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Past Stories

Posts Tagged ‘Cascades’

New Years in Pictures

A cold, sunny weekend brought a lot of grins to the ruddy faces of a dozen friends who gathered at Hay Canyon Ranch to ring in the New Year. Enjoy the pictures here: [Continued...]

REVIEW: Getting on board – Outfitting the new snowboarder

REVIEW: Getting on board – Outfitting the new snowboarder

First published in the Seattle Times, NW Weekend section on November, 18,2010 Initial excursions into the snow are best done on rental gear, but once you decide to actively pursue snowboarding, it makes sense to grab your own gear. Fortunately, the gear you need as a beginner can be used and enjoyed well into intermediate [Continued...]

Outdoors women seek snow fun

First published in the Seattle Times, NW Weekend section on November, 18,2010 Seeing Shannon Meshke blast down the slope, I marveled at the fact this was just her second time on a snowboard. Shannon, a 16-year-old skateboard enthusiast from Puyallup, embraced the opportunity to jump into the snow last winter. “I love it. There’s so [Continued...]

Washington’s Wolf Recovery Plan open for comment

Gray Wolf Conservation and Management | Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. “The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has published a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) titled: Wolf Conservation and Management Plan for Washington. This is a non-project review proposal. Non-project review allows agencies and the public to focus on issues that are [Continued...]

Make that FOUR Hiker Rescues in a Week!

What’s going on in the Cascades? Have hikers’ lost their minds? Recklessness seems to be running rampant on our area trails.    Local News | Man falls 200 feet down Mount Si | Seattle Times Newspaper. [Continued...]