Thistles, some stacked on trailers two or three high, were already arriving Thursday afternoon as a stiff breeze moved through Sandpoint.
Gaunt and heavily tattooed with smoke (from the cigarette dangling between his lips) nuzzling the bill of a filthy Portland Trail Blazers hat, Greg Pruett is about the last person you’d imagine cleaning up the Spokane River. And yet, on July 8 Pruett is doing just that. One heave at a time.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife reminds prospective hunters to complete their hunter education class before hunting season.
Cowiche Creek is a good place to start when it comes to salmon and steelhead success stories in the Yakima Basin.
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.
It started in 1990 with some boredom, a tent and a tight budget.
Three triathletes share what the Valley Girl meant to them. The 16th annual Valley Girl Triathlon, which moved to Medical Lake from Liberty Lake last year, on Sunday will be the final running of the area’s first women-only triathlon.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for July 17
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 spokesman.com/outdoors.
The public is invited to attend a meeting of members of the Washington and Oregon fish and wildlife commissions to discuss next steps in the review of salmon management on the Columbia River.
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.
Despite facing a $20 million budget shortfall, Washington’s wildlife management agency will not be making significant cuts.
When he looks back at his nearly five decades of fish and wildlife related public service, one memory stands above the rest for Larry Cassidy.
Wolves, bears, prescribed burning and more were discussed during a virtual Q&A session Monday.
Spokane’s nonprofit climbing coalition announced that it is on track to build a toilet at the Deep Creek climbing area in Riverside State Park. The bathroom will be completed in the spring.
Wolves from the Grouse Flats pack killed a calf in Asotin County around July 8, according to a Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife news release.
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.
Spokane climbers Scott Coldiron and the late Jess Roskelley have made the long list for one of the world’s most prestigious climbing awards.
The public comment period on a U.S. Fish and Wildlife proposal to delist gray wolves will close, Monday.