Outdoors blog archive for Nov. 2012

FRIDAY, NOV. 30, 2012

Lois Huber, right, shows customer Barbara Baker her own Sorel hiking boots which she wears to work in Coeur d'Alene. Huber has has worked in retail for more than 50 years. But these days she's known as the "boot guru" at the Army Navy Store, where she counsels workmen, hunters, hikers and others about the right boot and the right sock (always high-quality wool). 
 (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)

Cost of boots could take a hike under tax proposals 

Outdoor enthusiasts may see footwear prices jump 30 percent Unless Congress can negotiate with the Obama administration's opposition to outdoor industry duty suspension bills, the cost of footgear for hiking, biking and other outdoor activities that are manufactured overseas will increase prices nearly 38 percent,...

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THURSDAY, NOV. 29, 2012

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 28, 2012

Rich Landers cruises the edge of a wheat field as he hunts pheasants on a foggy November day in the Palouse. (Torsten Kjellstrand)

Foggy memories of a pheasant hunt

HUNTING -- If you were running away from your troubles, the Palouse was a good place to be pheasant hunting on Tuesday. Visibilty was minimal. A good place to hide. Hunting partner Torsten Kjellstrand caught a photo of me (photo above) through the fog cruising...

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Snowy owls showing up high and low

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Reports of snowy owl sightings have been coming in from all over. Snowshoers reported two of the arctic migrants making a brief pit stop on the towers on top of Mount Spokane. Another observer found one hanging out at Reardan Ponds at...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 27, 2012

MONDAY, NOV. 26, 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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