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Guidelines posted for hiking near mountain goats

HIKING -- Reports of aggressive mountain goats have forced rangers once again to close some trails in Olympic National Park, where a hiker was gored and killed by a goat two years ago. Hikers can play ...

FRIDAY, AUG. 17, 2012

Volunteers needed for trail work at area parks

TRAILS – Trails at Liberty Lake, Mount Spokane and the Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge are scheduled for rerouting or maintenance projects by the Washington Trails Association in the ...

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 15, 2012

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Helpers needed for trail project at Liberty Lake

TRAILS – Helpers are needed for a series of Liberty Lake trail rerouting projects on the 7-mile loop trail at Liberty Lake County Park, starting next Sunday, organized by the Washington Trails ...

TUESDAY, SEPT. 13, 2011

MONDAY, AUG. 29, 2011

Spokane-area trail work projects fall into place

VOLUNTEERING OUTDOORS -- Helpers are needed for two reconstruction projects on popular trails near Spokane this month. The Washington Trails Association is coordinating the work as follows: Mount Spokane, Sept. 1 ...

WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2011

Mount Spokane trail project volunteers needed

STATE PARKS -- After years of effort and the approval of a park master plan, the coast is clear for organized volunteer groups to work with park managers to re-route and improve the ...

FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2011

Volunteers giving TLC to popular trails

PUBLIC LANDS - More volunteers are needed for upcoming outings that combine learning traditional skills and the camaraderie of group camping with maintaining popular northeastern Washington trails. Three projects organized ...

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2011

‘State of Our Trails’ program set for Thursday

TRAILS– Efforts to maintain and develop some of the region’s standout trails will be presented at the annual “state of our trails” program organized by the Inland Northwest Trails Coalition ...

FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2011

Iller Creek trail project needs volunteers

COUNTY PARKS -- The National Trails Day weekend work project scheduled for Liberty Lake County Park has been changed to put more muscle to Spokane County’s popular Iller Creek Conservation ...

FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2011

Weekend’s outdoor schedule has much to do, learn

OUTDOORS ACTIVITIES -- The weekend is packed with outdoor activities and educational programs scheduled in this area.  Click for details. SATURDAY Turnbull Wildlife Refuge community planting day and potluck  Best in ...

THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2011

TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2011

Hikers plan scenic vacations around maintaining trails

TRAILS -- The Salmo-Priest Wilderness is on the Washington Trails Association's list of 10 signature projects for trail construction and maintenance in 2011. That means the little wilderness gem in northeastern Washington and a ...

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2011

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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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