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TUESDAY, JULY 22, 2014


MONDAY, JULY 21, 2014


FRIDAY, JULY 18, 2014


Idaho discounts nonresident big-game tags

HUNTING -- The Idaho Fish and Game Commission has reduced the price of unsold nonresident deer and elk tags to be sold as second tags. The following discounts will be ...

WEDNESDAY, JULY 16, 2014


Idaho considers scaling back sage grouse hunting

HUNTING -- Idaho is considering more restrictions on hunting sage grouse, including closures on south-state areas where the number of males at breeding grounds has declined more than 50 percent ...

MONDAY, JULY 14, 2014

Montana closing areas to sage grouse hunting

HUNTING -- Having grown up in eastern Montana, where huge coveys of sage grouse were common sights, this is a jaw-dropper: The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission approved a plan ...


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 ...

FRIDAY, JULY 11, 2014

Online proposals due for Washington hunting rules

HUNTING -- The first phase of reshaping Washington's 2015-2017 hunting seasons and rules is winding down.  Since June 18, the Department of Fish and Wildlife has been inviting the public to post ...

MONDAY, JULY 7, 2014

Butterfly count set at Little Pend Oreille Refuge

WILDLIFE WATCHING --The Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge has been marking its 75th anniversary with public events this summer. Next on the schedule: July 12: Butterfly Count, starts 9:30 ...


WEDNESDAY, JULY 2, 2014

MONDAY, JUNE 30, 2014

Photo: Whitetail buck in velvet

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- A promising sight to behold. Thanks to Western Western Montana outdoor photographer Jaime Johnson for this week's antler-development update.



FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2014

Montana surplus big-game tags on sale

HUNTING -- The wait is over for nonresidents still hoping to purchase a license to hunt deer and elk in Montana. A number of first-come first-served surplus licenses, good for ...

THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2014


MONDAY, JUNE 23, 2014



Outdoors skills workshop set for women

SKILLS – The Washington Outdoor Women annual fall workshop, for adult women and girls age 9-12, will feature activities such as fishing, hunting and outdoor-skills clinics near North Bend Sept. 12-14. ...

FRIDAY, JUNE 20, 2014

Fires prompt shooting ban on Wenas Wildlife Area

PUBLIC LANDS -- The entire Wenas Wildlife Area has been closed to target shooting until Oct. 1 after several wildfires have burned the property near Ellensburg, the Washington Department of Fish and ...

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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