Outdoors

TUESDAY, OCT. 21, 2014


Yakima River stretch opening for coho

FISHING -- A coho fishing season will open on the “middle” Yakima River on Wednesday, Oct. 22, -- for both hatchery and wild fish, the Washington Fish and Wildlife Department ...


Hanford Reach fall chinook still on the bite

FISHING -- "The number of anglers fishing for salmon in the Hanford Reach continues to slowly decline but the fishing remains excellent with 2.7 fall chinook landed per boat," says ...




Mt. Spokane ski area expansion meeting Nov. 19

STATE PARKS -- The controversial proposal to expand the downhill ski area at Mount Spokane State Park will get another public hearing in Spokane Valley next month. The Washington State ...


Idaho record coho caught on Clearwater

FISHING -- Idaho's first specific coho fishing season opened Friday on the Clearwater River and before the weekend was over, the state had a new record for coho salmon. Ethan ...

MONDAY, OCT. 20, 2014

Rare hunt for national park elk underway

HUNTING — A unique annual elk hunt in a national park began Saturday.   The Grand Teton National Park’s annual elk reduction program will run until Nov. 2.   Congress ...




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 ...



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 ...


SATURDAY, OCT. 18, 2014

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 ...

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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