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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 ...

TUESDAY, JULY 8, 2014

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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 ...

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 2014

MONDAY, JUNE 23, 2014


Snow slowly receding, exposing high-country trails

HIKING -- Phil Hough and Deb Hunsicker celebrated the summer solstice by checking out the Grouse Mountain Trail in the Cabinet Mountains for an upcoming project by the Idaho Trails Association.  They ...


SUNDAY, JUNE 22, 2014

New map published for Cabinet Mountains Wilderness

PUBLIC LANDS -- A new Cabinet Mountains Wilderness map, highlighting about 80 trails, has been published by conservation groups celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. “The last Forest Service ...

THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 2014

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18, 2014

50 years after Wilderness Act: still much to discover

PUBLIC LANDS -- Celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Wilderness Act of 1964 is full of eye-opening insights. QUIZ: The Pacific Crest Trail from the Mexico border through California, Oregon and Washington to ...

SUNDAY, JUNE 15, 2014

Groups highlight trail projects past and future

PUBLIC LANDS – Volunteer trail projects past and future will be highlighted in a program by the Spokane Mountaineers and Washington Trails Association on Monday, June 17, at 7 p.m., at ...

THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2014

Stagger Inn Campground closed for tree removal

PUBLIC LANDS -- The Forest Service has begun removing hazardous trees at the Stagger Inn Campground on the Priest Lake Ranger District and work will continue  through June 30, says Panhandle National Forests spokesman Jason ...


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MONDAY, JUNE 9, 2014

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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