Spokane County Parks has plan for Antoine Peak

PUBLIC LANDS -- Spokane County Parks Department has created an access and management plan for the 1,066-acre Antoine Peak Conservation Area in Spokane Valley. The plan will be presented in an open house meeting tonight, May 28, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., at Mountain Gear Headquarters, 6012...

TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2013

Spokane County seeks Antoine Peak access addition

PUBLIC LANDS -- A proposal to purchase a 9.5-acre addition to an access site for the 1,066-acre Antoine Peak Conservation Area is on the agenda for today's Spokane County Commission meeting. Antoine Peak is the mountain north of East Valley High School and east of...

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22, 2012

Update: What’s this truck doing on Antoine Peak?

CONSERVATION FUTURES -- Getting a ticket. That's the answer the hiker wanted to hear after he snapped this photo of an vehicle that had been illegally driven into the Spokane County Conservation Futures land that rises up behind East Valley High School. The ruts these...

TUESDAY, FEB. 21, 2012

What’s this truck doing on Antoine Peak?

COUNTY PARKS -- A hiker sent in this photo of a pickup stuck on Antoine Peak, the Conservation Futures area above East Valley High School. The mountain is managed by Spokane County Parks. No unauthorized motorized vehicle access is allowed. My question to the hiker:...

MONDAY, AUG. 8, 2011

Four-wheelers leave their mark on Antoine Peak

PUBLIC LANDS – They’re vandals on wheels, stealing the common from the wildlife and the public. Off-road vehicle drivers have the capacity to do serious long-term and even permanent damage in minutes with the thoughtless use of their machines. The land carnage by four-wheel drive...

TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2011

Hikers make the most of the longest day of the year

HIKING -- Several groups of hikers celebrated the summer solstice by trekking to the top of Antoine Peak after work and hiking down into the sunset. Antoine is a Spokane County Conservation Futures acquisition that forms the green mountain backdrop north of East Valley High...


Antoine Peak land deal back in running for state funding

PUBLIC LANDS -- A prized Spokane Valley wild area north of I-90 and near Forker Road is back in the running for state funding assistance in the last of three purchase phases started under the Spokane County Conservation Futures program. The House of Representatives announced...

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