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FRIDAY, JULY 11, 2014

Landers back in the saddle

OUT & ABOUT -- I've been out in the field, getting my Canadian Rocky Mountain high. I see some important news briefs need to be filed to catch up.  Coming ...

THURSDAY, JULY 10, 2014

Poster reminds dog owners to bag it

PUBLIC LANDS -- Looks like Spokane isn't the only city in the USA where people think it's OK to let their dogs leave calling cards wherever the urge strikes.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 9, 2014

Colville Forest hosts NatureWatch hikes, tours

FORESTS – Hikes and other free activities are being organized by the Colville National Forest this summer to celebrate Smokey Bear’s 70th birthday and the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness ...

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MONDAY, JUNE 30, 2014

SUNDAY, JUNE 29, 2014

Graham Mountain hike overlooks Silver Valley

HIKING -- It's called Coal Creek Trail No. 41, leading up, steeply up in some places, roughly 6 miles from the North Fork Coeur d'Alene River road to Graham Mountain, elev. 5727 ...

FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2014

THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2014

Hikers: snow still lingering in area mountains

HIKING -- "Road is open from Lightning Creek through to Trestle Creek," reports Mary Franzel of Hope, Idaho. But the photo she posted (above) indicates significant snow on the ridge ...


Lightning: flashy way to die outdoors

OUTDOOR SAFETY -- Name the safest place to seek refuge if you are outdoors and a lighting storm moves in? Answer: An automobile -- totally safe, unless a tree blows down on ...

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 2014

Injured hiker had to fend off bears

HIKING -- Bears have always been good at smelling opportunity. A hiker who fell, broke his leg and dislocated his shoulder in the North Cascades last weekend said he had to fend ...

TUESDAY, JUNE 24, 2014

MONDAY, JUNE 23, 2014

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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