With summer just around the corner, Washington’s water has a new protector.
Cayuse and Chinook passes near Mount Rainier will open Thursday in time for Memorial Day weekend.
Northern Pike continued to make their slow, steady advance down the Columbia River system this spring.
On the night of July 27, 2007, Josh Jackman finished a shift at Gordy’s Sichuan Cafe, stopped briefly at Wild Walls – at the time Spokane’s only climbing gym – and started the long commute home to his father’s house near Suncrest.
Lisa Miller took this photo of a squirrel living in a birdhouse in Loon Lake, Washington, several years ago in May.
Matt Liere’s fishing-hunting report for May 23
Boat owners can get their vessel decontaminated from aquatic invasive species for free at a new facility scheduled to open June 1 in Ephrata.
The Route of the Hiawatha bike trail will open Friday.
Three years after its last eruption,
After 20 years of nonstop pedaling, Spokane’s 24 Hours Round the Clock mountain bike race will take a final lap next weekend.
A clever hack being used by river runners to protect their cars at the Corn Creek Boat Launch on the upper Salmon River has drawn the ire of officials on the Salmon-Challis National Forest.
It is hard for me to decide which animal I like least. This is a stark reminder of the unforeseen challenges of adulthood, because I clearly remember as a child being able to refer to a variety of favorite animals, most of which I hoped to one day own as pets.
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game closed chinook salmon fishing in the Clearwater River basin because of low returns of adult chinook.
Patrick Kennedy cradled a massive trout, the kind of fish an angler can remember forever.
The Dishman Hills Conservancy will have a Weed Work and Lunch event Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Conservancy experts will discuss how to remove noxious weeds and promote native plant ecosystems.
Kris Tompkins, a world-renowned conservationist and preserver of vast South American landscapes, will speak in Spokane May 31.
Over the years, I’ve given my girlfriend some real duds as gifts – with the exception of last year: An autographed copy of “Day Hiking Eastern Washington,” co-authored by former Spokesman-Review outdoors editor and good friend Rich Landers, and a guided hike with the legend himself.
A merlin carries a parakeet in its talons on Monday
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for May 16
Native American leaders pressed lawmakers in Congress Wednesday to adopt permanent protections for grizzly bears, a species widely revered by tribes but that has been proposed for hunting in Wyoming and Idaho.
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