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WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016

A young splash participant waits for the NIC mascot's arrival at Cecil’s Summer Splash at Lake Coeur d'Alene in 2015. (North Idaho College)

Watersports free to try at NIC Summer Splash

WATERSPORTS -- North Idaho College is offering a free opportunity to try out paddleboards, kayaks, canoes and catamarans, and awarding scholarships, too, at the school's annual beach party (open to the public). What: North Idaho College Cecil’s Summer Splash When: 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Thursday, July...

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TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016

TUESDAY, JAN. 5, 2016

THURSDAY, DEC. 10, 2015

Bald eagles are gathering at Lake Coeur d'Alene to feast on spawning kokanee

Bald eagle numbers still increasing at Lake CdA 

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Bald eagles continue to flock into the Wolf Lodge Bay area of Lake Coeur d'Alene for the annual feast of spawning kokanee, with more eagles counted this week. Today's survey by U.S. Bureau of Land Management biologist Carrie Hugo found 109 adults...

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THURSDAY, DEC. 3, 2015

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 25, 2015

Bald eagles are attracted to spawning kokanee, which provide a feast when the fish congregate into bays and small streams suring fall and winter. About 130 bald eagles were counted near Granite Creek as Lake Pend Oreille's revived kokanee population was spawning in early December 2012. (Jesse Tinsley)

Bald eagle count grows at Lake Coeur d'Alene

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Kokanee are spawning and dying in North Idaho's two largest lakes and bald eagles are loving it. Dozens of eagles are congregating at Granite Creek and in the Bayview shoreline area to take advantage of revived kokanee fisheries in Lake Pend Oreille....

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SATURDAY, NOV. 21, 2015

The winter gathering of migrating bald eagles peaks in mid-December at Lake Coeur d’Alene. (File)

Bald eagles returning to Lake Coeur d'Alene 

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- The annual congregation of bald eagles at Lake Coeur d'Alene has begun. The eagles also are showing up to feed on spawning kokanee at Priest Lake and Lake Pend Oreille, but the birds that return to Coeur d'Alene's Wolf Lodge Bay are...

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THURSDAY, NOV. 12, 2015

TUESDAY, SEPT. 8, 2015

TUESDAY, JULY 14, 2015

Cecil, the North Idaho College mascot, greets participants at the 2014 Cecil's Summer Splash event at the school beach on Lake Coeur d'Alene. (Courtesy)

Try out watersports at NIC Summer Splash

WATERSPORTS -- North Idaho College is offering a free opportunity to try out paddleboards, kayaks, canoes and catamarans. What: North Idaho College Cecil’s Summer Splash When: 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Thursday, July 16 Where: NIC campus beach on Lake Coeur d'Alene The event is open to...

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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.