Outdoors

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 2014

Injured hiker had to fend off bears

HIKING -- Bears have always been good at smelling opportunity. A hiker who fell, broke his leg and dislocated his shoulder in the North Cascades last weekend said he had to fend ...

TUESDAY, NOV. 5, 2013

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 23, 2013

Bear awareness needed during big-game hunts

HUNTING -- Bears are still out and active throughout the fall as hunters are out for deer and elk hunting -- a potentially hazardous mix.  Being bear aware is particularly ...

FRIDAY, SEPT. 13, 2013

TUESDAY, MAY 7, 2013


Homeowners need to be ‘bear aware’

WILDLIFE -- The region's black bears are out of their winter dens and on the move, looking for food sources that might help them regain weight lost during hibernation. Homeowners can avoid problem encounters ...

MONDAY, NOV. 26, 2012

THURSDAY, AUG. 30, 2012

SATURDAY, AUG. 20, 2011

FRIDAY, AUG. 5, 2011

Grizzly attacks solo hiker in Glacier Park

HIKING –A grizzly bear attacked a hiker around noon today on the trail from Many Glacier to Piegan Pass in Glacier National Park. The hiker was able to walk to assistance ...

MONDAY, JULY 25, 2011

Grizzly attack takes toll on Alaska NOLS group

WILDLIFE ENCOUNTERS -- Seven teens participating in a month-long National Outdoor Leadership School wilderness trip in Alaska were mauled by a grizzly bear with a cub in Alaska's Talkeetna Mountains; ...

WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2011

WEDNESDAY, JULY 6, 2011

TUESDAY, JULY 5, 2011

FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2011

Black bear sought in attack near Colville

DANGEROUS WILDLIFE -- Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife officers are searching for a black bear reported to have attacked a female jogger northeast of Colville Thursday. Stevens County Sheriff’s ...

MONDAY, MAY 16, 2011

Rich Landers

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.


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