Outdoors

(StatePoint) - Great Outdoors Month, celebrated in June, is the perfect opportunity for a camping expedition. Before packing up, consider the following ways to make the most of your trip. • Stargaze: Urban and suburban living can interfere with your stargazing potential. Take advantage of your...
  CHELAN - The 2nd annual Lake Chelan Memory Club ‘The Longest Day’ golf tournament, with proceeds benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association, will be held on Saturday, June 22 at Bear Mountain Ranch Golf Course. The tourney is hosted by former Seattle Seahawk, David Kirtman. ‘‘I’m playing golf to help...
  WENATCHEE - The 2019 Wenatchee Valley Sportsmen Show will once again bring the outdoors indoors at the Town Toyota Center in Wenatchee on February 22, 23 & 24. Along with the dozens and dozens of outdoor exhibits and displays, this year’s show will feature a live rattlesnake show, and an all...
OLYMPIA – Dec. 12, 2018 – Washington State Parks invites the public to start the new year off with a First Day Hike on Tuesday, Jan. 1, at nearly 40 state parks across Washington. Some parks will offer more than one hike. “First Day Hikes are a terrific way to ring in the New Year and enjoy...
OLYMPIA  Aug. 8, 2018  To celebrate the National Park Systems 102nd birthday, the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is offering free entrance to state parks on Saturday, Aug. 25. Day-use visitors will not need a Discover Pass to visit state parks by vehicle. The National Park...
OLYMPIA - To celebrate the National Park Systems 101st birthday, the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is offering free entrance to state parks on Friday, Aug. 25. Day-use visitors will not need a Discover Pass to visit state parks by vehicle. State Parks free days are in keeping...
Sedro Woolley– Effective Monday, July 31, campfires or the ignition of wood, briquettes, or any fuel in fire pits, fire pans, and barbeque grills, are banned in Lake Chelan National Recreation Area and the area of North Cascades National Park located in Chelan County.  This includes all National...

On your next camping trip, stake out a space for a game of flashlight tag. Bring enough lights so everyone can join in on the fun. Afterward, head back to the campfire and let your flashlight make your scary story that much spookier.
(StatePoint) - Your outdoor summer fun doesn’t have to stop after sundown. Whether you’re hosting a backyard barbecue, enjoying an evening hike, or simply hanging out with friends and family, these lighting tips from the experts at Energizer can keep summer fun going long after dark. • Barbecuing...

It’s hard to be at one with nature when nature itself is making you miserable. So be prepared for all kinds of weather and climate conditions.
(StatePoint) - Spending time enjoying nature is good for the body and mind, helping to reduce stress, increase focus and provide opportunities for physical activity, say studies. Unfortunately, our busy schedules sometimes don’t allow us to get outside as often as we’d like. But there is no time...

Photos By Mike Maltais Something was clearly agitating this black angus bull as he bellowed from the top of his well-worn observation perch along Highway 173 east of Leahy Junction last weekend.

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