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FRIDAY, NOV. 7, 2014

Little Spokane River holds some not-so-little trout

FISHING -- The Little Spokane River often doesn't get a lot of respect from local anglers who travel far and wide to catch a fish. But Scott Carter of Spokane bowed to the Spokane River tributary today after landing this big rainbow. The fish reportedly...

THURSDAY, JULY 31, 2014

Little Spokane River spot fire chars Knothead trail

HIKING -- Knothead has become a blackhead this month. The popular trail destination above the Little Spokane River and overlooking the Spokane River was charred by a July 8 spot fire that occurred the day before the larger fires ignited and ran through the Lake...

FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2014

WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 2013

Sign up: REI project boosts Little Spokane trail

TRAILS -- The Spokane REI store is trying to round up a crew of several hundred volunteers for a brief but massive effort to reroute a portion of a popular Little Spokane River trail off private land. Join the group! These service projects are fun...

TUESDAY, SEPT. 20, 2011

Paddlers give TLC to Little Spokane River

CONSERVATION -- Members of the Spokane Canoe & Kayak Club are joining with St. George's School on Friday to pick up the summer season's accumulation of littler from the shores of the Little Spokane River. Three cheers! The volunteer work project is being organized by...

TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011

Little Spokane River moves paddlers along

PADDLING -- The Little Spokane River's flows are still unseasonably high, but they've dropped to a pleasant level. I joined a group of canoeists Sunday at flows of 300 cfs and we effortlessly floated from St. George's School to the takeout near the confluence of...

MONDAY, APRIL 11, 2011

Dogs prohibited on Little Spokane River trails

HIKING -- A reader who frequently hikes out of the Painted Rocks trailhead along the Little Spokane River just emailed and said he was surprised last week to see two new signs indicating that dogs are not allowed on the trails. "This absolutely shocked me,"...

MONDAY, JAN. 3, 2011

Update on eagle rescued from river

WILDLIFE -- Much like some people you might have seen on New Year's Eve, the immature bald eagle was grounded, wings spread with its head face-down in the snow along the Little Spokane River. It was rescued after an ordeal and it's still alive Monday...

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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