Outdoors

MONDAY, JULY 14, 2014

Hunter education course bears the heat

HUNTING -- The hot sunshine that sent most folks toward water on Saturday didn't deter a group of dedicated hunter education instructors, their students and a few good hunting dogs ...

THURSDAY, MAY 8, 2014

THURSDAY, MAY 9, 2013

THURSDAY, JAN. 10, 2013

Idaho allows first-timers to bypass hunter ed

HUNTING -- To encourage potential new hunters to take to the field, Idaho Fish and Game’s new Hunting Passport offers novice hunters the opportunity to hunt for one year before ...

TUESDAY, DEC. 4, 2012

Washington freezes Master Hunter Program enrollment

HUNTER EDUCATION – With current enrollment nearing 2,000 hunters, the Master Hunter Permit Program administered by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has stopped accepting new applications for membership until ...

TUESDAY, NOV. 13, 2012

Sad story about dads taking daughters hunting

HUNTING -- Normally we're uplifted by parents who take their kids hunting. Not this time. No one was injured, physically at least, but a Western Washington hunting incident described by ...

TUESDAY, JAN. 10, 2012

TUESDAY, DEC. 20, 2011

Idaho hunter ed teacher dismissed after gun fired in class

HUNTER EDUCATION — Some of Washington's volunteer hunter education instructors have been grumbling about new procedural rules and a trend toward replacing  instructor firearms in classroom settings with guns that have disabled firing pins. The Washington Fish ...

MONDAY, DEC. 12, 2011

Hunter education easier than evern in Oregon

HUNTING -- Oregon is the first state in the nation to integrate hunter education registration with license sales, according to a report by outdoor blogger Bill Monroe for Oregon Live. ...

WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2011

SUNDAY, MARCH 20, 2011

Gun powder needed for hunter education

HUNTING -- Hunters education classes can use any gun powder that might be sitting unneeded in shops or basements of the region's hunters and reloaders. "We do a powder burning ...


Hunter ed classes filling at Big Horn Show

HUNTING -- This year's hunter education classes offered by the Inland Northwest Wildlife Council were filling fast at the sign-up table at the Big Horn Outdoor Recreation Show on Saturday. Classes in May were ...

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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