Outdoors Newsletter


Whistler Blackcomb adding timed hiking to summer operations

Competitive hiking is coming to the trails of Whistler Blackcomb this summer.

Young sightseers on Whistler Mountain.

Steve Prefontaine left mark on Tacoma running scene before his death

Six and a half months before he died, America’s most transcendent distance runner bonded with Tacoma.

Steve Prefontaine led a run in Tacoma at dawn on Nov. 15, 1974. Nike was in its infancy at the time and the company had given him a jacket with a backward Swoosh.

Fishing report for May 22

Trout lakes should be prime for holiday weekend, Point Gibson producing salmon in Sound, and the state closing the Hoh River effective June 6.

Anglers should have plenty of success catching a stringer full of rainbow trout from local lakes this holiday weekend.

Outdoors by the numbers

The number of razor clams harvested this season. Even though the last two digs of the season were canceled because of high levels of domoic acid, ...

Despite the season ending sooner than planned because of high domoic acid levels, people still harvested 5.7 million razor clams during the 2014-15 season.

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