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Run from the cops — the fun run

Apr 24, 2014 1:57pm

LEOS hold second Run from the Cops

The Twin Harbor Law Enforcement Spouses (LEOS) will hold the second annual Run from the Cops 5K fun run at 9 a.m. on May 17.

The run will begin at...

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Olympic National Forest’s Duckabush Trail re-opens; Mount Ellinor remains closed — 7/26/2012

Sep 12, 2012 4:34pm

BRINNON — Olympic National Forest’s Duckabush Trail — which has been closed since Sept. 7, 2011, due to severe damage caused by the Big Hump Fire — re-opened July 23 with some restrictions.

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Grays Harbor Bowmen Host Bowhunters’ Dreams Marked 3D 4-5 August — 7/26/2012

Sep 12, 2012 4:35pm

The Grays Harbor Bowmen’s Bowhunters’ Dreams Marked 3D event is scheduled to take place Aug. 4-5. The course will feature 42 three-dimensional targets at marked distances, with aiming spots.

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A child's toy is one of the incongrous bits of garbage illegally dumped on the Miller Peninsula's Cable Route Trail.

Junk and junk vehicles decorate would-be park — 07/05/12

Sep 12, 2012 2:42pm

Seven years ago, planners envisioned a new state park on Miller Peninsula opening in time for the centennial of state parks next year. State funding cuts have put those plans on hold. In the...

<p>Knight Culligan, 3, of Allen stops in to check out the model train exhibit at the Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds while at the Antique Farm Engine & Tractor Club&#8217;s 31st annual show July 7. The trains are being set up for the county fair in August. &#8220;I like the people and the orange train,&#8221; Knight said.</p>

Pulling old school — 7/12/2012

Sep 12, 2012 4:07pm

ELMA — Among all the vendors and antique farm equipment, men and women mounted their trusty workhorses and saddled up for the two-day tractor pull during the Antique Farm Engine & Tractor...

<p>A mossy sign marks the trailhead for the Upper South Fork Skokomish Trail.</p>

On the Trail: Ill-fated journey leads to blood and bruises — 06/21/12

Sep 12, 2012 4:37pm

The river rock shifted underfoot. I fell and in the moments before impact dreaded the snap of bone as the crash of shin on stone threatened. The laundry-basket-sized rock that moments before had...

Free access on federal land Saturday — 06/07/12

Sep 07, 2012 11:29am

The Bureau of Land Management has organized special events and waived many recreation fees in Oregon and Washington for National Get Outdoors and Free Fishing Saturday, June 9, t.

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<p>Surprisingly gourmet meals can be cooked up at the campsite with a few simple tools: portable stove, aluminum pot, metal mug, cutting board, fork/spoon/knife and cooking oil.</p>

On the Trail: Gourmet grub on the trail, 05/10/12

Sep 07, 2012 11:54am

There’s nothing quite like cooking up a gourmet dinner at the end of an arduous hike. A little luxury makes roughing it a sublime experience. I love to delight myself and my camping companions...

<p>Maidenhair Falls cascades into a narrow gorge north of Lake Wynooche.</p>

On the Trail: Pair of picturesque waterfalls make easy South Olympic destination, 05/20/12

Sep 07, 2012 1:01pm

A pair of picturesque South Olympic waterfalls offer scenic viewing opportunities in close proximity to each other. Wynooche Falls and Maidenhair Falls — gorgeous cascades off the beaten track and...

Archery tourney this weekend 5/31/12

Updated: Sep 10, 2012 9:14am

Archery tournament

ABERDEEN — Grays Harbor Bowmen will host its annual Rainforest Safari archery tournament Saturday-Sunday, June 2-3, at the range located seven miles southwest of Aberdeen...

<p>A garnish of cilantro and asiago cheese finishes this hazelnut and porcini pasta dish. Serve with white wine chilled in a mountain stream.</p>

On the Trail — A gourmet camping meal, 06/14/12

Sep 06, 2012 5:40pm

Last month I shared my gourmet tequila lime chicken tacos with mango salsa and guacamole camping recipe. But there wasn’t enough room for my hazelnut and porcini pasta.

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