Our lead story in Thursday’s section is about the Brown Farm Dike Trail at Nisqually National Wildlife refuge. Our Olympia counterpart Cheste Allen writes that this is likely the last fall you’ll be able to hike the full trail as it is slated for removal next year.
We’ve got a couple of stories from Mount Rainier National Park.
First, we have a cover story about the closure of the Henry M. Jackson Visitor Center at Paradise. If you want to walk through the spaceship-style building one last time, do it this weekend because it closes at 6 p.m. Sunday.
Second, we have a story about the recommendation by park staff to relocate to higher ground a portion of the Wonderland Trail to escape damage from future Carbon River floods.
In my column, I talked to several members of the Puget Sound Flyfishers to get their reaction to the local club being named the best in the nation by the National Federation of Fly Fishers.