Posted on November 24, 2014
Whatcom and Skagit county hunters and fishers intent on heading for Okanogan forests and streams or other points east and south will have to take the Stevens Pass (U.S. Highway 2) route at least until early next week.
Slides from recent accumulating snows have prompted Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance managers to temporarily shut down the route.
WSDOT officials say the weather forecast is calling for more snow through the Thanksgiving weekend that will likely trigger more avalanches. However, a warming trend predicted for early next week may allow operators to clear the 36-mile mountain pass road and reopen it.
Posted on November 22, 2014
This is day three (Saturday, Nov. 22) of a seven-day razor clam opening on several of Washington's Pacific Coast beaches in advance of Thanksgiving.
Posted on November 21, 2014
Long-fin smelt, known to Whatcom County locals as 'hooligans,' run the lower Nooksack to spawn for a short period during the last half of November.
Posted on November 6, 2014
Two at-large seats are among six on the 15-member master hunter advisory group the fish and wildlife department is seeking to fill for the panel's coming term.
Posted by Doug Huddle on October 31, 2014
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife's Fish Program is holding a public meeting from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 1 at WDFW's Mill Creek Regional Office to get public input on structuring future Baker Lake sockeye non-treaty fisheries.
Posted on October 24, 2014
Celebrating the reopening of the Suiattle River Road (FSR 26), the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is holding a reopening reception ceremony from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25 at the Darrington Community Center, 570 Sauk Avenue in Darrington.