Canvas tents have allure that goes beyond hunting

A wall tent like this can provide a fairly comfortable abode in the wilderness when supplied with a wood-burning stove. The use of lodgepole pine trees as supports alleviates the necessity of carrying the extra weight of a frame when traveling far from the trailhead. John Simmons photo

Nothing says elk hunting in the Rocky Mountains quite like a wall tent.

Wind, rain wallop Pacific Northwest; tornado reported

Crews work to clear the roadway after a vehicle collided with a fallen tree on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Thursday,Oct. 13, 2016 in Eugene, Ore. The moderate-to-heavy rains Thursday kick off a stormy period - with a lull predicted Friday before the weather intensifies again Saturday. Later Thursday gusts of up to 65 mph are predicted along the coasts. (Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard via AP)

SEATTLE — Strong winds and heavy rain walloped the Pacific Northwest, leaving thousands without power as utility crews prepare for what’s expected to be a rougher storm on Saturday.


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