Outdoors Newsletter


National Park Service OKs planning to move Enchanted Valley Chalet

The method and timeline for moving the building has yet to be decided.

This photo, taken in May, shows how the East Fork Quinault River has undercut the Enchanted Valley Chalet inside Olympic National Park.

New DNR maps include shaded terrain markings

Maps cover area around Forks, Chehalis River and Hermiston.

Tacoma resident trying to win contest to take physical therapy help to children in Africa

Mason Hill, a 22-year-old Tacoma resident, is in contention to win an online contest that will help fund a trip to Africa where he hopes to provide physical therapy for children.

Fishing report for July 29

Cowlitz a good spot for summer-run steelhead, while Alder Lake has been good for kokanee.

Charter dreams: Salmon fishing trip off Westport is special for more than the two coho in the boat

By the day’s end, there were 16 salmon on ice in the fish box, new acquaintances had been made, friendships renewed and new memories created.

The rising sun peaks over the clouds while a charter boat heads north from the mouth of Grays Harbor. The fleet left from the harbor in Westport, Wash., on July 22, 2014.