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Volunteers work in 2016 to build a new trail across the BLM's Fishtrap Lake recreation area. (Lynn Smith)

Good news for some hiking, biking trails in 2016

TRAILS -- Routes that beckon and lead hikers, bikers, hunters and other recreationists to adventure remained underfunded in most of the region in 2016 with volunteer trying to pick up slack for decimated federal trail maintenance budgets. However, there were highlights, such as the reopening...

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MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016

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THURSDAY, SEPT. 29, 2016

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MONDAY, MAY 9, 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

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MONDAY, MARCH 9, 2015

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FRIDAY, FEB. 28, 2014

MONDAY, JAN. 6, 2014

A mountain biker rides along the roughly graded section of the Centennial Trail while visitors look down from a new townhome at Kendall Yards on Wednesday. At far right (in glasses) is Michael Terrell, the landscape architect for the trail project. Greenstone Corp., which is building the homes at Kendall Yards, celebrated the final plan Wednesday for the two miles of trail from Monroe Street to the end of Kendall Yards to the west. (Jesse Tinsley)

Regional trails plan unveiled Tuesday at REI

TRAILS -- An update to the 2008 Spokane County Regional Trails Plan will help integrate routes for walkers, runners, skaters, cyclists and equestrians into planning and development as the population grows, officials say. The draft plan, up for county approval this month, identifies 677 miles...

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MONDAY, DEC. 16, 2013

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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.