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Sunday, July 21, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Sports >  Outdoors

Washington State kills wolf, enters review period

On Saturday, shooters killed a member of the Old Profanity Territory wolf pack. The legal killing was authorized by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife last week after members of the OPT pack repeatedly attacked cattle grazing on federal land.
Sports >  Outdoors

Reader photo: A sweet snack

A hummingbird snacks on bee balm last Thursday in Four Lakes. Bee balm is native to North America and is found mostly in wooded areas. Its colorful flowers are attractive to bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Web extra: Submit your own outdoors-related photographs for a chance to be published in our weekly print edition and browse our archive of past reader submissions online at
Sports >  Outdoors

Mima mounds and Missoula floods

UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 2:14 p.m.

Learn more about Eastern Washington’s dramatic ice-age history at an upcoming free public lecture hosted by the Ice Age Floods Institute July 18 from 7 to 9 p.m.
Sports >  Outdoors

Ammi Midstokke: When hard mountains make soft spirits

There is nothing quite as soul purifying as the uninterrupted vastness of nature, or the simple sounds of birds and bees toiling about their morning. Even the occasional flapping of my tent in the breeze could not disturb the sun-soaked alpine views.