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Outdoors blog Methow Valley archive

SUNDAY, SEPT. 18, 2011

MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2011

Methow trails group seeks executive director

TRAILS -- For the first time in its 33 year history, the Methow Valley Sport Trails Association is hiring a new executive director to lead a group that's developed one of the nation's top cross-country and cycling trail systems and associated events and programs. The...

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FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2011

FRIDAY, FEB. 25, 2011

Wolf poaching in Methow confirmed

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- Washington Fish and Wildlife Department officials this week confirmed the killing of an adult male gray wolf, shot in Eastern Washington more than a year ago and dumped in eastern Skagit County. Investigators believe the wolf was shot somewhere east of Rainy...

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FRIDAY, FEB. 11, 2011

Biologists focus on fate of Methow wolf pack

WILDLIFE -- Washington wildlife biologist are keenly watching during the February wolf mating season to see if there's any breeding activity in the Methow Valley's Lookout Mountain pack. Two years ago, that pack became the first in Washington to have a confirmed breeding pair. State...

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SATURDAY, FEB. 5, 2011

SUNDAY, JAN. 2, 2011

At the Rendezvous Hut on a very crisp 2011 New Year's Day morning: Linda, Joe, Tom, Martha and Hannah Koeske join Meredith, Brook and Hillary Landers. (Rich Landers)

Skiers chill out in warm cabin

NORDIC SKIING -- Waterbottles left against the windows froze overnight, and there was no dilly-dallying on the round-trip runs to the outhouse. But zero-degree temps couldn't deter my annual New Year's Eve family ski trek that requires a six-mile uphill ski to overnight at one...

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THURSDAY, DEC. 2, 2010

TUESDAY, NOV. 30, 2010

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 24, 2010

Nordic ski areas are opening groomed trails around the Inland Northwest. (Rich Landers)

Skiers making tracks at nordic areas

NORDIC SKIING -- Cross-country skiers aren’t being left out in the cold as early snowfall covers trails and allows downhill ski resorts to open. Here’s the latest report:Mount Spokane: The temperature was minus 10 degrees this morning when the state park rangers show up at...

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