW beginning Feb. 26

Clamming is more fun, and safer, when you go with family or friends, even four-legged friends. It is a social event, and a festival atmosphere prevails during the digs.

February 22, 2022, 5:22pm Latest News

More razor clam digs are planned on coastal beaches as shellfish managers with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) today confirmed the next round of digging can proceed as planned from Feb. 26 through March 4. Read story

Tony Barnes, of Vancouver, gets ready to ski from the top of Hoodoo with Mount Washington and the Three Sisters in the background on Jan. 16.

Oregon ski area Hoodoo offers reminder of why we love the sport

Tony Barnes, of Vancouver, gets ready to ski from the top of Hoodoo with Mount Washington and the Three Sisters in the background on Jan. 16.

February 17, 2022, 6:02am Northwest

Each winter, I usually wait until January to go skiing. I want to avoid the holiday crowds and wait until the snowpack is in decent shape and most of the chairlifts are open. Read story

With fork tails and massive bodies, big sturgeon, look like toothless sharks coming to the boat.

Columbia River and tributary fishery report, Feb. 15

With fork tails and massive bodies, big sturgeon, look like toothless sharks coming to the boat.

February 16, 2022, 4:49pm Outdoors

Columbia River and tributary fishery report, Feb. 15, 2022 Read story