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TUESDAY, NOV. 28, 2017

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 15, 2017

TUESDAY, NOV. 14, 2017

FRIDAY, NOV. 10, 2017

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 8, 2017

TUESDAY, AUG. 15, 2017

TUESDAY, AUG. 1, 2017

SATURDAY, JULY 22, 2017

TUESDAY, JUNE 13, 2017

A gray wolf is photographed at 11:58 a.m. on March 30, 2017, on Mount Spokane with the ski runs of Mt. Spokane Ski and Snowboard Park in the background. (Hank Seipp / Western Wildlife Conservation)

Photo: Wolf roams Mount Spokane State Park ski area 

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- For the second consecutive year, a Spokane man's motion-activated trail camera has captured images of a wolf in Mount Spokane State Park, confirming sightings of wolves and wolf tracks that nordic skiers have been reporting with more frequency for several years. The...

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TUESDAY, JUNE 6, 2017

Blacktail Mountain ski area along Flathead Lake, Montana, is for sale. (Courtesy)

Montana mom-pop ski area for sale: $3.5 million

WINTERSPORTS -- If you're tired of complaining about management of your favorite ski resort, here's your chance to buy your own resort in Montana. Blacktail Mountain overlooking Flathead Lake is listed for sale at $3.5 million. The mom-pop resort is on Flathhead National Forest Lake...

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TUESDAY, MAY 23, 2017

FRIDAY, MAY 19, 2017

TUESDAY, APRIL 11, 2017

TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2017

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017

Schweitzer skiers were swimming in powder on Feb. 28, 2017. (Schweitzer Mountain Resort)

Schweitzer extends season under big dump of powder

WINTERSPORTS -- People who had Tuesday free to ski seem to have smiles permanently plastered to their faces today. Jim Mellen of Sandpoint succinctly described the powder conditions at Schweitzer on his Facebook page as, "Best. Day. Ever." The region's resorts have been smothered in...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 9, 2017

SUNDAY, FEB. 5, 2017

MONDAY, DEC. 12, 2016


SATURDAY, NOV. 26, 2016


FRIDAY, NOV. 25, 2016

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016

FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2016

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2016

A skier carves through new snow on March 23, 2016 at Silver Mountain Resort. (Alison Boggs / The Spokesman-Review)

Ski areas freshened with new snow

WINTERSPORTS -- Spring has arrived, and so has the fresh layers of snow skiers and riders expect in the mountains during March. Check out your favorite ski area; you may be pleasantly surprised. S-R staffer Alison Boggs "called in well" today so she could ride...

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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.