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Regional trails plan unveiled Tuesday at REI

TRAILS -- An update to the 2008 Spokane County Regional Trails Plan will help integrate routes for walkers, runners, skaters, cyclists and equestrians into planning and development as the population grows, ...

MONDAY, DEC. 16, 2013

TUESDAY, JULY 2, 2013

Time to comment on regional trails plan

TRAILS -- The Spokane County Regional Trails Plan, which provides guidance for local, state and federal agencies in developing new trails and maintaining existing routes, is open to public comment ...

TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2013

Route of the Hiawatha bike trail opens Saturday

TRAILS -- The Route of The Hiawatha rail-trail near Lookout Pass is set to open for the 2013 summer season on Saturday (May 25). The 15-mile route for mountain biking or hiking follows the ...

TUESDAY, APRIL 16, 2013

THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2013

FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2013

Spokane Valley plans trail in city core

TRAILS -- A proposed bike-pedestrian trail through the heart of Spokane Valley will be discussed at a community workshop Monday, March 11, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Spokane ...

MONDAY, NOV. 5, 2012

FRIDAY, SEPT. 21, 2012

TUESDAY, AUG. 14, 2012

WEDNESDAY, MAY 23, 2012

Route of the Hiawatha opens Saturday

BICYCLING -- The Route of the Hiawatha rail trail near Lookout Pass will be open for the season starting Saturday, says Phil Edholm at Lookout Pass Ski Area. That's great news for ...

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2012

FRIDAY, FEB. 10, 2012

Congress considers wiping out trail funding

TRAILS -- The Inland Northwest, with its fabulous system of rail trails, has insight to what would be lost if a malicious defunding bill gets anywhere in Congress. The Rails to Trails ...

SUNDAY, JAN. 8, 2012

Ferry County Rail Trail skiers make do

WINTER SPORTS -- The mountains are in need of new snow for skiers an the hopes of river runners. But at the valley level north of Republic, Wash., there's boundless ...

TUESDAY, NOV. 22, 2011

Big snow: nordic skiers having fun, too

WINTER SPORTS -- Alpine skiers weren't the only ones reveling in the early onslaught of winter and the deep powder in the mountains last week. Cross-country skiers were having a ...

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2011

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2, 2011

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 28, 2011

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2011

‘State of Our Trails’ program set for Thursday

TRAILS– Efforts to maintain and develop some of the region’s standout trails will be presented at the annual “state of our trails” program organized by the Inland Northwest Trails Coalition ...

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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