Jewell talks climate change
The Puget Sound Fly Fishers will host a free presentation on the Japanese style of fly fishing at its meeting Feb. 13. Dick Sagara will present the program “Tenkara.”
The public will have the opportunity at a meeting Tuesday to learn more about the process of redeveloping Kopachuck State Park as a day-use park.
Nobody ever accused the Olympics of being on the cutting edge. When slopestyle skiing made its Olympic debut Thursday, it came 17 years after it first appeared in the X Games. And the Feb. 18 unveiling of half-pipe skiing comes 12 years after it was added to the X Games.
It was a cold day to be a Sea Scout. The thermometer said 35 degrees, and the icy wind driving up the Thea Foss Waterway made the Youth Marine Center seem even colder.
For those who missed the story, a limited smelt-dipping season opens on Cowlitz on Saturday. This will be the first time in four years that smelt dippers will be able to try their luck, but only on the Cowlitz and just the next four Saturdays.
The South Sound chapter of the Washington Native Plant Society is hosting a program Wednesday on photographing the wildflowers of Mount Rainier National Park.
Someone once said that no matter what facts you want to prove, you can always find a scientific study that proves - or disproves - them. That's especially true of the best time to do certain kinds of workouts.
The view from the lakeside cabin was serene, the price tag - $59 a night - a bargain.
The polar vortex got 2014 off to a chilly start. So far, the winter pattern has been just about unbearable. The snow falls. The temperatures rise just enough for the snow to melt. Then the temperatures fall and ice forms.
The gondola operator gave us fair warning.
We've long suspected that winter was designed to derail all of our well-intentioned fitness new year's resolutions. The days are shorter. The temperatures are colder. And your motivation, like the groundhog's shadow, is hard to find.
If you're looking for a bag that can easily transition from the gym to the everyday, consider Under Armour's Perfect Bag. Living up to its name, the Perfect Bag holds up well to wear and tear and includes two carry options: handles, and a removable strap that allows you to wear it across the body like a messenger bag. Its design is enhanced by small details like gunmetal hardware and a textured fabric print for durability.
Using a forecast for a strong return of spring chinook salmon, the initial recreational fishing season on the lower Columbia River will run March 1-April 7.
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