Outdoors Newsletter


Mount Rainier volunteer programs sees decline

Budget issues, waning enthusiasm among probable explanations.

Almost 1,700 people volunteered at Mount Rainier National Park in the last year, including this group with Washington Trails Association working on the Narada Falls Trail.

5 trails for working up a Thanksgiving appetite, or burning off the calories

A pair of new bridges in Eatonville has the Bud Blancher Trail ready for hikers.

Hikers explore the Metro Parks Tacoma’s Swan Creek Trail on Nov. 11.

Fishing report for Nov. 21

The coho fishing has been very good in rivers throughout the region.

Dispatches for Nov. 22

Birdwatchers in the Northwest can enter their observations with a new online tool. Users can use eBird Northwest — ebird.org/nw — for identifying birds, reporting their sightings and contributing to conservation efforts throughout the...

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