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THURSDAY, JULY 3, 2014

Spokane River access open at stateline site

WATERSPORTS -- A launch site for drift boats, paddling craft and rafts has been remodeled and reopened at the stateline just downstream from the I-90 Bridge. The Stateline access site ...

TUESDAY, JULY 1, 2014

Air Force helicopter rescues Marble Creek rafter

WATERSPORTS -- The benefits of living near an Air Force Base with skilled rescue helicopter pilots have paid off for recreationists, most recently in a one-weekend blitz to help a Pacific Crest ...

FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2014


Racers hit Blackfoot in open canoes

WATERSPORTS --The 2014 Open Canoe Slalom National Championship starts today and runs through Sunday (June 29) near Missoula on the Blackfoot River upstream of the Roundup Fishing Access Site off ...

TUESDAY, JUNE 24, 2014

Post Falls Dam gates close; Spokane River flows drop

WATERSPORTS -- The Spokane River's flows have subsided enough for the spill gates at Post Falls Dam to be closed, Avista Utilities reports. That has allowed river recreation to open for the season starting ...

MONDAY, JUNE 16, 2014

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11, 2014


FRIDAY, JUNE 6, 2014

Outdoor recreational outings offered to disabled

OUTDOOR RECREATION -- The St. Luke's Rehabilitation Institute's recreational therapy team is gearing up for a busy summer season of outdoor recreation fun for physically challenged adventurers of all ages. Outdoor ...

TUESDAY, MAY 27, 2014

MONDAY, MAY 12, 2014

Spokane paddlers offer canoe, kayak classes

PADDLING – The Spokane Canoe & Kayak Club is launching its annual series of paddling classes for canoeists as well as whitewater and sea kayakers starting next weekend. The classes ...

MONDAY, APRIL 28, 2014

Kayak paddling, hypothermia film featured in program

WATERSPORTS – A chiller and a thriller will be shown at a double-feature program at 7 p.m. tonight, April 28, at Mountain Gear Corporate Office, 6021 E. Mansfield in Spokane Valley.  Spokane Canoe and Kayak Club ...

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014

SUNDAY, FEB. 23, 2014

Sea kayaker details journey on B.C. coast

PADDLING -- A free program on a British Columbia sea kayaking journey from Prince Rupert to Port Hardy on Vancouver Island will be presented at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, for ...

SUNDAY, JAN. 19, 2014

Flash flood ordeal recounted by paddlers

NOTE DATE:  The date for this program was incorrect in today's print version of the announcement. PADDLING – Four Spokane Canoe and Kayak Club members who survived a close call with ...

THURSDAY, JAN. 2, 2014

Paddlers continue chilly New Year tradition

PADDLING -- For the 19th year, paddlers from the Spokane Canoe & Kayak Club bring in the New Year with an outing on the Little Spokane River. Wednesday was no different, although ...

FRIDAY, NOV. 22, 2013

Kayaker found dead on Palouse River

PADDLING -- A kayaker's body was recovered this morning from the Palouse River, according to the following statement released this afternoon by the Whitman County Sheriff. Alison Webb, 54, who was ...

MONDAY, OCT. 7, 2013

Radical Reels pump action into area theaters

FILMS – Radical Reels, the adrenaline filled off-shoot of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, is coming to the Inland Northwest this week. The edited package of 11 new action-packed ...

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 18, 2013

THURSDAY, SEPT. 12, 2013


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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