Outdoors

THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 2014

Grizzly bear at home on the range

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- No cowboys were trying to rope this stray and put their own brand on it Tuesday, for good reason. Western Montana outdoor photographer Jaime Johnson had been sitting in ...

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4, 2014

Event for homeowners managing forests on small acreage

HABITAT -- An “out-in-the-woods” educational event on June 21 will provide useful, timely, and unbiased information designed to meet the needs of landowners with five to 500 acres of forest in Eastern Washington ...

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 2014

Oregon rancher kills 500-pound black bear

WILDLIFE -- A huge black bear by Oregon standards has been killed by a rancher legally defending the family's property. Hunters are scratching their heads wondering how they missed seeing ...

THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 2014

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 2014

MONDAY, MARCH 17, 2014

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 22, 2014

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 9, 2013

THURSDAY, OCT. 11, 2012

Washington wildlife commission’s wolf hearing detailed

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- Andy Walgamott of Northwest Sportsman magazine monitored the entire presentation and comment period of Friday's Fish and Wildlife Commission meeting devoted to Washington's wolf management activities. I listened to ...


THURSDAY, SEPT. 20, 2012

MONDAY, SEPT. 10, 2012

Northeast WA wolf saga continues

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- No report yet on whether more Wedge Pack wolves have been killed in northern Stevens County as they continue to kill cattle while eluding the guns and ...

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 29, 2012

WEDNESDAY, MAY 23, 2012

Wolf likely killed calf at Methow ranch

 ENDANGERED SPECIES -- A Methow Valley rancher may get the distinction of receiving Washington's first compensation for livestock killed by wolves. State and federal wildlife managers have determined that wolves likely ...

TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2012

Cougar’s rampage on llamas stumps wildlife experts

PREDATORS -- Wildlife Services agents dispatched a 175-pound mountain lion near Helena, Mont., recently after the cat killed at least six llamas and left them uneaten.  Sport-killing behavior is rare for cougars, and officials ...

MONDAY, FEB. 27, 2012

Wolf verified roaming through Kalispell

WILDLIFE ENCOUNTERS -- A wolf was caught on tape by a police cruiser's dash cam roaming through northwest Kalispell.  The video and tracks were confirmed as a radio collared wolf ...

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2011

TUESDAY, SEPT. 13, 2011


TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2011


Some critter spared by ‘iron curtain’

HUNTING  – Barbed-wire fences have scarred, crippled or killed wildlife ranging from birds to elk since it was stretched across the West beginning in the 1870s. But this photo suggests ...

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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