Every year, the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department joins a nationwide initiative called “First Day Hikes” on New Year’s Day. This year, Stub Stewart State Park is one of 20 state parks with free hikes led by rangers or volunteers.
Free Fishing Weekend is back today and Saturday, the final of three such “Free Fishing Weekends” to be held in 2022.
Stretching from Banks to Tillamook, the Salmonberry Trail would extend nearly 90 miles if built.
Officials and the public will tour a section proposed to link Barview and Garibaldi in November.
Mayor Stephanie Jones and city staff will be on hand at 2 p.m. Thursday to cut the ribbon on a new sports court at Greenville City Park.
The Tillamook Forest Center is expected to open next year in March.
“We are anxious to reopen and host visitors with smiles and an overdue hello,” the center said.
Those interested in the development of the Salmonberry Trail can follow along at a Salmonberry Trail Intergovernmental Agency (STIA) meeting, scheduled for Monday, August 8 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Due to years of drought and poor ocean conditions, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will restrict fishing for wild Chinook salmon in parts of the state from late summer through the end of the year. Numbers of wild Chinook in several coastal tributaries are forecast to be at[Read More…]
Free Fishing Weekend will return to Oregon on June 4 and 5, this Saturday and Sunday, the second of three such “Free Fishing Weekends” to be held in 2022. On those days, fishing, crabbing, and clamming is free to all residents and non-residents, meaning no fishing licenses or tags, including[Read More…]
Following a story published March 21 about Metro’s Killin Wetlands property expanding by 52 acres, several readers reached out and asked for a map showing the new acreage. At this newspaper’s request, Metro created a map showing the expanded area recently purchased by the regional government. Located to the south[Read More…]
The Metro-owned property between Banks and Gales Creek betwixt Highway 6 and Cedar Canyon Road grew by 52 acres, Metro said in a press release, adding to the natural area connected to a public park opened there in 2018. More than one square mile—or 640 acres—of peat soil wetlands is[Read More…]