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FRIDAY, JUNE 6, 2014

Cabela’s new Missoula store opens June 12

OUTFITTERS -- The grand opening for the Cabela’s Outpost store in Missoula is set for June 12, with a ribbon cutting at 10:45 a.m. and doors opening for business at 11 a.m. Opening day will kick off a weekend-long celebration highlighted by special appearances, family...

MONDAY, AUG. 19, 2013

Recent outdoors stories in The Spokesman-Review

Glacier Peak Wilderness hikers find nature untamed near hidden volcano Should Image Lake be reopened to crowds of hikers? Local Trail Angel: Holly Weiler walks the talk Slide show of classic Glacier Peak Wilderness hike Baby-boomer climber achieves Kilimanjaro dream North Cascades Highway to reopen...

MONDAY, JULY 15, 2013

Steve’s Outdoor Adventures TV host coming to Cabela’s

HUNTING -- Outdoor Channel TV hunting show host Steve West will be at the Post Falls Cabela’s store on Thursday, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. for a meet and greet with viewers. Steve's Outdoor Adventures is a big game hunting program plugging guided western big...

FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2013

Boating safety course fills Washington requirement

BOATING -- Starting this year, all Washington residents age 50 and under must complete an approved boating safety course in order to operate water craft of 15 horsepower or more. The Spokane Sail and Power Squadron is teaching an 8-hour ABC 3 boating safety course...

FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 2013

Ammo hoarding leaves new shooters unloaded

SHOOTING -- Just in case you'd planned to take your kid out target shooting with a small-caliber rifle this weekend, you'd better have your own hoarded supply of ammunition. Dan Hansen had that in mind when he went shopping the other day. The photo above...

THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012

Sprague Lake lunker shows too late for derby

FISHING -- Todd Young of Spokane used PowerBait to catch this 27-inch rainbow weighing 6.8 pounds at Sprague Lake on Saturday. Had Young caught the fish one week earlier, he would have easily won $500 in prizes offered for the biggest fish in the Sprague...

MONDAY, JUNE 11, 2012

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6, 2012

Big is the word for Saturday’s Sprague Lake Trout Derby

FISHING -- A prize totaling $500 awaits the angler who catches the biggest trout Saturday (June 9) during the first Sprague Lake Trout Derby. Fishermen have boated some huge rainbows out of the 1,840-acre lake since it was rehabilitated in 2007. The derby gives them...

THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2012

Cabela’s to open ‘outpost’ store near Yakima

OUTDOOR RETAILERS – Cabela’s announced this morning it is introducing a new store format that will bring the outdoor sporting goods retailer to Washington Plaza, a shopping center under construction at the former Costco property near Yakima. The news was reported by the Yakima Herald-Republic....

SATURDAY, NOV. 5, 2011

Cabela’s profits surge after halting promotion

RETAILING – Outdoor equipment store Cabela’s fiscal third-quarter profit rose 65 percent in the period, propelled by the elimination of an unprofitable store promotion and the strong performance of what the company calls its ”next-generation” stores, according to the McClatchy-Tribune News Services. The Sidney, Neb.-based...

TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2011

Cabela’s can’t confirm CdA fish tagged for sweepstakes

FISHING -- A day of fishing is never wasted, but perhaps there was no reason for anglers to get their hopes too high for catching a $1 million fish since the weekend in Lake Coeur d'Alene. At least not yet. On Friday, Cabela's announced the...

FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2011

Fish for $2.2 million Cabela’s prize at Sprague or CdA lakes

FISHING -- Starting Saturday and running through July 14, registered anglers have a chance to win valuable prizes by catching tagged fish in designated waters in 19 states, including Washington and Idaho. Cabela's, partnering with the Outdoor Channel, has just announced that Sprague Lake and...

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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