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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 25, 2017

TUESDAY, SEPT. 5, 2017

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 2017

TUESDAY, MAY 23, 2017

FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017

Jessica Biltonen, 9, of Potlatch prepares to fire at the air-gun shooting rage at the Big Horn Outdoor Recreation Show. (Rich Landers)

Kids take their best shot at Big Horn Show

SPORTSMEN SHOWS -- Kids were having a blast at the Big Horn Outdoor Adventure Show today at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center. They were catching fish, seeing live bears, punching the bullseyes out of targets with air rifles at the Sportsman's Shooting Gallery,...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 28, 2016

FRIDAY, SEPT. 16, 2016

TUESDAY, AUG. 30, 2016

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 11, 2015

FRIDAY, SEPT. 18, 2015

TUESDAY, SEPT. 1, 2015

FRIDAY, MAY 15, 2015

Skin tanning is one of the primitive skills taught at the Between the Rivers Gathering in Valley, Wash. (Courtesy)

Hands-on primitive skills and living event May 26-30

PRIMITIVE SKILLS -- The third annual Between the Rivers Gathering, an extended ancestral living skills workshop geared for families, is returning May 26-30 in Valley, Wash., north of Spokane, sponsored by the nonprofit group Bridges to the Past. What: Hands-on primitive skills instruction, from Upper...

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TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 2015

FRIDAY, DEC. 5, 2014

THURSDAY, OCT. 2, 2014

FRIDAY, SEPT. 5, 2014

Black bears are common but not troublesome in the Olympics along High Divide.

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 bear while hunting near Longview and figured his best option as the bear charged was...

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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 6, 2014

A buck, with its growing antlers still in velvet, was photographed in Western Montana on Aug. 3, 2014. (Jaime Johnson)

Photo: Buck shaping up to be a trophy 

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Whether you're a hunter or a wildlife watcher, there's no doubt that this buck is shaping up to be a heart-stopper. The elegant brute was photographed in its late velvet stage of antler development on Monday by Montana outdoor photographer Jaime Johnson....

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MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014

Big-game hunting films coming to The Bing

HUNTING -- The Hunting Film Tour is coming to Spokane on Tuesday, Aug. 5 at the Bing Crosby Theater. The collection of nine high-quality hunting films has been edited into a two-hour show by WebEye Group and G2 Adventure Entertainment, the groups that have been...

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TUESDAY, JULY 8, 2014

TUESDAY, JUNE 24, 2014

MONDAY, JUNE 9, 2014

FRIDAY, JUNE 6, 2014

SkiFest is one of two outdoor recreation opportunities offered for the physically challenged this summer by St. Luke's Rehabilitation Institute.

Outdoor recreational outings offered to disabled

OUTDOOR RECREATION -- The St. Luke's Rehabilitation Institute's recreational therapy team is gearing up for a busy summer season of outdoor recreation fun for physically challenged adventurers of all ages. Outdoor Recreation Experience, June 21, features adaptive and regular fishing, handcycling, archery, kayaking and canoeing,...

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THURSDAY, JUNE 5, 2014

THURSDAY, DEC. 12, 2013

Colville-area bowhunter Jim Ebel bagged this trophy whitetail buck in Ferry County on Nov. 30, 2013. (courtesy)

Has modern bowhunting gone ethically off-target? 

HUNTING -- My Outdoors column today features a model bowhunter who recruited capable help and went the extra grueling mile to track and retrieve a whitetail buck (above) after his arrow missed the vitals. But what about other archers, especially during the bowhunting seasons that...

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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.