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Outdoors Cruise ship rescues pilot from ocean off Hawaii Cruise ship rescues pilot from ocean off Hawaii (Photo Gallery)
Holland America Line's cruise ship ms Veendam answered a request for assistance from the United States Coast Guard to rescue the pilot, who had ditched his single-engine Cirrus SR-22 after he experienced a mechanical issue with the fuel system.
Outdoors State seeks zoo to rehab scrawny orphan bear State seeks zoo to rehab scrawny orphan bear
State veterinarians say they've put out a call across the continent for an accredited zoo that can rehabilitate a scrawny but otherwise healthy bear that fell from a tree in Southern Oregon earlier this month.
Outdoors Idaho girl, 12, sets new yellow perch world record Idaho girl, 12, sets new yellow perch world record
A the story about an Idaho angler who caught a whopper of a rainbow trout -- 28 pounds in fact - went national on sites including Yahoo! and CNN.

Now a 12-year-old Eagle girl has just set the world record for largest yellow perch caught while ice fishing.
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.