Outdoors

TUESDAY, SEPT. 30, 2014


Washington eyes taxes to support state parks

PUBLIC LANDS --  A task force appointed by the governor has recommended bringing back two unpopular taxes to help fund Washington state parks and boost the outdoor recreation industry. The ...

MONDAY, SEPT. 22, 2014

THURSDAY, SEPT. 18, 2014

Plan ahead for free entry at federal, state lands

PUBLIC LANDS -- Federal land managers offer free entry to parks, forests, U.S. Bureau of Land management lands, refuges and other national interest lands where fees are charged on certain holidays scattered through the year. ...

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 10, 2014

Mt. Spokane ski area expansion comments extended

WINTERSPORTS -- The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is extending the period for public comments on options for the expansion of the downhill ski area at Mount Spokane State ...

THURSDAY, AUG. 21, 2014

Mount Spokane ski area expansion options released

STATE PARKS -- The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission has released two proposals regarding the expansion of Mount Spokane State Park. Public comments on the proposals will be accepted ...

THURSDAY, AUG. 14, 2014


Plan ahead for free entry at federal, state lands

PUBLIC LANDS -- Federal land managers offer free entry to parks, forests, U.S. Bureau of Land management lands, refuges and other national interest lands where fees are charged on certain holidays scattered through the year. ...

THURSDAY, JULY 31, 2014

SUNDAY, JULY 20, 2014

TUESDAY, JULY 15, 2014

FRIDAY, JUNE 20, 2014

THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2014

State Parks pass can buy you a free lunch

PUBLIC LANDS -- The value of a Washington state Discover Pass is going up. The $30 annual pass, required on vehicles in state parks and many other state lands, also ...

THURSDAY, JUNE 5, 2014

Plan ahead for free entry at federal, state lands

PUBLIC LANDS -- Federal land managers offer free entry to parks, forests, U.S. Bureau of Land management lands, refuges and other national interest lands where fees are charged on certain holidays scattered through the year. ...

THURSDAY, MAY 29, 2014

MONDAY, MAY 12, 2014

FRIDAY, MAY 9, 2014

Nine Mile boat launch improvements complete

BOATING – Boat launch renovations at Nine Mile Recreation Area, 11226 W. Charles Rd., on Lake Spokane (Long Lake) have been completed and the site is open for the season. Riverside State ...

WEDNESDAY, MAY 7, 2014

Hear sounds under night sky at Steamboat Rock

CAMPING -- In case you've forgotten what it's like to camp out under the stars, Spokane photographer Craig Goodwin reminds us by devoting a sleepless night using his camera and recording night sounds at ...

THURSDAY, MAY 1, 2014

THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2014

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 ...

THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 2014

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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