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As Canada and the United States start negotiations over the Columbia River Treaty, the University of Montana will host a conference to discuss the future of rivers flowing through western Montana.
The annual Fly Fishing Film Tour plays at the Panida Theater in downtown Sandpoint on Saturday.
With spring fast approaching, it’s a good time to renew your knowledge – and fear – of ticks. The March science cafe presentation “Beware of Ticks” is scheduled Wednesday, hosted by the INCS.
New simplified fishing rules will go into effect throughout Washington in July. Changes in season-opening dates call for the majority of rivers and streams to open the Saturday before Memorial Day and stay open through Oct. 31, unless otherwise noted, said Steve Thiesfeld the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife’s inland fish program manager.
John Corbin remembers tent cities in Alaska in the 1980s during the booming king crab seasons. The commercial fisherman said upward of 50 guys a day would walk the docks looking for work. Those days are gone.
It took 103 years for Glacier National Park’s Sperry Chalet to succumb to the elements. It’s going to take just over two years to restore its glory – weather permitting.
Washington’s gray wolf population increased for the ninth consecutive year according to an annual statewide survey, but the increases continue to be primarily in the wolf-rich northeastern quarter of the state.
A Yakima-area bow hunter bagged a nearly 300-pound buck last fall. In the process he set a new state record.
WILDLIFE – Hunting for antlers left behind by big game animals? Remember to not disturb the animals, the Idaho Fish and Game Department warns in a news release. “It’s important to remember that while we’re having an early case of spring fever, animals are still trying to get through winter,” the news release states. “Although this winter has been relatively mild and adult survival will likely be high, young animals – especially fawns – might still be struggling to get through their first winter.”
Just in case no one had warned you, be aware that today marks the Ides of March. “Beware the Ides of March” were words of caution offered by a soothsayer to a certain legendary Roman dictator, penned by William Shakespeare in his play “Julius Caesar.”
It’s a peaceful river valley, one in which it’s not uncommon to see moose, beaver, bald eagles and blue herons. What’s more, this thin slice of wilderness is just minutes from busy north Spokane.
The annual Big Horn Outdoor Adventure Show starts on Thursday.
March is the time hikers bare their soles to lowland trails where most of the snow has disappeared and buttercups are blooming.
Idaho Fish and Game officials killed 10 wolves in an effort to improve elk survival rates in northern Idaho.
Alan Liere’s weekly fishing and hunting report for March 15.
Spokane will see warm weather and rain through the end of this week and into the weekend, according to the National Weather Service.
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Over the past two weeks, six people have died in avalanches in Washington State.
Everyone who lives on this artsy destination just an hour from downtown Seattle says pretty much the same thing.
A small group of hunters from Orofino is determined to change the way the Idaho Department of Fish and Game manages the region’s whitetail deer herds.
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