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SUNDAY, JULY 16, 2017

Ferry County Rail Trail map shows areas that have been surfaced through May 2017. (Ferry County Rail Trail Partners)

Video: Rail trail has Ferry County on a roll

RAIL TRAILS -- With the blessing of hit pop-song singer, a delightful short video that's circulating on social media is a tribute to the join of a rail trail through the sparsely populated Kettle River Valley of northeastern Washington. Locals keep surfacing and developing the...

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FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 2017

WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 2017

THURSDAY, DEC. 29, 2016

MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 6, 2016

Events planned for 2016 Ski Day on the Ferry Country Rail Trail.

Ferry County Rail Trail beckons nordic skiers

WINTERSPORTS -- The Ferry County Rail Trail is being groomed for the sixth annual Ski Day, featuring free gear to try for cross-country skiing, instructions and other activities. The base of operations will be Saturday, Jan. 9, at the Kiwanis Road Trailhead at the north...

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FRIDAY, NOV. 13, 2015

MONDAY, SEPT. 1, 2014

THURSDAY, AUG. 28, 2014

FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 2014

MONDAY, DEC. 9, 2013

FRIDAY, AUG. 3, 2012

SATURDAY, JULY 28, 2012

WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 2012

MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2011

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 15, 2010

This 770 foot railroad trestle across the north end of Curlew Lake is a key feature in the 33-mile Ferry County Rail Trail  that runs along an abandoned railway from Republic to the Canada border. (Bob Whittaker)

Ferry County trail gets $100,000 grant

TRAILS -- A $100,000 grant from the Washington State Department of Transportation will help put railings and other safety features on a 770-foot trestle -- one of the jewels in the rough of the rail trail that runs 33 miles from Republic to the Canada...

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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.