Outdoors blog archive for June 2012

SATURDAY, JUNE 30, 2012

FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 2012


Beckie Clarke, who guides anglers in the waters near Fernie, British Columbia, casts for bull trout in the film Clearly BC: Fall Bullies, to be featured in the 2012 Fly Fishing Film Tour. 
 (Todd Moen)

Women’s workshop teaches outdoors skills

OUTDOOR SKILLS -- Women can learn the basics of fishing, hunting and other outdoor skills in a 15th annual September weekend workshop led by certified instructors. Scheduled for Sept.14-16 at Camp River Ranch in Carnation, the annual workshop is coordinated by Washington Outdoor Women, a...

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THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 2012




WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27, 2012

Bighorn sheep are suffering from pathogens rendering them susceptible to pneumonia while having no effect on domestic sheep. Montana has killed 200 bighorns to thwart an outbreak.  (File Associated Press)

Harmful wild sheep measure removed from House bill

WILDLIFE -- A coalition of sportsmen-conservationists today applauded the elimination of a controversial amendment from a U.S. House of Representatives appropriations bill that would have prohibited implementation of a science-based management plan for bighorn sheep populations in a national forest in Idaho. The Association of...

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Riders cross the Monroe Street Bridge on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008, during the first ever SpokeFest Bike Ride. (Rich Landers / The Spokesman-Review)

SpokeFest has incentive for early sign-up

BICYCLING – The orgnaizers of SpokeFest, the annual September bicycle celebration that branches out from downtown Spokane, are offering an early sign-up incentive: Register online by Saturday (June 30) and you will be entered into a drawing to win one of two iPOD Nanos donated...

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TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 2012


Western lawmakers are seeking to elevate the plains bison to a status similar to that of the iconic bald eagle. (Associated Press)

Tourist gored by Yellowstone bison

WILDLIFE ENCOUNTERS -- A Massachusetts man is recovering in an Idaho Falls hospital following surgery for injuries he received after being gored by a bull bison near Norris Campground on Saturday in Yellowstone National Park. Park authorities did not have the man’s name, and his...

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FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 2012

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column.





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