TUESDAY, DEC. 9, 2014

TUESDAY, OCT. 7, 2014

Raise a cold one to youth outdoor education

OUTDOORS -- Join the North Idaho folks from Selkirk Outdoor Leadership and Education (SOLE) and NoLi Brewhouse for the kick-off of a community fund-raiser for youth outdoor education programs. The event is set for 4 p.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, at Idaho Pour Authority, 203...


Ferris teacher stars on National Geographic survival series

SURVIVAL -- Survival instructor, wilderness guide and former Ferris High School science teacher Hazen Audel is starring in an innovative series on the National Geographic TV series called Surviving the Tribe. The program debuted this summer and the shows are available "on demand" if you...

TUESDAY, NOV. 5, 2013

Adventurer kills, eats faithful dog in 2-month survival epic

ADVENTURE -- Here's a Canadian survival story with an unusual twist that has some animal lovers saying a desperate man made a heartless decision. But doctors treating Marco Lavoie after his rescue in the wilderness of northern Quebec say he may not have survived his...

TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 2013

Sign up for Washington women’s fall outdoor weekend clinics

GETTING OUTDOORS -- Women age 18 and older can learn the basics of fishing, hunting, and other outdoor skills at a weekend workshop Sept. 13-15 that includes sessions led by Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) experts and other certified instructors. The annual women...


Outdoors daughter flexes mussel, eats weeds

FORAGING -- Who says college grads can't make a living? My daughter, Hillary, is using skills she learned as a camp trip leader and kayak guide to make nutritional ends meet with a little Northwest foraging during a recent outing with her sister in the...

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14, 2012

Vehicle emergency kit cheap insurance for winter travelers

WINTER TRAVEL -- Slippery roads this week are a reminder that drivers should be prepared for mishaps that might catch stuck, stranded or off the road in winter conditions. A bag of items stashed in your vehicle could spell the difference between comfort and misery...

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2012

Broken cell phone still functions as survival tool

SURVIVAL -- Although you should never depend on a cell phone to be your ticket safety in an outdoor survival situation, it has obvious benefits -- if the battery isn't dead, if it works, if you have coverage, etc. But even if you cell phone...


Survival classes offered at EWU

OUTDOOR LEARNING – A pair of two-day survival courses, involving a classroom session and a field day, are being offered in July at Eastern Washington University. The courses, Primitive Survival and Outdoor Survival Skills, each pack a weekend with instruction and practice at building survival...

TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2011

EWU outdoor classes focus on leadership, survival

OUTDOOR SKILLS– Whether you’re a church group leader or a solo adventurer, you can benefit from short summer outdoor courses in skills such as rafting and kayaking offered by Eastern Washington University. Veteran outdoor recreation professor Paul Green is offering two special courses: Outdoor Leadership,...

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