Outdoors Newsletter


Crystal Mountain: Foot of new snow means chairlifts will be running Monday

Crystal Mountain said Sunday that it will open two chairlifts Monday.

State Parks hosting guided hikes on Jan. 1

First Day Hikes offered at 28 parks statewide, many close to the South Sound.

Millersylvania State Park will host one of the 28 First Day Hikes being offered by Washington State Parks on Jan. 1.

Eatonville’s Hugo Peak Trail closed because of logging

Some trails, roads are closed because of logging at Pack Forest near Eatonville

December triggers flood of birding memories

More than any other month, December is famous for triggering nostalgia attacks. If for some reason you decide to clean files at this time, an attack...

Bird watching is as popular today as it was when Joan Carson began writing her weekly birding column in 1967.

Dispatches for Dec. 20

The environmental learning center at Millersylvania State Park will be closed beginning Jan. 1 while the building is renovated.