White Pass prides itself on creating a family-friendly environment for skiers and snowboarders, a spirit that clearly exists in the administrative office as well.
According to the comprehensive book, Washington State Fishing Guide, there are over 2,400 lakes and streams that, at some point in time, are open for fishing in the Evergreen State each year. For someone to have fished every one of these spots seems almost impossible. But it would be a fun c…
Summer target shooting rules in effect Saturday
White Pass general manager Kevin McCarthy plans to step down and make way for his successor after 36 years at the independent ski area.
My son Kyle purchased his first boat the other day. After spending the better part of a year, searching the myriad of different online places where boats are advertised, he found one in Rainier, Oregon. It is definitely a used boat, but with almost new motors and other upgrades it should be …
In April and early May, virtually every clump of trees in the Yakima area resounds with the loud "chip" call of the "Audubon's" warbler. Technically, it's a yellow-rumped warbler of the Audubon's race, the type that resides west of the Rocky Mountains.
Despite significant restrictions due to COVID-19, above-average snowfall and more people heading to the mountains turned the 2020-21 ski season into one of the best ever.
Most anglers know that fishing is a patience game. If you are looking for instant success and gratification, fishing might not be for you. But, if you find some peace and serenity in being out on a beautiful lake in the Northwest, sitting and waiting, watching with growing anticipation for t…
Funds approved for community forest
State officials recommend planning early and developing alternatives for those wanting to join the crowds flocking to public camping sites as Washington's weather warms up.
This Saturday is opening day for lake fishing throughout Washington State. Officials with the Department of Fish and Wildlife say this weekend will be the biggest weekend of the year for angler participation as people head out to one of dozens and dozens of lakes to try to catch a trout or two.
Project lead jobs open at Mid-Columbia Fisheries
Well before the faintest indication of sunrise this morning, thousands of hunters around the state were already in the woods in eager anticipation of the arrival of spring turkey season. They were huddled up against a pine tree or fir tree, or set up in a ground blind, awaiting dawn, and the…
Prescribed fires set
One of the reasons many hunters enjoy hunting birds so much is because they can do so with their dogs. Hunting dogs come in all sizes and shapes, and a plethora of different breeds, but their commonality is their desire to work with their human partners to find and retrieve downed game.
April has arrived and with it comes one of the most beautiful times of the year. The normally brown, dry hills surrounding our valley are now the greenest they will be all year. The trees are coming out of their winter slumber, leaves and blossoms popping out almost overnight. The ducks and …
Kids Fish-In nearly full
No, the upturned bill on the graceful and sleek American avocet is not a deformity. This striking tall-legged shorebird uses this unique bill in a variety of ways to feed. One is by “sweeping” its head from side to side with the tip of its upturned bill just barely below the water’s surface,…
Spring has arrived. It’s a time when hunters’ and anglers’ thoughts turn to the things we love to do. With more daylight hours, and moderating temperatures, there will be plenty of opportunities to pursue what we enjoy doing in the days and weeks ahead.
White Pass season passes to go on sale in April