Outdoors Newsletter


Tacoma mushroom hunters rescued after cold night in forest

Two Tacoma men were rescued Wednesday in the woods near Packwood after they became lost picking mushrooms.

Rainier chief ranger Chuck Young to retire on Oct. 31

Chuck Young, who has worked for the National Park Service since 1977, is retiring Oct. 31.

Mount Rainier National Park Chief Ranger Chuck Young talks to visitors who could not enter the park during the federal government shutdown a year ago. Young has announced he will retire on Oct. 31.

‘Valley Uprising’ rock climbing movie part of North Bend Mountain Film Festival

The North Bend Mountain Film Festival series continues Oct. 26 with a screening of "Valley Uprising."

Loss of federal funding, rising costs led to hatchery cutbacks

State reduces coho, steelhead production at three lower Columbia River facilities.

Anglers can comment on Baker Lake sockeye fishery

State managers will look back at last summer’s fishery.