Pat Neal

PAT NEAL: Americans work hard for ‘the dream’

The Labor Day campout was just another example of the shrinking middle class: no au jus with our prime rib!

PAT NEAL: What good is a fishing license?

Multitudes of happy tourists fished the Hoh this summer totally unaware they were breaking the law.

PAT NEAL: Really, how unique are Elwha steelhead?

You have to wonder if hatchery steelhead are really so bad for native ones.

PAT NEAL: In the future, these will be the good ol’ days of salmon fishing

The corrupt and incompetent mismanagement of our fisheries will lead to fishing’s demise.

PAT NEAL: Whales’ boundless salmon appetite

IT WAS ANOTHER tough week in the news, but there’s another toxic concern to keep you awake at night: Are your whales getting enough salmon?