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Smokey Bear sparked legacy of fire prevention art

PUBLIC LANDS -- The legacy of Smokey Bear is celebrating its 70th anniversary of fire prevention messages this year.  The campaign's roots date back to 1942, when the U.S. Forest Service’s popular icon ...

THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2014

Stagger Inn Campground closed for tree removal

PUBLIC LANDS -- The Forest Service has begun removing hazardous trees at the Stagger Inn Campground on the Priest Lake Ranger District and work will continue  through June 30, says Panhandle National Forests spokesman Jason ...

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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, MAY 21, 2014

Exploding targets banned on national forests

SHOOTING -- Exploding targets are officially a no-no on national forests throughout the West. Citing public safety concerns and the potential for igniting wildfires, Northern Region Forester Faye Krueger has signed a ...

MONDAY, MAY 19, 2014

Colville Forest names Republic ranger

PUBLIC LANDS -- Tinelle Bustam, Public Services Staff Officer on the El Yunque National Forest in Puerto Rico, is heading to Washington to become the Republic District ranger on the Colville ...

TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2014

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MONDAY, MAY 5, 2014

Panhandle National Forests raise camping fees

PUBLIC LANDS -- The cost of camping or using pay-for-use recreation sites on the Idaho Panhandle National Forests will increase this season, generally $1 to $2 per use.   Read on ...

TUESDAY, APRIL 29, 2014

Stevens Pass Ski Area reports record season

WINTERSPORTS -- More than 406,000 guests visited Stevens Pass ski area last winter making 2013-14 its largest season since visits have been electronically tracked.  While much of the West Coast saw below ...

MONDAY, APRIL 28, 2014

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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