Here are the latest Lower Columbia River in-season catch and angler effort estimates by state Fish and Wildlife: Last week, anglers on the Lower Columbia made 7,519 trips and caught 1,117 adult chinook (764 kept and 353 released) and 88 summer steelhead (81 kept and 7 released). Based on preliminary Visual Stock Identification sampling, upriver […]
Sufjan Stevens’ new album, “Carrie and Lowell,” is his best concept album ever, reports freelance music writer Charlie Zaillian. Stevens performs two nights at the Paramount Theatre, Wednesday and Thursday, June 10-11.
Getting a cellphone and service has always been a matter of sorting out a set of complex offerings. That’s still the case as carriers move away from subsidizing the cost of phones and toward offering installment plans under which customers can buy the device.
The Gifford Pinchot National Forest and local groups are hosting some free fishing events this Saturday and on June 13. Fishing rods and tackle will be available for kids to borrow, and volunteers will be on hand to show kids how to fish. Fish cleaning will also be provided, and there is no need to […]
A movie review of “I’ll See You in My Dreams”: Blythe Danner has the breakthrough role of her career, playing a longtime widow who discovers two dreamboats at once (Sam Elliott and Martin Starr). Rating: 3 stars out of 4.
Salmon are known to travel long distances, but one spring chinook was on the fast track to migrate up Columbia River. Joe Hymer, a state Fish and Wildlife biologist said based on recent Passive Integrated Transponder (PIT) tag recoveries, some adult spring and summer chinook detected at Bonneville Dam were found at The Dalles Dam […]
Here is the latest fishing report from Dave Graybill, longtime Eastern Washington outdoor radio host and angler: I had a great time last Sunday, floating the Yakima River with Jim Unsworth, Director of Washington Fish and Wildlife, and Johnny Boitano from the Troutwater Fly Shop in Ellensburg. When Unsworth and I first spoke he mentioned he […]
IDAHO CITY, Idaho — A large fire tore through the heart of a small Idaho city popular with tourists, destroying five businesses Friday on rustic, old-timey Main Street as they prepared for the summer season. No one was injured in the fire that likely started in an Idaho City cafe called Calamity Jayne’s, Fire Chief […]
ORO VALLEY, Ariz. — An 84-year-old Oro Valley man remained hospitalized Friday, two days after being stung more than 2,000 times by bees behind his home. The man suffered life-threatening injuries, Golder Ranch Fire Battalion Chief Will Seeley said, adding that he had no other details on his condition. The man was attacked Wednesday by […]