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THURSDAY, FEB. 12, 2015

Thawing mountain roads too soft for wheels

PUBLIC LANDS -- It feels like spring, but the roads and trails don't know that. The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office today warned mountain travelers to be wary of unplowed mountain roads after an unspecified number of travelers got trapped in snow softened by warm weather....

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MONDAY, JAN. 6, 2014

Vehicles sliding off icy national forest roads

PUBLIC LANDS -- Several vehicles have slid off icy roads in the Idaho Panhandle National Forests causing officials to consider locking gates on a few roads until conditions change. Here's the media release just posted by the IPNF: Despite the lack of snow at lower...

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MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2011





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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.