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Birdwatching: Half way to spring and the birds know it
Birding Article - Kalbach 2/15

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Community Calendar
Community Calendar 2/15
Coast Guard, family, friends remember fallen comrade
Coast Guard, family, friends remember fallen comrade
“It was nothing short of amazing.”
Birdwatching: Participate in Great Backyard Bird Count 2017
Birdwatching: Participate in Great Backyard Bird Count 2017
Bird Count by Kalbach
Bright spot in chilly winter: Ocean Park Art & Antiques Walk
Bright spot in chilly winter: Ocean Park Art & Antiques Walk
Arts & Antiques Wallk - Ocean Park
Community Calendar
Calendar 2/8
Community Calendar
Community Calendar 2/1
Year’s first beach cleanup is Saturday

PENINSULA — Organizers are rallying the public to be active in 2017 community beach cleanups, including the year’s first one this Saturday, Feb. 4 which includes a soup feed.

“We would normally do a beach cleanup in January,...

Birdwatching: To be or not to be, red phalarope or…
Birdwatching: To be or not to be, red phalarope or…
Birding: Red Phalarope by Kalbach
Fish & Feathers
Washington 2017-18 hunting and fishing licenses available — but read this article first
Fish & Feathers Washington 2017-18 hunting and fishing licenses available — but read this article first

As with a lot of rules and regulations from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, this season’s license fees are mired in complexity.

Several weeks ago, WDFW announced it is proposing increases in many 2017-18 hunting and...

Wiegardt and Thomas bring spring to Oysterville
Wiegardt and Thomas bring spring to Oysterville
Schoolhouse Lectures Starting
This Nest of Dangers: Pitiless perils prowl off Pacific Northwest coast
This Nest of Dangers: Pitiless perils prowl off Pacific Northwest coast

In the winter of 1978-79 when I was new to the Long Beach Peninsula, friends told me how wild our weather could be and how rough the Columbia River sometimes was; how in winter the Washington state highway department sometimes parked a road-grader...

Winter wings
Winter wings

At Shoalwater Birders, we’re for the birds!
At Shoalwater Birders, we’re for the birds!
We're For the Birds by Madeline Kalbach
Windless but still fun
Windless but still fun

Fish & Feathers: Violating WDFW rules can cost big bucks

With the distinct possibility of a 10 percent increase in the cost 2017-2018 hunting licenses, there will probably be a corresponding rise in poachers and game-rule violations. Hunters are continually griping about the high cost of hunting in...

Eagle’s eye view
Eagle’s eye view
Drones provide amazing access to aerial view; come with regulatory tethers
Community Calendar
Community Calendar

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Birdwatching: Half way to spring and the birds know it
Birding Article - Kalbach 2/15
Birdwatching: Participate in Great Backyard Bird Count 2017
Bird Count by Kalbach
Year’s first beach cleanup is Saturday
Birdwatching: To be or not to be, red phalarope or…
Fish & Feathers Washington 2017-18 hunting and fishing licenses available — but read this article first

Fishing

Fish & Feathers Washington 2017-18 hunting and fishing licenses available — but read this article first

As with a lot of rules and regulations from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, this season’s license fees are mired in...

Discovery Coast

Hiking

History

Writer’s Notebook: Tragic legacy of Plains Indian Wars still haunts the West

Like hungry little mountain bluebirds on the first day of grasshopper season, we were jumping with joyous energy as our teacher soothed us into...

This Nest of Dangers: Enormous Columbia plays hide and seek

The Columbia River rises in Canada’s Rocky Mountains, flows north, then south, west, south again, east, south, east again, south again,...

This Nest of Dangers: Pitiless perils prowl off Pacific Northwest coast