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A mountain biker makes his way down a section of Phil's Trail west of Bend, Ore.

Early spring in Central Oregon means corn snow, hero dirt

A mountain biker makes his way down a section of Phil's Trail west of Bend, Ore.

April 9, 2022, 6:02am Northwest

Early spring in Central Oregon is a special time of year for those who love both skiing and mountain biking. The slopes still offer plenty of thrills, and area singletrack can be in ideal shape for riding. Read story

The WDFW has just approved another round of razor clam digs, after the clams were tested and found to be safe to eat. These are still night time digs, so clammers need to carry a lantern or powerful flashlight in order to spot the clam's shows in the sand.

WDFW approves next clam digs, increases daily limit to 20

The WDFW has just approved another round of razor clam digs, after the clams were tested and found to be safe to eat. These are still night time digs, so clammers need to carry a lantern or powerful flashlight in order to spot the clam's shows in the sand.

April 8, 2022, 4:40pm Latest News

Shellfish managers with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife confirmed Friday that the next round of razor clam digging can proceed as planned from April 16-21 with an increased limit of 20 clams. Read story

Are the good times back? Anglers can keep spring Chinook salmon on the Cowlitz River this year. Retention is open through April 30.

Cowlitz River back in chinook salmon business until April 30

Are the good times back? Anglers can keep spring Chinook salmon on the Cowlitz River this year. Retention is open through April 30.

April 7, 2022, 6:00am Editor's Choice

Fishery managers were able to open the Cowlitz River to spring Chinook retention through the end of April, with one fin-clipped hatchery Chinook allowed as part of a two-salmon/steelhead daily limit. Read story

Fat spring Chinook fill a fish box in April of 2021. Anglers can fish the entire main stem Columbia this year, with no bubble closure at the mouth of the Cowlitz River.

Fishing report for lower Columbia River mainstem and tributaries: April 2

Fat spring Chinook fill a fish box in April of 2021. Anglers can fish the entire main stem Columbia this year, with no bubble closure at the mouth of the Cowlitz River.

April 6, 2022, 3:13pm Outdoors

The Lower Columbia River mainstem from Buoy 10 upstream to Corbett on Saturday, April 2 tallied 1,115 salmonid boats and 115 Washington bank rods for this week’s count. Read story

Fat spring Chinook fill a fish box in April of 2021. Anglers can fish the entire main stem Columbia this year, with no bubble closure at the mouth of the Cowlitz River.

Fishing report for lower Columbia River mainstem and tributaries: March 28

Fat spring Chinook fill a fish box in April of 2021. Anglers can fish the entire main stem Columbia this year, with no bubble closure at the mouth of the Cowlitz River.

March 30, 2022, 3:20pm Outdoors

The Lower Columbia River mainstem from Buoy 10 upstream to Bonneville Dam on Sunday, March 27 tallied 609 salmonid boats and 94 Washington bank rods for this week’s count. Read story

Tobias Koch and Jill Hardiman pour a tub of fish that were soon to be released into the Spokane River on Friday last week in Plummer.

Tribes holding out hope of salmon recovery on the upper Columbia River

Tobias Koch and Jill Hardiman pour a tub of fish that were soon to be released into the Spokane River on Friday last week in Plummer.

March 28, 2022, 6:04am Editor's Choice

With the thousands of miles of quality salmon habitat in the upper Columbia River, a restored chinook run there could add significantly to the number of anadromous fish in the entire basin. Read story

A lizard sunbathes on a rock along the Scout Camp Loop Trail on the Middle Deschutes.

Scout Camp Loop Trail offers beauty, fishing

A lizard sunbathes on a rock along the Scout Camp Loop Trail on the Middle Deschutes.

March 28, 2022, 6:03am Northwest

Early season hiking can be difficult in Central Oregon, as many trails are still covered in snow, ice and mud. Read story

A competitor mushes across Willow Lake during the restart of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on March 6, 2022, in Willow, Alaska.

La Center grad Josh McNeal made hard decision to withdraw early from Iditarod sled dog race

A competitor mushes across Willow Lake during the restart of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on March 6, 2022, in Willow, Alaska.

March 27, 2022, 6:07am Outdoors

Josh McNeal did not finish the 2022 Iditarod dog sled race, and the La Center High graduate was just fine with that. Read story