Outdoors Newsletter


Fishing report for July 3

Crabbing under way in much of Puge Sound.

Crabbing opened Wednesday in many parts of Puget Sound, including the waters off Tacoma. People have been able to catch crab in the Olympia area since June 1.

Forest Service adding free activities at national forest

Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest stretches more than 140 miles from Mount Rainier to the Canadian border and is packed with recreational opportunities. This summer, the U.S. Forest Service is adding some free activities amid the more than 1...

Go play and learn during low-tide programs

Low tides for holiday weekend make a great chance to explore Puget Sound beaches.

You never know what you might find while exploring Puget Sound beaches at low tide. You might discover sea stars, sea cucumbers, anemones, crabs and moon snails.

Capital Bicycling Club calls special meeting regarding Chehalis Western Trail closure

The Capital Bicycling Club is holding a meeting about the temporary closure of a section of the Chehalis Western Trail on Wednesday night at 7:30 ...

The Capital Bicycling Club called a special meeting to discuss the temporary closure of a section of the popular Chehalis Western Trail on Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m. A 1-mile section of the trail south of the Indian Summer Golf Course was closed June 19 when BNSF Railways began construction on the train trestle crossing over Rainier Road.

Fishing report for June 30

Crab fishing starts Thursday in Marine Area 11.

A brown trout.