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Cyclocross — look at those mudders go!

BICYCLING -- Cyclocross is "the steeplechase of bicycling, a hybrid sport of mountain biking and road racing," according to one rider in Sandpoint last weekend, where S-R photographer Jesse Tinsley caught ...

THURSDAY, JULY 11, 2013

Alaska Highway cyclists lauded for packing bear spray

WILDLIFE ENCOUNTERS -- "Credit them for having bear spray," said Nancy Campbell, Environment Yukon spokeswoman in Whitehorse, referring to a Sandpoint bicycle tourist who, while separated from his companions, was chased ...

TUESDAY, JULY 9, 2013

MONDAY, MAY 20, 2013

Walk-run benefits Bay Trail at Sandpoint

TRAIL – Introduce yourself to the developing Pend Oreille Bay Trail near Sandpoint with a running OR walking benefit on June 1, National Trails Day. Pre-register online by May 28 for the ...

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013

MONDAY, FEB. 11, 2013

The S-R’s top outdoors stories of the week

Heres a list of top recent outdoors stories in The Spokesman-Review: Anglers Hook It and Cook It at Alaska fishing event Nordic skiing trails sprout near Sandpoint Out & About: ...

FRIDAY, AUG. 3, 2012

Ospreys to be featured during Festival at Sandpoint

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Ospreys are going to grab a little of the spotlight Sunday (Aug. 5) during the popular Festival at Sandpoint musical extravaganza. Biologist Janie Fink, founder of Birds of Prey Northwest, ...

TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 2012

Youth outdoor program teaches teen leadership

OUTDOOR EDUCATION -- The Sandpoint-based Selkirk Outdoor Leadership & Education (SOLE) is offering two five-day outdoor leadership programs for teens in August. Boosted by a grant from The North Face, cost ...

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THURSDAY, JULY 7, 2011

Forest Service taps new Sandpoint District Ranger

NATIONAL FORESTS -- A Forest Service administrator in Vermont has been named the new Sandpoint District ranger by Idaho Panhandle National Forests acting forest supervisor Maggie Pittman. Erik Walker, Deputy ...

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 2011

Sandpoint Monday Hikers on the go for 20 years

HIKING -- The  list of area hiking clubs that ran with my Sunday Outdoors feature on hiking clubs left out one with some history, said Rosalyn Clark of Sandpoint. The Bonner County Monday Hikers ...

TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2011

Volunteers spiff up Sandpoint’s Sand Creek

STEWARDSHIP -- About 40 volunteers chipped in Saturday to remove trash from the shoreline along Sand Creek in downtown Sandpoint during the annual Sand Creek Clean Up. The helpers were organized ...

SUNDAY, APRIL 17, 2011

Sandpoint Earth Day Festival a hit with kids

ENVIRONMENT -- Friday is Earth Day, and Sandpoint groups are making a point to get the whole family involved. Sandpoint’s Earth Day Festival is set for 4 p.m.-8 p.m. at the Sandpoint ...

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 8, 2010

Winter sport clinics and films in Sandpoint

WINTER SPORTS -- The Friends of the Scotchman Peaks and Idaho Conservation League are sponsoring a winter backcountry film festival Friday and winter outdoor skills workshops on Saturday in Sandpoint.Winter backcountry films ...

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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