Outdoors

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 27, 2014




Photo: Nighthawk takes a break

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- As many times as I've seen common nighthawks swooping and scooping bugs out of the sky with their distinctive staccato chirps, I've never seen one resting on ...


TUESDAY, AUG. 26, 2014




Idaho joins hunt for citizen wolf observations

PREDATORS -- Idaho is asking the public to help in the task of monitoring the whereabouts of wolves. "Scouting for upcoming hunting seasons, huckleberry picking, and general late summer recreating ...


Idaho offers youth pheasant hunting clinic

HUNTING -- This youth pheasant hunting clinic near Genesee, Idaho, isn't until Oct. 4, but sign up early. Space is limited. Requirements: Kids must be ages 10-16 with Idaho hunting ...


Fish biolgist hopes anglers clean up their act

FISHING -- In case you missed this disturbing but  important heads up published on  Sunday.... Fishermen may be trashing their privilege to use a fishing access to West Medical Lake. ...

MONDAY, AUG. 25, 2014


Lentil Festival runs out of gas

BICYCLING -- I'm getting this second hand, but some Spokane bicyclists who traveled to Pullman for the organized bike tour associated with the annual Lentil Festival came home, shall we ...


Hanford Reach chinook not biting, yet

FISHING -- Patience. A record run of fall chinook is headed to the Hanford Reach of the Columbia River below Priest Rapids Dam. But they ain't there yet, according to ...


Annual Spokane River Clean-up canceled

CONSERVATION -- The Spokane River Clean-up, an annual volunteer event started in 2003, is canceled for this year. Tim Sanger of Friends of the Falls said in a media release ...



Volunteers sign up for annual cleanup of ocean beaches

CONSERVATION --Washington CoastSavers has opened registration for participating in the International Coastal Cleanup, Sept. 20, 2014. Volunteers can select from dozens of beaches to clean in Washington, from the Long ...

SUNDAY, AUG. 24, 2014

SATURDAY, AUG. 23, 2014


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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