Outdoors

MONDAY, OCT. 27, 2014

MONDAY, OCT. 20, 2014

N. Cascades Highway closing for construction

OUTDOOR TRAVEL -- A 10-mile stretch of North Cascades Highway in northcentral Washington will be closed for 34 hours starting Tuesday morning, with no detour route. From 6 a.m. Tuesday ...

TUESDAY, OCT. 14, 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. ...

MONDAY, SEPT. 29, 2014

TUESDAY, SEPT. 23, 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. ...

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 10, 2014


Yellowstone opens lottery for snowmobilers

WINTERSPORTS -- Here's Yellowstone's latest plan to harness use of snowmobiles in the one of the nation's greatest wildlife parks. Yellowstone NP to launch lottery for private snowmobile trips today ...

THURSDAY, SEPT. 4, 2014

TUESDAY, AUG. 19, 2014

Utah parks officially ban use of drones

PUBLIC LANDS -- National Parks in Utah are uniting to take action on the June proclamation to ban unmanned aircraft in national parks across the United States. Drones banned in ...

FRIDAY, AUG. 15, 2014

Record number of visitors to Glacier park in July

PUBLIC LANDS — National Park Service officials say July 2014 was the busiest that Glacier National Park has ever seen. The park service’s statistics office says nearly 700,000 people visited ...

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. ...

THURSDAY, AUG. 7, 2014

FRIDAY, JULY 18, 2014

TUESDAY, JULY 1, 2014

THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2014

Lightning: flashy way to die outdoors

OUTDOOR SAFETY -- Name the safest place to seek refuge if you are outdoors and a lighting storm moves in? Answer: An automobile -- totally safe, unless a tree blows down on ...

MONDAY, JUNE 23, 2014

FRIDAY, JUNE 20, 2014

Unmanned aircraft banned from national parks

PUBLIC LANDS -- National Park Service lands across the United States, including the agency's national recreation areas such as Lake Roosevelt, are being ordered to prohibit launching, landing, or operating unmanned aircraft on lands and ...

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18, 2014

Father sets bar high as hiking/parenting role model

HIKING -- What's  your excuse for not getting your son or daughter out on the trail lately? James Geier, a retired law enforcement officer, celebrated Fathers Day by hiking with his 18-year-old son, ...

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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