SOME SAY THERE is no such thing as a coincidence. They say it’s luck, fate or God working in some mysterious way. Coincidence becomes legend… Continue reading
IT WAS ANOTHER tough week in the news for the diminishing breed of fishing-license buyers who insist on fishing in Washington. Oregon has a halibut… Continue reading
IT MUST HAVE been a slow day at the Legislature. Somebody cracked open the Oxford English Dictionary and found the word “cryptid.” According to the… Continue reading
IT WAS DAYLIGHT on the river. Something had gone terribly wrong. Maybe it was just the old guide instincts kicking in, but it seemed like… Continue reading
IT’S OFFICIAL. THE cabin-fever season has officially attacked the North Olympic Peninsula in a vise-like grip that shows no sign of weakening in the foreseeable… Continue reading
I CONSIDER MYSELF a humane person. I brake for crows. I swerve to miss squirrels who employ the practice of using automobiles to crush spruce… Continue reading
I KNEW IT was the end when a low-holing, fly-flogging fishing guide floated past on the river and said, “We’re going to get rid of… Continue reading
THE RECENT MARTIN Luther King Jr. holiday is a three-day weekend that traditionally marks the peak of the winter steelhead season on the North Olympic… Continue reading
THEY SAY THE good die young, but there are exceptions. The oldest orca in Puget Sound is missing and presumed dead. She was nicknamed “Granny”… Continue reading
THE HISTORY OF the Earth goes back billions of years. The history of Man keeping weather records goes back a few hundred years. To compare… Continue reading
IT WAS A gratifying end to the old year and a hopeful beginning to the new to read about Judge Robert B. Leighton’s ruling (“Judge… Continue reading
THIS IS A special time of year when the joy and warmth of the holiday season can drive you right over the brink. The end… Continue reading
a date which will live in infamy …” President Franklin D. Roosevelt said these words many years ago. Today,
Dec. 7… Continue reading
It takes a village to get ready for the coming cold months.
THE ANNUAL SASQUATCH Summit at Ocean Shores is always a hoot, and this year was no exception. This is a gathering of some of the… Continue reading
I DON’T KNOW about you, but I’ve caught the holiday spirit just in time for the most important holiday of the year. No, I am… Continue reading
IT WAS ANOTHER tough day for those of us who love the iconic orca, or killer whale. An article, “Scientists: Breach Dams To Save Orcas,”… Continue reading
The wily fungus can make mushroom picking an adventure.
The recent orca deaths beg the question: Is it worth killing killer whales for whatever data the killing produces?
The coho seem to be running strong just across that imaginary line that marks the boundary of the recreational paradise we call Canada — but not here, they say.