Outdoors

THURSDAY, JULY 10, 2014

Poster reminds dog owners to bag it

PUBLIC LANDS -- Looks like Spokane isn't the only city in the USA where people think it's OK to let their dogs leave calling cards wherever the urge strikes.

THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2014

THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2014

Snow still plugs Mount Spokane summit road

STATE PARKS -- Roads and trails are clearing at Mount Spokane, but there's still plenty of snow in the upper elevations and timber. Warren Walker rode his bike Thursday and ...

MONDAY, MAY 12, 2014

TUESDAY, APRIL 29, 2014

Unethical marksmen shooting sport in the foot

SHOOTING -- Shooters have a widespread issue to deal with, regardless of their perspective on the mind-boggling surge in firearms sales in recent years and movements that have liberalized the ...

MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2014

Yellowstone Park roads opening to vehicles

PARKS – Snowplows at Yellowstone National Park opened the main road into Old Faithful over the weekend, marking the beginning of the spring tourist season. The East Entrance is scheduled to open ...


Volunteer for Palisades Park cleanup Saturday

TRAILS – Volunteers are needed for the annual Palisades Park Cleanup starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday. Meet at the intersection of Greenwood, Rimrock and Basalt roads. A tailgate party ...

MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014

Deep Creek hike has potential for discovery

HIKING -- My story about the visual pleasures of day hiking in April was published in the Sunday Outdoors section.  One of the hikes mentioned was Deep Creek Canyon in Riverside ...

MONDAY, MARCH 3, 2014

THURSDAY, FEB. 27, 2014

Great winter walking on plowed Rimrock Drive

HIKING -- Spokane has a choice snow-free place for a winter walk at Palisades City Park thanks to a maintenance issue that prompted plowing of Rimrock Drive overlooking Spokane Falls ...

FRIDAY, JAN. 3, 2014

Outdoor historic places saved-lost in 2013

Montana sites make national list of historic places saved, lost The National Trust for Historic Preservation released a list of 10 sites saved and 10 lost in 2013, with the ...

MONDAY, SEPT. 9, 2013

FRIDAY, AUG. 2, 2013

TUESDAY, JULY 2, 2013


Geese fouling Lewiston-Clarkston beaches

WILDLIFE -- Asotin resident Charlotte Tuttle detoured from the usual Asotin County Commissioners meeting Monday to let them know what's on the mind -- and feet -- of people visiting ...

FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 2013

FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2013

Boating facilities open early at Post Falls

BOATING – Below normal spring runoff has allowed Avista to stabilize Lake Coeur d’Alene at summer levels and expand boating opportunities about a week earlier than normal. The Spokane River ...

MONDAY, JUNE 10, 2013

THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2013

MONDAY, MAY 6, 2013

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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