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Destinations

Looking for things to do outside? Here's our articles on destinations within the Columbia Basin to go explore.

Updated 5 days, 8 hours 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 sta...

Updated 2 years, 9 months ago
Backyard and beyond

Many an outdoor education began in the backyard. How to build a fire, how to tie knots, how to properly use a knife, survival skills, how to erect a tent wer...

Updated 2 years, 9 months ago
Backyards can offer a glimpse into the Great Outdoors

The backyard, every backyard, can be the entrance to the outdoors for everyone. Yesterday we discussed my participation in the Great Backyard Bird Count with...

Updated 2 years, 9 months ago
In my backyard

This was the weekend of the 2020 Great Backyard Bird Count. It was my duty to conduct at least one count. The rules state the minimum time for a count was 15...

Updated 2 years, 9 months ago
Final thoughts for a successful bird count

The 2020 Great Backyard Bird Count has started. It will continue for the next three days, plus today.

Updated 2 years, 9 months ago
Count begins tomorrow

The 2020 Great Backyard Bird Count begins tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 14 and continues through Monday, Feb. 17. The object is to count the birds in a certain area...

Updated 2 years, 9 months ago
Bird count educational

The Great Backyard Bird Count will take place this weekend, Feb. 14, 15, 16 and 17. This is a world-wide event with the final count used by scientists to get...

Updated 2 years, 9 months ago
Bird Count next weekend

Watching birds and other wildlife has been instilled into my life by my parents. Next weekend is a special event for all birdwatchers, also simply called bir...

Updated 2 years, 10 months ago
Meeting celebs at the SHOT Show

The Shooting Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show, known as the SHOT Show, is aimed at the hunting and shooting industry.

Updated 3 years, 4 months ago
Exploring Potholes State Park

POTHOLES STATE PARK — As the summer heat bears down, any excuse to find yourself near the water is a good one. A trip to Potholes State Park, just off O’Sull...

Updated 3 years, 4 months ago
Exploring Potholes State Park

POTHOLES STATE PARK — As the summer heat bears down, any excuse to find yourself near the water is a good one. A trip to Potholes State Park, just off O’Sul...

Updated 3 years, 5 months ago
Ginkgo State Park adds new renovations

VANTAGE — Just past the bridge crossing the Columbia River near Vantage, the Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park sits just a few miles away, holding remnants ...

Updated 5 years, 3 months ago
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Updated 5 years, 6 months ago
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The weather this past week has improved the fishing for several species. The crappie and trout fishing have been impressive in both size and numbers of fish. The water level on the Reservoir is still very high, b...

Updated 6 years, 2 months ago
Fresh News from MarDon

Potholes Reservoir has been producing some very large yellow perch at the mouth of Frenchman’s Wasteway in fifteen feet of water where Crab Creek enters Poth...

Updated 6 years, 2 months ago
Fresh News From MarDon

As the water temperature cools on Potholes the fishing is slowly improving for walleye and perch. Surface temperatures are in the mid-60s now, which is down ...