Jun 21, 2014
Skagit sockeye river fishery at halfway point
The Skagit River this month has dual salmon fisheries going on, one from Rockport to Marblemount targeting hatchery spring chinook homing on the state's fish production facility, the other in the lower Skagit zeroing in on sockeye bound for the Baker River system.
US Bicycle Route 10 is approved for Washington state
The state has won certification for US Bicycle Route 10 that stretches from Anacortes on the Puget Sound to Newport on the Idaho border.
North Cascades Highway scheduledto open May 8
Noon Thursday, May 8 is now the projected opening time for the State Route 20 section through the North Cascades from Ross Lake to Early Winters.
In Our View/National Park Service Budget: Preserve Americaa s best idea
Largely immune from partisan discord, our national parks are refuges from the clatter; mountains and rivers without end.
Sans pinks, coho and kings will be angler main course
Being that it's an even year, Puget Sound pink salmon won't be an option for anglers, but if state/tribal 2014 salmon run forecasts are accurate, they'll likely not be missed by most fishers.