Outdoors Newsletter


Webcam atop Washington Monument offers views of D.C.

National Par Service, EarthCam partner on project.

Green Tacoma Day set for Oct. 11

Seventh annual event includes volunteer projects throughout Tacoma.

Thomas Purbaugh of Tacoma tosses a pile of blackberry bush up from the Garfield Gulch in Tacoma during the 2010 Green Tacoma Day. This year’s effect to restore habitat throughout Tacoma will be on Saturday, Oct. 11.

In South Sound, total lunar eclipse will be visible early on Oct. 8

Total eclipse will reach its peak at 3:55 a.m. that day.

A total lunar eclipse will take place early Wednesday morning and will be visible over the South Sound if weather conditions cooperate.

Weekend Getaway for Oct. 3

Visit Olympic Peninsula at state park

Crystal Mountain Resort gets first dusting of snow

A trace amount of snow fell overnight at Crystal Mountain Resort.

A worker at Crystal Mountain Resort snapped this photo Tuesday high on the mountain. The ski area received its first dusting of snow. It needs at least two feet to open.