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Fish, wildlife, Mount Everest and much more in the news last week

In this 1963 photo released by Henry S. Hall, Jr. American Alpine Club Library, Barry Corbet Personal Papers and Films, President John F. Kennedy, bottom right, greets members of the 1963 American Mount Everest Expedition team at the White House Rose Garden in Washington. Surviving members of the first American expedition team to reach the top of Mt. Everest are celebrating the 50th anniversary of their mountaineering milestones. Jim Whittaker rweached the top of the world on May 1, 1963, a decade after Britain's Edmund Hillary. Three weeks later, two other Americans, Tom Hornbein and Willi Unsoeld, became the first men ever to scale Everest via more dangerous route on the mountain's west side. (Henry S. Hall, Jr. American Alpine Club Library, Barry Corbet Pe)
In this 1963 photo released by Henry S. Hall, Jr. American Alpine Club Library, Barry Corbet Personal Papers and Films, President John F. Kennedy, bottom right, greets members of the 1963 American Mount Everest Expedition team at the White House Rose Garden in Washington. Surviving members of the first American expedition team to reach the top of Mt. Everest are celebrating the 50th anniversary of their mountaineering milestones. Jim Whittaker rweached the top of the world on May 1, 1963, a decade after Britain's Edmund Hillary. Three weeks later, two other Americans, Tom Hornbein and Willi Unsoeld, became the first men ever to scale Everest via more dangerous route on the mountain's west side. (Henry S. Hall, Jr. American Alpine Club Library, Barry Corbet Pe)

Top recent outdoors-related stories in The Spokesman-Review include:

First U.S. team to summit Everest reunites

Field Reports: Biologists to present basics for Priest Lake fisheries plan

Roskelley takes lesson from Frieh on smash-and-grab climbing

Spokane Fly Fishing School teaches lasting lessons

Out & About: Record fall chinook run forecast for Hanford Reach

 Idaho researchers tap citizen scientists to survey rare creatures

Lawmakers back trail improvements in River of No Return Wilderness

Landers: Record bids help all bighorn hunters

Warehouse Sports in Spokane, Cda to close March 10

Study finds hummingbirds migrating earlier

Hunting and Fishing Report for the Inland Northwest




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