Wednesday, December 07, 2022


What's there to do in the great outdoors? Here we've got a bevy of local outdoor activities and destinations to explore.

Updated 18 hours, 49 minutes ago

Hanford national park site gets new superintendent

DENVER — The National Park Service has appointed Wendy Berhman the new superintendent for the Manhattan Project ...

Updated 1 day, 10 hours ago
GALLERY: Winter fun in the Basin

COLUMBIA BASIN – With last week’s winter snow came a whole lot of winter fun in the Columbia Basin. Children and families from throughout the area took advan...

Updated 6 days, 19 hours ago
Snow management

GRANT CO. - Now that snow has arrived in Grant County, many residents are probably wondering how or why certain streets get plowed, get plowed faster than ot...

Updated 6 days, 19 hours ago
Cold to stay

MOSES LAKE — Of course, it’s that time of year, and the first snowfall of the season Tuesday night closed schools, left people with driveways and sidewalks t...

Updated 1 week ago
Join the kamp

MOSES LAKE - Echternkamps Guide Services provides hunting and fishing experiences highlighting the abundance in the Columbia Basin. “We are more concerned a...

Updated 1 week ago
Mt. Rainier National Park changes access due to staffing

ASHFORD – Mount Rainier National Park announced updates Tuesday to winter 2022-23 recreational access due to staffing. “Mount Rainier National Park offers...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Winter storm watch issued for Basin

SPOKANE — The National Weather Service issued a winter storm watch Monday for large parts of the Columbia Basin. A winter storm watch means that conditions a...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Weather forecast for Nov. 28

This week's weather looks to be cold again with lows in the teens and highs around 30.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Hanford Reach steelhead fishery closed

RICHLAND/PASCO — The Hanford Reach has closed its steelhead fishing and retention from Nov. 20 until further notice.

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Weather report for Monday, Nov. 14

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 38. North wind around 6 mph. Mostly clear in the evening, with a low around 18. Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37...

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
'Kind of like big dogs'

MOSES LAKE — Kelli Nelson is no stranger to showing animals. “I’ve been showing since I was about two years old,” the 17-year-old said as she leaned on a ...

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
National forest fees waived on Veterans Day

PORTLAND, Ore. — National forests and grasslands will be open free of charge for everyone Friday, according to a statement from the U.S. Forest Service. In observance of Veterans Day, the Forest Service is waivi...

Updated 4 weeks ago
Dept. of Ecology to host water webinars

SOAP LAKE - According to a city of Soap Lake press release, the Department of Ecology is inviting the public to two upcoming webinars about rulemaking and to...

Updated 1 month ago
Othello playground design could begin this month

OTHELLO — Construction should begin next spring or early summer on upgrades to the playground at Othello’s Lions Park. Othello Mayor Shawn Logan estimated th...

Updated 1 month ago
Paving the way

YAKAMA/EPHRATA – An exhibit in the Yakima Valley Museum called “Let’s Take the Sporting Route: Mountaineering in Central Washington 1949-1970” features pione...