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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014

THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 2014

Hangman Creek flows spike; rafters gearing up

RIVER RUNNING -- Every local veteran rafter, kayaker and canoeist knows the recipe: Snow followed by warm temperatures and rain are the ingredients for the brief surge of flows needed for ...

THURSDAY, JAN. 2, 2014

Paddlers continue chilly New Year tradition

PADDLING -- For the 19th year, paddlers from the Spokane Canoe & Kayak Club bring in the New Year with an outing on the Little Spokane River. Wednesday was no different, although ...

THURSDAY, NOV. 14, 2013

Family fishing flashback prompts advice to parents

ANGLING -- We pause current events for this Landers family fishing flashback.... I just stumbled onto this 1998 photo (above), which brings back fond memories of fishing Badger Lake with my favorite youngest ...

TUESDAY, NOV. 5, 2013

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MONDAY, AUG. 26, 2013

FRIDAY, JULY 5, 2013

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2013

Wenatchee River Festival a whitewater bonanza

RIVER SPORTS -- The 2013 Wenatchee River Festival, set for June 8 based out of Cashmere, Wash., is among the region's few paddling events that brings a wide-ranging paddling community ...

FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2013

Capsized canoeists rescued on Pend Oreille River

PADDLING -- Canoeists were rescued from Lake Pend Oreille after their boat -- filled with three people and a dog -- capsized in high winds that blasted Bonner County on Sunday evening, according ...

SUNDAY, APRIL 21, 2013

MONDAY, JAN. 28, 2013

FRIDAY, JAN. 25, 2013

Paddle sports clubs reach out to disabled vets

WATER SPORTS – A program to create an environment of healthy adventure for healing active duty and veteran service members through paddle sports will be introduced in Spokane on Monday, ...

THURSDAY, JAN. 24, 2013

Missoula’s Wave needs emergency fix

PADDLING -- The artificial wave that has become a fixture in downtown Missoula and attracted kayakers from across the nation needs emergency repairs. Brennan’s Wave was completed in 2006 and has ...

MONDAY, JAN. 14, 2013

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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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