Outdoors

TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 2014






Trucks ready to haul salmon around Wanapum Dam

FISHING – As construction workers race against the biological clocks of salmon to make fish ladders at Wanapum Dam operational, state fishery managers say they are standing ready with an alternate plan ...


Spring gobbler seasons open in region

HUNTING -- It's 5:49 a.m.: Washington's spring gobbler general hunting season just opened. I hear turkeys talking out here in the woods, but I don't see them. Patience.

MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014

Biologist to speak on Idaho bull trout

COEUR d’ALENE SPORTSMEN’S BREAKFAST Tuesday, April 15 at 6: 30 a.m. Breakfast.. $7.50 includes tax and gratuity Lake City Senior Center, 1916 N. Lakewood Dr., Coeur d’Alene Tom Whalen, Senior Conservation Officer will ...



Washington increases elk tags, cuts deer permit fees

HUNTING --  Elk hunting permits will be increased in the Colockum and Yakima areas along with antlerless deer permits in northeastern Washington under 2014-15 hunting regulations adopted by the state Fish and Wildlife ...


Deep Creek hike has potential for discovery

HIKING -- My story about the visual pleasures of day hiking in April was published in the Sunday Outdoors section.  One of the hikes mentioned was Deep Creek Canyon in Riverside ...



‘That’s a wrap!’ at most ski areas

WINTERSPORTS -- Bob Legasa caught a photo of this happy crowd of skiers getting in their last licks on the sunny slopes of Schweitzer Mountain Resort Sunday.  Most of the ...

SUNDAY, APRIL 13, 2014

FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 2014

Buttercup Hike Saturday at Dishman Hills

NATURE – The 48th annual Buttercup Hike through the Dishman Hills Natural Area is set for Saturday, April 12, led by geologist and former Dishman Hills Conservancy president Michael Hamilton. ...


Rich Landers

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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. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.

By Rich Landers richl@spokesman.com (509) 459-5508


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