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Signs encourage South Hill bluff trail users to avoid disturbing the illegally built road above Hangman Creek. (Jim Kershner)

South Hill bluff trails sign of the times 

TRAILS -- Following the bulldozing of an illegal road below Spokane's South Hill bluff and trails, new signs have been posted by the busted perps requesting trail users to stay off the road to avoid more damage while some sort of restoration is contemplated. Actually,...

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FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 2017

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MONDAY, FEB. 27, 2017

FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2017

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TUESDAY, JAN. 24, 2017

Chuck Huber and a group of Spokane Mountaineers enjoyed an after-work hike through the Slavin Conservation Area. (Rich Landers)

Kendall Yards gathering celebrates hitting the trail

OUTDOOR RECREATION – An “All Out Trail Celebration” involving more than 30 outdoor community organizations will be held at the Kendall Yards Welcome Center on Saturday, Jan. 28, organized by REI. Clubs, event organizers, land managers, conservation and stewardship groups will be represented, said Carol...

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MONDAY, JAN. 23, 2017

MONDAY, DEC. 12, 2016

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Colville offers grants for forest health projects

PUBLIC LANDS -- Individuals, non-profit organizations and local governments are invited by the Colville National Forest to submit applications for projects ranging from weed control to road and facilities improvements. Officials have $638,000 available for this year’s projects to improve the 1.1-million acre forest in...

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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016

Fog sits in a valley near Olympic National Park's High Divide Trail, with glaciated peaks in the background (Associated Press)

Olympic Wilderness re-named for Sen. Dan Evans 

PUBLIC LANDS – Congress has approved a bill that will rename the Olympic Wilderness within Olympic National Park in honor of former Washington Governor and U.S. Senator Dan Evans. The legislation will rename the Olympic Wilderness within Olympic National Park as the “Daniel J. Evans...

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MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016

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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.