Outdoors

Outdoors Death by dirty water: Storm runoff a risk for salmon Death by dirty water: Storm runoff a risk for salmon (Photo Gallery)
Research being conducted by scientists with NOAA, Washington State University and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service offers a promising solution to stormwater pollution, a major problem for Puget Sound and other streams and lakes in the nation.
Outdoors $15,000 reward for wolf killer
Conservation groups are offering a $15,000 reward for information that convicts the person responsible for killing a wolf in Kittitas County where wolves are protected by the Endangered Species Act and state law.
Outdoors Studded tires legal starting November 1 Studded tires legal starting November 1
But most transportation officials would prefer drivers to use all-weather tires or chains when it snows. They say studded tires cause millions of dollars of damage to highways and bridge decks.