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 ...

THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 2014

Plan ahead for free entry at federal, state lands

PUBLIC LANDS -- Federal land managers offer free entry to parks, forests, U.S. Bureau of Land management lands, refuges and other national interest lands where fees are charged on certain holidays scattered through the year. ...

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 2014

TUESDAY, MARCH 25, 2014

Clearwater National Forest proposes fee increases

PUBLIC LANDS -- Anyone who'd been paying attention to the federal budget and cutbacks in recreation funding shouldn't be surprised at today's announcement from the Clearwater National Forest. Officials propose ...

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 2014

Lessons from rafting the Canyon: pee bottle

CAMPING -- Urine management is required on rivers, but it's also worth consideration on virtually any camping trip where a vault toilet isn't close by camp. I thought about this ...

MONDAY, MARCH 3, 2014

MONDAY, FEB. 17, 2014

THURSDAY, FEB. 6, 2014

Plan ahead for free entry at federal, state lands

PUBLIC LANDS -- Federal land managers offer free entry to parks, forests, U.S. Bureau of Land management lands, refuges and other national interest lands where fees are charged on certain holidays scattered through the year. ...

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 5, 2014

MONDAY, JAN. 27, 2014

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 22, 2014

Outdoor Retailer groups demo new winter gear

WINTER SPORTS -- The annual Outdoor Retailer winter expo brings out the latest outdoor gear for a show in Salt Lake City. There's cool stuff to explore, and  Interior Secretary ...

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 15, 2014


MONDAY, JAN. 6, 2014

Plan ahead for free entry at federal, state lands

PUBLIC LANDS -- Federal land managers offer free entry to parks, forests, U.S. Bureau of Land management lands, refuges and other national interest lands where fees are charged on certain holidays scattered through the year. ...


Learn winter camping basics in free program

WINTER SPORTS -- Basics of Winter Camping, a free program presented by an REI staffer, will be presented at 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 9, at the Spokane store, 1125 N. Monroe.    ...

MONDAY, DEC. 9, 2013

FRIDAY, DEC. 6, 2013

THURSDAY, DEC. 5, 2013

THURSDAY, NOV. 7, 2013

Geocaching store grand opening set for Saturday

GEOCACHING -- Cache Advance, Inc., is opening the second geocaching retail store in the United States right here in Spokane. The Cache Cave grand opening at 2324 E. Euclid Ave., Suite 204, is set for Saturday, ...

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.

By Rich Landers richl@spokesman.com (509) 459-5508


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