Outdoors

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 2014


Mica Bay Boater Park closed for tree removal

BOATING -- The Mica Bay Boater Park on Lake Coeur d'Alene has been closed temporarily until hazardous trees can be removed, according to the Bureau of Land Management Coeur d’Alene Field ...

MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014

TUESDAY, MARCH 18, 2014

THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 2014

Idaho checks first quagga-mussel infested boat of season

BOATING -- Mandatory watercraft inspection stations have barely opened for the season in Idaho, and they already have reported finding the year's first boat fouled with quagga mussels, a potentially devastating invasive ...

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12, 2014

TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 2014


THURSDAY, FEB. 27, 2014

Storms paint better picture of region’s snowpack

WEATHER -- February's storms are loading the region's mountains with snow, presenting a better picture for outdoor recreation that depends on water, including anglers and river runners. However, we need another ...

SUNDAY, FEB. 23, 2014

Sea kayaker details journey on B.C. coast

PADDLING -- A free program on a British Columbia sea kayaking journey from Prince Rupert to Port Hardy on Vancouver Island will be presented at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, for ...

TUESDAY, FEB. 18, 2014

Lake Roosevelt levels holding fairly stable

RIVERS -- The level of Lake Roosevelt  near the elevation of 1,273 feet today and lake levels are expected to remain between 1,271-1,273 this week, according to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. Grand Coulee Dam ...

FRIDAY, JAN. 31, 2014

Rower to challenge Pacific crossing record

BOATING -- Daryl Farmer, 39, from West Sussex, England, is planning an attempt to set another world record by solo rowing 2,100 nautical miles across the Pacific Ocean from California to Hawaii as a ...

THURSDAY, JAN. 23, 2014

FRIDAY, JAN. 17, 2014

THURSDAY, JAN. 16, 2014

Minor fluctuations in Roosevelt levels expected

BOATING -- The elevation of Lake Roosevelt was 1278 feet Wednesday and is expected to range from 1270 to 1278 through mid-February as the dam operates primarily for providing power, the Bureau of Reclamation reports. Although ...

THURSDAY, JAN. 9, 2014

THURSDAY, JAN. 2, 2014

Lake Spokane drawdown to begin Monday

RESERVOIRS -- The annual drawdown of Lake Spokane, the Spokane River reservoir also known as Long Lake, is set to begin on Monday (Jan. 6), Avista Utilities announced today in a ...

FRIDAY, DEC. 13, 2013

Rich Landers

Rich Landers’ Outdoors blog


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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