Outdoors

MONDAY, NOV. 3, 2014

Access changes at Yocum Lake

FISHING -- Motor vehicle access to Yocum Lake from Forest Service Road 1900096 (Coachman Road) will be closed beginning Tuesday in an effort to curb the abuses to the land ...

MONDAY, OCT. 27, 2014

MONDAY, OCT. 20, 2014

N. Fork Clearwater road closed for repairs

FISHING -- The North Fork of Clearwater River Road 247 will be closed starting tomorrow, Oct. 21, at milepost 39.3, at Flat Creek for the removal of an aquatic organism ...

FRIDAY, OCT. 17, 2014

Washout temporarily closes Beauty Creek Road

PUBLIC LANDS -- Recent rains and flooding have caused a washout on Forest Road 438, also known as the Beauty Creek Road.  The route is temporarily closed while Idaho Panhandle ...

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 15, 2014

Role of wildfire topic of Colville program

FORESTS -- A burning issue will be discussed in Colville on Oct. 22:  “Fires and Forests, East of the Cascade Divide” will be presented by  John F. Marshall sponsored by ...

MONDAY, OCT. 13, 2014

TUESDAY, OCT. 7, 2014

THURSDAY, OCT. 2, 2014

Plan ahead for free entry at federal, state lands

PUBLIC LANDS -- Federal land managers offer free entry to parks, forests, U.S. Bureau of Land management lands, refuges and other national interest lands where fees are charged on certain holidays scattered through the year. ...

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 24, 2014

THURSDAY, SEPT. 18, 2014

Plan ahead for free entry at federal, state lands

PUBLIC LANDS -- Federal land managers offer free entry to parks, forests, U.S. Bureau of Land management lands, refuges and other national interest lands where fees are charged on certain holidays scattered through the year. ...

MONDAY, SEPT. 15, 2014

THURSDAY, SEPT. 11, 2014

Volunteers needed for river clean-ups

RIVERS -- The big, annual Spokane River Clean-up that's been organized by Friends of the Falls has been tabled this year, but two other worthy river clean-up efforts are still ...

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 3, 2014

TUESDAY, SEPT. 2, 2014

Clearwater extends comment on forest plan

PUBLIC LANDS -- The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest is extending the scoping comment period on the Proposed Action for Forest Plan Revision until Nov. 14. “We’ve received requests for an ...

TUESDAY, AUG. 19, 2014

Huckleberry photo worth a thousand words

WILD EDIBLES -- Vickie Garner Sienknecht said she's not much for poetry -- shunning my request for submissions of Huckleberry Haiku -- but this photo from last weekend, she says, ...

MONDAY, AUG. 18, 2014

THURSDAY, AUG. 14, 2014

Plan ahead for free entry at federal, state lands

PUBLIC LANDS -- Federal land managers offer free entry to parks, forests, U.S. Bureau of Land management lands, refuges and other national interest lands where fees are charged on certain holidays scattered through the year. ...

MONDAY, AUG. 11, 2014

TUESDAY, AUG. 5, 2014

Huckleberry harvest epic by all reports

WILD EDIBLES -- The huckleberry crop was just coming into top picking form when I left the country a few weeks ago, as I pointed out in this Outdoors column. ...


Smoke makes return to Spokane bittersweet

WILDFIRES -- Fond memories of more than two weeks of adventuring in Bolivia were dashed this morning as Horizon Airlines gave me an aerial tour of the hardship the region ...

Rich Landers

Rich Landers’ Outdoors blog


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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