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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 22, 2014


WEDNESDAY, OCT. 8, 2014

Don’t forget sea-kayaking basics

WATERSPORTS -- Fall is a fine time for sea kayaking around the region's waters, from Fishtrap Lake to the San Juan Islands. Even if you're an experience paddler, it's always ...

FRIDAY, SEPT. 19, 2014

MONDAY, SEPT. 15, 2014

TUESDAY, AUG. 26, 2014

SATURDAY, AUG. 23, 2014

TUESDAY, AUG. 12, 2014

Video: Whitewater kayaking carnage compiled

WATERSPORTS -- For every awesome video we've seen of kayakers skillfully negotiating whitewater rapids and waterfalls there are countless calamities, injuries and near-death experiences. Here's  a sampling. P.S. Think twice ...

MONDAY, AUG. 11, 2014

FRIDAY, AUG. 8, 2014

THURSDAY, JULY 3, 2014

Spokane River access open at stateline site

WATERSPORTS -- A launch site for drift boats, paddling craft and rafts has been remodeled and reopened at the stateline just downstream from the I-90 Bridge. The Stateline access site ...

FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2014


Racers hit Blackfoot in open canoes

WATERSPORTS --The 2014 Open Canoe Slalom National Championship starts today and runs through Sunday (June 29) near Missoula on the Blackfoot River upstream of the Roundup Fishing Access Site off ...


TUESDAY, JUNE 24, 2014

Post Falls Dam gates close; Spokane River flows drop

WATERSPORTS -- The Spokane River's flows have subsided enough for the spill gates at Post Falls Dam to be closed, Avista Utilities reports. That has allowed river recreation to open for the season starting ...

MONDAY, JUNE 16, 2014

FRIDAY, JUNE 6, 2014

Outdoor recreational outings offered to disabled

OUTDOOR RECREATION -- The St. Luke's Rehabilitation Institute's recreational therapy team is gearing up for a busy summer season of outdoor recreation fun for physically challenged adventurers of all ages. Outdoor ...

TUESDAY, MAY 27, 2014

MONDAY, MAY 12, 2014

Spokane paddlers offer canoe, kayak classes

PADDLING – The Spokane Canoe & Kayak Club is launching its annual series of paddling classes for canoeists as well as whitewater and sea kayakers starting next weekend. The classes ...

THURSDAY, MAY 1, 2014

Hydrologist: Ski now, paddle whitewater later

WINTERSPORTS -- Hold on to your spray skirts, kayakers.  The ski-snowshoe-snowboard season is not yet over. This week's weather foray into 70-degree temperatures isn't enough to trigger the big spring ...

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 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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