Outdoors

OUTDOORS: Rains signal recharge for area rivers

Last days of saltwater salmon fishing; three halibut days added; free day Saturday in parks

 

Man involved in timber poaching, starting wildfire sentenced

A man involved in a timber poaching effort in Olympic National Forest that started a big wildfire has been sentenced… Continue reading

 

Mount Walker hike offers spectacular views, variety of birds

Listen to a police scanner on the North Olympic Peninsula and you’ll hear about Mount Walker. The 800-foot pass between Brinnon and Quilcene… Continue reading

 

Dungeness River work will prompt some closures

Log jam installation begins Sept. 23

OUTDOORS: Silvers streaming down Strait

2020 International Coastal Cleanup set for Saturday

Season schedule reflects excellent razor clam numbers

39 digs set for ocean beaches this fall, winter

OUTDOORS: Razor clam population at historic high

Fall schedule release coming soon

Smoke still threatening Peninsula

Air quality depends on the way the wind blows

Panoramic views from Klahhane Ridge

Two hiking trails provide options for 12.5-mile circuit

Some closures in effect in national park, forest

Visitors to federal lands on the North Olympic Peninsula this Labor Day weekend are reminded that some areas are closed. East Beach Road remains closed… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: WDFW facing potentially steep budget cuts in 2021-23

Olympic Peninsula Fly Fishers to meet virtually

OUTDOORS: Silvers packing on the pounds

Anglers catching salmon off Seiku

Salal permits to be issued in September

Maximum of 100 can be purchased across the National Forest

Northern Hood Canal closed to recreational shellfish harvest due to biotoxins

The state Department of Health has closed the Northern Hood Canal area to the recreational harvest of all species of shellfish. In… Continue reading

Bruised but not defeated, outdoors guide is healing from injuries

Caylen Phegley was struck by a minivan while aiding a bear-hunting friend