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Happiness is a winter blue sky over Lake Pend Oreille

Hikers get a wintry view of Sandpoint and the source of the Pend Oreille River from Gold Hill on Dec. 16, 2015, after a storm dropped several inches of new snow. (Sandii Mellen)
Hikers get a wintry view of Sandpoint and the source of the Pend Oreille River from Gold Hill on Dec. 16, 2015, after a storm dropped several inches of new snow. (Sandii Mellen)

HIKING -- Today's sunshine over a few inches of new unblemished snow was the perfect opportunity for a hike, except for the miserable masses who had to go to the office.




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Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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