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FRIDAY, OCT. 17, 2014

MONDAY, SEPT. 8, 2014

Pacific Fishery panel meets Sept. 10-17 in Spokane

FISHERIES -- The Pacific Fishery Management Council will meet Wednesday for a week-long session, Sept. 10-17, in Spokane to address issues related to groundfish, highly migratory species, coastal pelagic species, ...

THURSDAY, AUG. 7, 2014

TUESDAY, MARCH 18, 2014

Colville Hatchery site a natural jewel

CONSERVATION -- My Sunday Outdoors feature story focused on the Colville Fish Hatchery and how it's been transformed into a science classroom for the area's high school students. But it ...

TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 19, 2014

Spokane woman appointed to state Salmon Board

FISHERIES -- Samantha Mace of Spokane has been appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee to the Salmon Recovery Funding Board, the state Recreation and Conservation Office has announced. The board  administers grants for projects that ...

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 21, 2013

MONDAY, MAY 13, 2013

BPA paid $644 million for fish-wildlife in 2012

RIVERS -- In Fiscal Year 2012, the Bonneville Power Administration reported $644.1 million in total costs for its federally mandated actions to mitigate the impacts Columbia River Basin hydroelectric development has had on fish ...

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2013

THURSDAY, FEB. 14, 2013

Will art prevail in state fisheries logo choice?

FISHING -- Holy heresy! The Washington Fish and Wildlife Department is considering the image of a bass for a logo in its statewide “Fish Washington” campaign. Actually, that decision already ...

FRIDAY, OCT. 5, 2012

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FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 2012

SUNDAY, NOV. 6, 2011

Channel catfish shows amazing itch to travel

FISHING -- A channel catfish, of all things, has set the record for traveling the longest distance of any fish in Wyoming fish-tagging history. Wyoming Game and Fish Department official ...

TUESDAY, SEPT. 27, 2011

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 31, 2011

MONDAY, JULY 18, 2011

U.S. starting to curb appetite for overfishing

OCEAN FISHERIES -- Forty stocks of fish populations are subject to overfishing in U.S. waters, but progress is being made to rebuild stocks and reduce overfishing, federal officials say. The ...

FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2011

Dworshak Reservoir nearly at full pool

BOATING -- Dworshak Reservoir is within 5 feet of full pool today. That's lower than normal for the Fourth of July holiday, but the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is still ...

THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2011

Infected steelhead killed at Dworshak Hatchery

FISHERIES -- Managers at Dworshak National Fish Hatchery say they have destroyed 332,000 juvenile summer steelhead since April to protect the rest of the hatchery’s fish from a deadly virus. ...

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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