Outdoors

TUESDAY, SEPT. 9, 2014

Snake River sockeye running toward recovery

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- Once on the brink of extinction and still too close for comfort, Snake River sockeye surpassed an important milestone this week. Through Friday, 1,348 sockeye have been ...


Montana offers sage grouse plan as deadline looms

THREATENED SPECIES -- Montana Gov. Steve Bullock has ordered restrictions on future oil drilling and other activities blamed for driving down sage grouse populations. With today’s executive order, Montana joins ...



MONDAY, SEPT. 8, 2014



Pacific Fishery panel meets Sept. 10-17 in Spokane

FISHERIES -- The Pacific Fishery Management Council will meet Wednesday for a week-long session, Sept. 10-17, in Spokane to address issues related to groundfish, highly migratory species, coastal pelagic species, ...

FRIDAY, SEPT. 5, 2014

Bowhunter treed, bitten by black bear

HUNTING -- A Western Washington archery hunter is recovering from puncture wounds to his leg after startling a black bear during a hunt on Monday. Jerry Hause, 60, spooked the ...

The Bob has a deep, dark wilderness secret

PUBLIC LANDS -- As many times as I've been into the Bob Marshall Wilderness in my home state of Montana, I've never explored this deep, dark, wilderness secret.  The Missoula ...

Outdoor groups revive monthly programs

OUTTEACH  – After a summer hiatus, Inland Northwest outdoors groups are reviving monthly free programs. Among this week’s offerings are: Bicycling Trans-Washington, 6:30 p.m., Monday, at Riverview Retirement Center, 2117 E. ...


THURSDAY, SEPT. 4, 2014


Unmarked salmon bonus day on lower Columbia

FISHING – Anglers fishing a section of the lower Columbia River will have one extra day to retain unmarked fall chinook salmon this month under an agreement reached today by ...



WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 3, 2014

Rich Landers

Rich Landers’ Outdoors blog


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.


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