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The Fishing Corner: Lake fishing opener to offer chances for anglers

Apr 13, 2016 10:31am

By Larry Dublanko

For the Grays Harbor Newspaper Group

Recreational fishing has been hit hard in the past months. It has not been the fault of the anglers, yet it has impacted them...

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Slow Discover Pass sales lead to need for more State Park funding

Oct 25, 2012 10:31am

VANCOUVER — The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission plans to address future budget shortfalls at its regular meeting Thursday, Oct. 25.

In September, the commission asked the...

Sports Briefs — 10/18/2012

Oct 18, 2012 10:30am

ABERDEEN — Aberdeen Parks and Recreation with the Y.M.C.A. of Grays Harbor announce the first Ace Race disc golf race.

The race will be 2 p.m., Oct. 28 at the Sam Benn Disc Golf Course in...

Fire ban in Olympic National Forest - 9/27/2012

Sep 27, 2012 10:38am

OLYMPIA — The Olympic National Forest banned open campfires and smoking Wednesday, Sept. 19. According to fire officials, a long persistent dry summer has created dangerously high fire conditions...

Celebrate National Public Lands Day by volunteering on state lands Sept. 29 — 9/27/2012

Sep 27, 2012 10:37am

OLYMPIA — Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark and the Washington State Department of Natural Resources invite the public to join volunteers and partner organizations to celebrate National...

Summit Lake is a short, scenic Cascades hike

Sep 27, 2012 10:37am

The Summit Lake hike provides a short hike to a pristine mountain lake with stunning views of Mount Rainier. It’s in the National Forest, so the National Park regulations don’t apply (people can...

Youth Fishing Derby at Lake Sylvia 05/31/12

Sep 19, 2012 12:49am

MONTESANO — Lake Sylvia State Park in Montesano will host a kids’ fishing derby June 9. The free derby is open to children ages 15 years and younger. Anglers must take along their own equipment....

<p>The Hobby Stock class brings out many of the local drivers from Hoquiam to McCleary. Never a dull moment when the Hobby Stock class takes to the track, each trying to out position the other.</p>

Need a little dirt in your face? 06/21/12

Sep 19, 2012 1:02am

A trip through Elma offers a roar of excitement with a stop at the Grays Harbor Raceway.

This .375-mile dirt track packs in the fastest times for 360 Sprints, Modifieds, Hobby Stocks,...

On the Trail: Mount Rose is a perfect place to debut a hiking stick08/02/12

Updated: Sep 19, 2012 12:39pm

Mount Rose, by any other name, would be as steep. The views would be as sweet. Nearby Mount Ellinor typically draws the most hiker traffic with its shorter, not-quite-as-steep summit ascent and...

Cascade Karting returns to ORV 06/21/12

Sep 19, 2012 12:47pm

McCleary — While racing fans have to wait one additional week to feel the rumble of the Grays Harbor Raceway, (the June 16 race was cancelled due to the threat of rain), others found ways to feed...

<p>Moss grows atop a stump on the Porter Falls trail, one of the few mildly scenic sights along the trail. Work has been done to make the trail passable, but it hasn&#8217;t yet been cleared to the falls at its terminus.</p>

On the Trail: Porter Falls 08/02/12

Sep 19, 2012 12:53pm

The road and trail to Porter Falls is much improved since last I tried to hike it. However, the trail itself needs more work before it’s easily hiked and recommendable. A couple years ago, I first...