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MONDAY, FEB. 7, 2011

Sandpoint avalanche clinic for all snowgoers

WINTER SPORTS -- A free avalanche workshop for all snowgoers is set for Wednesday, 6 p.m., at the Forest Service Building in Sandpoint. The topic to be tackled by the team of Forest Service technicians at the Idaho Panhandle Avalanche Center: "What we can learn...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 20, 2011

Avalanche workshops for all snowgoers

WINTER SPORTS -- The next free avalanche workshop in Sandpoint for all snowgoers is set for Feb. 9. The topic to be tackled by the team from the Forest Service technicians at the Idaho Panhandle Avalanche Center: "What we can learn from 10 years of...

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SUNDAY, JAN. 16, 2011

Join the avalanche warning team

WINTER SPORTS -- Anyone winter snow traveler who sees avalanche activity in North Idaho or the adjoining areas of Washington and Montana can boost the safety of other snowgoers by reporting their observations to the Idaho Panhandle Avalanche Center in Sandpoint. "We would appreciate hearing...

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MONDAY, JAN. 10, 2011

Avalanche workshop for snowmobilers

WINTER SPORTS -- Free avalanche workshops for snowmobilers are being offered in North Idaho in the next few weeks by the state Parks and Recreation Department and the Idaho Panhandle National Forests avalanche experts. The schedule: Jan. 14-15, based in Coeur d’ Alene. Jan 28-29,...

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FRIDAY, JAN. 7, 2011

Avalanche forecast a soggy mixed bag

WINTER SPORTS -- The weekend avalanche advisory is out for the Idaho Panhandle region and the word for the wise: Caution. While it rained in the valleys overnight, the precip was in the form of snow at higher elevations above 4,000 to 5,000 feet. But...

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