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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 10, 2014

Yellowstone opens lottery for snowmobilers

WINTERSPORTS -- Here's Yellowstone's latest plan to harness use of snowmobiles in the one of the nation's greatest wildlife parks. Yellowstone NP to launch lottery for private snowmobile trips today ...

TUESDAY, SEPT. 2, 2014

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 13, 2014


Snowshoeing hut shapes up at Mount Spokane

WINTERSPORTS -- Volunteers are putting finishing touches on the new winter shelter primarily geared for snowshoers at Mount Spokane State Park. The hut is 1.25 miles up the Lower Kit ...

THURSDAY, JULY 24, 2014

THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 2014

Forest Service updates snowmobiling travel plan

WINTERSPORTS -- Snowmobiling rules send mixed messages and where the machines are allowed to roam, groups say. USFS releases updated over-snow travel management plan Snowmobiling groups applauded the U.S. Forest ...

THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2014

Mount Shuksan avalanche kills skier

WINTERSPORTS -- The National Parks Service says one skier was killed Wednesday in a North Cascades National Park peak after getting swept by an avalanche. An avalanche triggered on Mount Shuksan Wednesday ...

WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 2014

TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2014

TUESDAY, APRIL 29, 2014

Stevens Pass Ski Area reports record season

WINTERSPORTS -- More than 406,000 guests visited Stevens Pass ski area last winter making 2013-14 its largest season since visits have been electronically tracked.  While much of the West Coast saw below ...

THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2014

Avalanche warning for Mount Rainier, Cascades

WINTERSPORTS -- It's spring, but wintery conditions still have a hold on the Cascades. The National Weather Service is warning of avalanches on the west slopes of the Cascades in ...

MONDAY, APRIL 7, 2014

SUNDAY, MARCH 30, 2014

Iditarod snowmobile Diary: Day 21

SNOWMOBILING -- Bob Jones of Kettle Falls and Josh Rindal of Spokane have repeated their effort to follow Alaska's Iditarod Sled Dog Race by snowmobile in starting in February and finishing on March 21, ...

FRIDAY, MARCH 28, 2014

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 2014

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19, 2014

Iditarod snowmobile Diary: Day 20

SNOWMOBILING -- Bob Jones of Kettle Falls and Josh Rindal of Spokane are repeating their effort to follow Alaska's Iditarod Sled Dog Race by snowmobile in February and March 2014.   See ...

TUESDAY, MARCH 18, 2014

Iditarod snowmobile Diary: Day 19

SNOWMOBILING -- Bob Jones of Kettle Falls and Josh Rindal of Spokane are repeating their effort to follow Alaska's Iditarod Sled Dog Race by snowmobile in February and March 2014.   See ...

MONDAY, MARCH 17, 2014

Iditarod snowmobile Diary: Day 18

SNOWMOBILING -- Bob Jones of Kettle Falls and Josh Rindal of Spokane are repeating their effort to follow Alaska's Iditarod Sled Dog Race by snowmobile in February and March 2014.   See ...

SUNDAY, MARCH 16, 2014

Iditarod snowmobile Diary: Day 17

SNOWMOBILING -- Bob Jones of Kettle Falls and Josh Rindal of Spokane are repeating their effort to follow Alaska's Iditarod Sled Dog Race by snowmobile in February and March 2014.   See ...

SATURDAY, MARCH 15, 2014

Iditarod snowmobile Diary: Day 16

SNOWMOBILING -- Bob Jones of Kettle Falls and Josh Rindal of Spokane are repeating their effort to follow Alaska's Iditarod Sled Dog Race by snowmobile in February and March 2014.   See ...

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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