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Outdoors blog archive for Sept. 2015


TUESDAY, SEPT. 29, 2015

MONDAY, SEPT. 28, 2015

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New supervisor named for Umatilla National Forest

PUBLIC LANDS -- Genevieve Masters has been named supervisor on the Umatilla National Forest, which includes 1.4 million acres through the Blue Mountains in Washington and Oregon. Masters will be moving to forest headquarters in Pendleton, Oregon, from her post as deputy forest supervisor on...

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 25, 2015

A rider smokes across a flat during the 24 Hours Round the Clock mountain bike race at Riverside State Park. (Rich Landers)

Free entry to state, national parks on Saturday

PUBLIC LANDS -- Washington State Parks are joining federal parks and refuges in offering free vehicle entry on Saturday, Sept. 26, to celebrate National Public Lands Day. Day-use visitors will not need a Discover Pass to visit state parks. Washington State Parks will have one...

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Andy Ferrington takes on the steep in the film The Unrideables, which is on the 2015 Radical Reels film tour.   (Scott Serfas / Red Bull Content Pool)

Radical Reels film tour coming to Sandpoint, CdA

ADRENALINE SPORTS – Eight high-adrenaline films featuring skiing, biking, riding, paddling and other white-knuckle pursuits from the Banff Mountain Film Festival are coming to North Idaho, sponsored by Mountain Fever. The Radical Reels film tour will show at 7 p.m. as follows: Oct. 2, Coeur...

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THURSDAY, SEPT. 24, 2015

Associated Press Photos Two humpback whales surface near fishermen in North Pass near Juneau, Alaska, in this file photo.
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Humpback whales venture into Columbia River 

MARINE MAMMALS -- As another anomaly to this year of weird weather and water conditions. Humpback whales are visiting the Columbia River this week. Scientists say they’ve been spotted near Astoria, Oregon, just downstream from the bridge to Megler, Washington. Biologist Deborah Jacques, who studies...

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