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Outdoors blog archive for July 2017

MONDAY, JULY 31, 2017




Forest fires burning at the end of July east of Sullivan Lake.

Wild fires near Sullivan Lake continue to grow

WILD FIRES -- Two northeastern Washington wildfires continue to grow and block recreation because of the Noisy Creek Fire on Hall Mountain area east of Sullivan Lake and the North Fork Hughes Fire in a portion of the Shedroof Divide in the Salmo-Priest Wilderness. The...

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SATURDAY, JULY 29, 2017

FRIDAY, JULY 28, 2017


THURSDAY, JULY 27, 2017


Rich Landers hikes with his dogs and met a wolf on the way.

Video: Hiking safely with dogs in wolf country 21 

CARNIVORES -- Wolves have posed little threat to humans as they recover in their native range of the Northern Rockies, but they are known to be aggressive toward dogs that enter their territory. What could have been a tense encounter recently with two wolves during...

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 2017

TUESDAY, JULY 25, 2017


MONDAY, JULY 24, 2017


Participants in the annual Pend Oreille Poker Paddle have a tradition of having fun while traveling 32 miles downstream on the Pend Oreille River in two days from Usk to Ione.  (Eileen Dugger )

Pend Oreille River Poker Paddle cancelled

PADDLING – The 36th annual Pend Oreille River Poker Paddle will launch on Aug. 5, but organizers are offering incentives to register before July 31. Formerly a two-day event, this sometimes zany gathering has been honed to one day on the Pend Oreille River Water...

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SATURDAY, JULY 22, 2017



FRIDAY, JULY 21, 2017



THURSDAY, JULY 20, 2017



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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories and columns for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including Outdoors feature sections on Sunday and Thursday.




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