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Published July 16th, 2014 - 3:33PM
At least 65,000 sockeye are expected to return to the lake this summer.
Published July 16th, 2014 - 2:34PM
The 8-mile Sumner Link Trail stretches from the Puyallup River north to Stewart Road and only uses the road (a well-marked bike lane) for 0.6 miles. It’s relatively flat and definitely scenic as it passes through farmland, over rivers and creeks and along the old and now overgrown Sumner Links Golf Course.
Published July 16th, 2014 - 1:19PM
The Friends of Schafer State Park and park staff will host an old-fashioned family picnic Saturday at Schafer State Park. In addition to free food, there will be activities for the kids.
Published July 16th, 2014 - 11:01AM
Kelly Bush, longtime district ranger at North Cascades National Park, wins National Park Service wilderness stewardship award.
Published July 14th, 2014 - 9:27PM
Edwin Birch, 64, failed to return from a day hike at Mount Rainier National Park. He has been missing since Saturday.
Published July 13th, 2014 - 12:05AM
Conservations groups are hailing the results of the duck breeding population surveys done in May and early June. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in a report, “2014 Trends in Duck Breeding Populations,” showed an 8 percent increase over the 2013 survey results.
Published July 13th, 2014 - 12:05AM
The state will receive slightly more than $900,000 to fund outdoor recreation and conservation projects this fiscal year. Washington’s share was part of more than $43.3 million distributed among the 50 states, the U.S. territories and the District of Columbia.
Published July 13th, 2014 - 12:05AM
Education The Olympia-Thurston County Stream Team is working with local divers to offer a glimpse of life under the surface of Puget Sound.
Published July 13th, 2014 - 12:05AM
Warehouse Rock Gym in Olympia will host a rock climbing competition later this month, the newest event during this year’s Washington State Senior Games.
Published July 13th, 2014 - 12:05AM
A public meeting will be held July 21 on Orcas Island to discuss a proposal to develop a mountain bike trail in Moran State Park.
Published July 13th, 2014 - 12:05AM
A grizzly bear lumbers through the forest, its 4-inch claws digging into dusty patches of earth, sunlight streaming off its prominent hump as the 700-pound mammal enters a clearing. On this warm summer day, the brown bear is seeking water.
Published July 13th, 2014 - 12:05AM
On July 17, 1897, newspapers in Seattle reported one ton of gold had sailed into the harbor on the steamship Portland. It was gold from the Klondike strikes.
Published July 13th, 2014 - 12:05AM
Mike Reimer of Sumner has been named to the Teanaway Community Forest Advisory Committee after the resignation of the previous off-road vehicle representative.
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Published July 13th, 2014 - 12:05AM
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Published July 13th, 2014 - 12:05AM
Taking the kids to Mount Rainier National Park for their first hike is tradition for many families. It seems just as much of a tradition to pack the kids in the family vehicle, or hop on a plane, and make the trek to Disneyland.
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