Wilderness bill is a big accomplishment

To the editor: I was happy to read recently that legislation was recently introduced to protect some of our best wild places on the Olympic Peninsula for future generations. As owner of B.I.Cycle here on Bainbridge, I was one of more than 250 local businesses who have...

Wild Olympics for Our Future

The Olympic Peninsula is a beautiful and amazing place, one that draws people here to work and raise their families while providing unparalleled opportunities to experience the outdoors. With the recent introduction of legislation to protect the precious ancient...

WILDERNESS: We can save the Wild Olympics

I urge support for the bill in Congress to protect the Wild Olympics. Congressman Derek Kilmer and Sen. Patty Murray have introduced the bill. This would protect more than 126,000 acres of wilderness and 19 rivers in the Olympic National Forest and Olympic National...

VIDEO: Sportsmen for Wild Olympics

More than 300 Olympic Peninsula hunters, anglers and guides are endorsing the newly-revived Wild Olympics bill. Their petition urges Congress to back the bill’s goal of designating more than 126,500 acres of Olympic National Forest as wilderness and label portions of...

In Our View: Olympics Bill Finds Balance

Any legislative proposal that can be filed under the category of "conservation" is likely to generate some knee-jerk opposition. The standard reaction in some quarters is to label such legislation as "job-killing" or "anti-business" or "bad for the economy." But when...

Wild Olympics

It is the job of environmentalists to preserve the quality of the natural world that sustains our existence. It is the job of loggers to bring natural resources to market and help sustain the economy that serves us all. Responsible loggers are also environmentalists,...

Thanks, Rep. Kilmer, for supporting Wild Olympics

I was one of nearly 300 Wild Olympics supporters who came out on short notice to celebrate the recent introduction of the Wild Olympics legislation into Congress. If you didn’t know otherwise, you would have thought the crowd was cheering on a Seahawks trip to the...