FRIDAY, JUNE 20, 2014

Fires prompt shooting ban on Wenas Wildlife Area

PUBLIC LANDS -- The entire Wenas Wildlife Area has been closed to target shooting until Oct. 1 after several wildfires have burned the property near Ellensburg, the Washington Department of Fish and ...



Spokane County Parks has plan for Antoine Peak

PUBLIC LANDS -- Spokane County Parks Department has created an access and management plan for the 1,066-acre Antoine Peak Conservation Area in Spokane Valley. The plan will be presented in an ...


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 ...

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 19, 2014

Regional Trails Plan is foundation for growth

TRAILS -- The big effort recently invested in updating Spokane County's 2008 Regional Trails Plan has resulted in maps and details important to everyone from hikers to developers. The Spokane County Commissioners approved ...

MONDAY, JAN. 6, 2014

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, ...


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, JUNE 25, 2013

MONDAY, JUNE 24, 2013

TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2013

Spokane County seeks Antoine Peak access addition

PUBLIC LANDS -- A proposal to purchase a 9.5-acre addition to an access site for the 1,066-acre Antoine Peak Conservation Area is on the agenda for today's Spokane County Commission meeting. Antoine ...

TUESDAY, MAY 7, 2013

SUNDAY, APRIL 21, 2013

Overhaul begins on trails in Dishman Hills Natural Area

CONSERVATION -- About 200 volunteers chipped in today to start a major revamping of the Dishman Hills Natural Area trail system. Groups such as the Spokane Mountaineers and Gonzaga University student programs turned out ...

FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 2013

Conservation Futures could add two choice spots

PUBLIC LANDS -- The Spokane County Conservation Futures Program is asking county commissioners to preserve 920 acres on the west flank of Mica Peak and15 acres at a geological site between ...

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