Outdoors

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 ...

MONDAY, JUNE 25, 2012

Kootenai, Pend Oreille rivers flowing BIG

RIVERS -- Recent rains storms with more on the way combined with high flows out of Canada are prolonging the region's "spring" runoff in a big way. The Kootenai River ...

WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2012

Spokane River has shot at reaching record flow

 RIVERS -- Stan Miller has retired from Spokane County’s water resources program, but he still keeps an eye on the Spokane River and the snowpack left in the mountains.  In his educated ...

MONDAY, APRIL 2, 2012

SUNDAY, APRIL 1, 2012

Rivers swollen so big even bikers are affected

RIVERS -- Rivers around the region filled with runoff to flood stage on Saturday.  The water got so high, even mountain bikers were impacted in Riverside State Park. The photo was snapped Saturday ...

MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2011

WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2011

Flooding closes access to Montana rivers

FISHING -- Flooding on the Bitterroot and Clark Fork rivers has forced Montana officials to close many fishing access sites this week. Bitterroot River sites closed today include, from south ...

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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