Once, I took a class on building birdhouses. I thought it had all the basic carpentry skills I would need, no matter that the wood was precut. There was glue, nails, some paint, which seems the main fabric of any good home as far as I could tell. But being a home owner has taught me a few new things about building and myself.
The House of Representatives voted 196-180 on Friday to drop legal protections for gray wolves across the lower 48. The legislation will next head to the Senate.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is offering anglers opportunities for tight lines rather than long lines on the day after Thanksgiving.
Explore 120 acres that may be added to the Big Rock area of the Dishman Hills Conservation Area, Sunday
The Banff Mountain Film Festival’s Spokane lineup was selected today. Check out the films here.
It was a classic moviemaking scenario: One of the stars bails out during production and the new kid gets his shot at a role and comes up big. In this case, it was the latest Teton Gravity Research film “Far Out” presented by REI, and the new kid really is just a kid, Kai Jones, only 11 at the time.
As Montana grizzly bears have pushed beyond their usual mountain strongholds into the Bitterroot and Judith Basin areas, Washington state residents got a surprise visit this fall from a 476-pound grizzly west of the Pend Oreille River.
The House of Representatives will vote Friday on whether to delist gray wolves in the contiguous United States.
It’s eagle time.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Nov. 15
In a cavernous, and cold, warehouse in Airway Heights a group of Spokane Tribe of Indians fish biologists encircled a large, vicious-looking fish Tuesday.
Colville photographer Joanie Christian took this photo of a female common merganser while kayaking on the Colville River in late October.
Salmon and steelhead angling will remain closed from Buoy 10 to Hwy. 395 at Pasco through Dec. 31 on the Columbia River. Most tributaries remain open for salmon and steelhead fishing, but anglers are reminded to check for emergency fishing rule changes before heading out.
The Washington Butterfly Association will have a meeting on Wednesday. The meeting will be held at the Downtown Public Library in Room 1B and will run from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
The Idaho Fish and Game Commission will meet Tuesday and Wednesday at the Panhandle Regional Office at 2885 W. Kathleen Ave. in Coeur d’Alene.
The fate of the mountain caribou highlights the myriad ways in which habitat degradation impacts the natural world. And, it illustrates the unsavory choices conservationists often make about which species live and which die.
High adventure. Adrenaline. Introspection. Fear and awe. All will be on display at the Banff Mountain Film Festival in Spokane this coming weekend.
Volunteerism and collaboration appear to be replacing a U.S. Forest Service proposal to charge a recreation fee to enter the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area.
Despite what you might think, it’s still possible to travel to Cuba.
Voting for the Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness annual photo contest opened Wednesday.
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