A multiyear research project aiming to measure the quality of elk habitat across the vast Clearwater region in Idaho is in its final stages.
LEWISTOWN, Mont. — Hanging on the wall in Brett Nienhuis’ living room are three 8-inch-by-12-inch photos of an angler in a wheelchair reeling in a fish from a drift boat — an aluminum boat that Nienhuis built in his Lewistown shop.
LONGVIEW, Wash. — With a final stamp late last month in Kelso, Lindsey Pollock completed her whirlwind tour of all 39 counties in Washington.
LEWISTON — Count the annual Clearwater Snake Steelhead Derby among the casualties of declining steelhead runs over the past four years.
COEUR D’ALENE — Sometimes it takes the Cape Canaveral launch to get out of bed.
Alycia Silver’s very modern, one-level home at 321 SW 11th St. in College Place, really charmed her from the first time she saw it.
September of 2019 was mostly warm, dry and clear — and now just a blip in time and history.
The two bull moose sat in a square of open ground under the fanning scales of cedar.
I frequently take time to look back and reflect on my previous work. It’s a good practice as I seek continued growth as a shooter. It is also something of a requirement of the job as month’s end means double-checking that everything is backed up on multiple hard drives.
A black rooster — an escapee from a local farm? — struts along a quiet mud flat, thankful to not have sunk in to his comb.
Terri Rowe can’t quite remember what was written on the Wolf Fang Peak register that first sparked her interest in highpointing, but nine years and more than 140 summits later, she still can’t get enough of the pursuit.
CLARK FORK — We crossed the river bridge and then headed west before climbing out of the frogwater lowlands at Derr Island near Clark Fork.
Coach a Little League baseball team for 23 years and you’re sure to get to know a plethora of interesting and inventive young boys who grow up to become even more interesting and inventive adults.
LEWISTON — Daily fish counts at Lower Granite and Bonneville dams foreshadowed recent moves by state, federal and tribal fisheries managers in the Northwest to downgrade their official forecast for the return of steelhead to the Columbia River and its tributaries, including the Snake River.
With August about to vanish into history, I write this column about members of a community that live with hard time constraints.
If you are one of the many people in our Valley who enjoy the shooting sports, you are probably livid at all the stories of gang shootings and senseless violence hitting the front pages these days.
The trailhead for Lick Creek Trail is cleverly hidden.
There is a point in any endurance sport — once the muscles have loosened and the seconds have blended into minutes and then, even, hours — that the world condenses, and awareness is reduced to only the next step, stroke or pedal.
It seemed like a harmless enough question, at the time.
Some winds were so strong that Craig Schwyn wanted to curl up on the ground and cry.
I was down with the whole, let’s-go-to-Livingston-and-enroll-in-a-flyfishing-guide-school thing.
As the boat rounded a bend in Redfish Lake, an alpine paradise appeared before my eyes, and all the weariness of a 9-hour drive from Spokane evaporated in the excitement of discovery.
This quiet place, bordered by a creek and looking out at rolling wheat fields, is the home of Jill and Dick Ingram.
A global, augmented-reality game creates a thriving local community.
LYONS FERRY — The seventh annual SWIM the SNAKE event will be held at Lyons Ferry Marina and Lyons Ferry State Park at 11 a.m. on Aug. 10.
SALEM, Ore.—The sale of about 200 leftover controlled big game hunt tags will be delayed until Aug. 1, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has announced.
The month of June has vaporized into history along with most of the insights, experiences and thoughts we all considered over the last month.
It’s time to celebrate. July is National blueberry month so enjoy some of these nutritious berries and consider growing a few plants in your landscape.
As we reached the summit of Idaho’s Scotchman Peak, the wind picked up and America’s legacy of public land came into focus.
From “why we write” to “how to write” and then “write,” the Red Badge Project helps veterans tell their stories.
Fort Walla Walla Museum, 755 NE Myra Road, welcomes Tamástslikt Cultural Institute Director Bobbie Conner, at 5 tonight for Museum After Hours.
Join the Year of Indigenous Languages celebration at Whitman Mission National Historic Site Saturday, July 13, at 11 a.m.
The Walla Walla Affiliate of the American Association of University Women invites everyone to their 17th annual AAUW Kitchen Tour.
PENDLETON — Tamástslikt Cultural Institute presents “Savages and Princesses: The Persistence of Native American Stereotypes” opening on July 5 and running through Oct. 19. The public is invited to view the exhibit on opening day for free.
Returning for its second year at the 4th of July in the Park celebration will be the Walla Walla Noon Rotary club salmon and veggie burger booth.
The 15th annual Wallowa Tunes Fiddle Camp will be held at the Wallowa (Ore.) School from July 7-12, sponsored by the Wallowa Valley Music Alliance, wvmusicalliance.org.
In Living History presentations this weekend, the lives of a farmer’s wife and community leader will be made at Fort Walla Walla Museum, 755 Myra Road.
The College Place Freedom Festival occurs from 6-10 p.m. Sunday at 801 SE Larch Ave.
COLLEGE PLACE — Music will enliven the scene from 4-8 p.m. Thursdays through Sept. 26 during the College Place Farmers & Artisan Market that happens in Lions Park, 801 SE Larch Ave.
Harley-Davidson motorcycles were still in their infancy in 1929 when 18-year-old Don DeVore took an interest in the machines and landed a job at Montana Cycle and Supply, an early Billings motorcycle and bicycle shop.
This man wore a wide brim hat like someone who might sell Cuban cigars, or at least be smoking one.
A bit of grooming and care will keep your flower gardens looking their best throughout the hot summer months and into fall.
They are not the tallest mountains in the West, nor probably the prettiest, but for many people living in northeastern Oregon and southeastern Washington, the Blue Mountains are cherished as a close-to-home escape from the modern world.
LEWISTON — Everybody seems to love bumblebees.
Washington has its state amphibian, the Pacific Chorus Frog; its state bird, the Willow goldfinch; and its state endemic animal, the Olympic Marmot.
John Culhane and Nathan Williams, 1004 Alvarado Terrace, have a garden that combines many elements that bring them joy. When they purchased the home in 2012, they got a work project, both inside and out. But the garden offered some respite from the interior projects and vice versa.