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Prince William and wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge take a canoe ride with elder Francois Paulette, left, from the Fort Smith area at Lake Blatchford, Canada, lodge on Tuesday, July 5, 2011.
 (Associated Press)

Royal honeymooners resort to paddling

CANOEING -- Prince William and wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, have been muscling their way through the Prince Edward Island portion of their Royal Tour of Canada this week. First they competed against each other in Dragonboat races, digging in with paddles...

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Mount Baker, meadows and beautiful sunrises await hikers at Welcome Pass. (Jason Racey / Washington Trails Association)

Climber's body found on Mount Baker

MOUNTAINEERING -- Searchers have found the body of a woman who fell and was missing Saturday while climbing on Mount Baker on northwestern Washington. The Whatcom County sheriff’s office says 34-year-old Sheryl Costello, of Golden, Colo., had reached the summit of the 10,781-foot mountain on...

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These Diamond Pack wolf pups triggered a remote camera stationed in northeastern Washington by the Washington Department of Natural Resources in cooperation with the state Fish and Wildlife Department. The motion-triggered cameras help monitor wolf movements and numbers.  (Washington Department of Natural Resources)

Fourth breeding wolf pack confirmed in Washington

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- Washington’s fourth documented breeding wolf pack has been confirmed, this one in Kittitas County, the Washington Fish and Wildlife Depatment just announced. Last month, agency biologists caught, attached a radio collar and released an adult female wolf that was lactating, indicating she...

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Rock gutarist Ted Nugent is an avid hunter with gun and bow as well as an outspoken political conservative and gun-rights advocate.  (Jenny Risher)

Plug your ears! Ted Nugent is coming

HUNTING/SHOOTING -- Rock guitarist, gun rights advocate, shameless hunter and "Kill It and Grill It," cookbook author Ted Nugent is coming to Spokane for a concert Thursday at The Knitting Factory. What would YOU ask The Nuge about guns or hunting if you had a...

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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.



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