Buck Alderman just doesn’t get it. On Tuesday the Post Falls resident hiked up Scotchman Peak northeast of Clark Fork, Idaho. On the way up a group of mountain goats approached him. They didn’t seem aggressive, Alderman said, so he let the goats flock around him. Some licked the salt off his skin.
After years of training, my 13-year-old daughter and I recently met a long-term goal of paddling a canoe down a whitewater river, day after day, without spills, swims or mishaps.
Fisheries managers for the Idaho Department of Fish and Game are beginning to get a clearer picture of last fall’s alarmingly low return of wild B-run steelhead.
Due to high fire danger, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources, working with Stevens County, has temporarily closed a portion of state land to shooting.
The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission on Wednesday approved a wolf hunting season this fall that allows for hunters to take up to 58 wolves, up from the 44 that were allowed to be hunted last year.
Reconstruction of the historic Sperry Chalet has begun.
Two wolves forced a seasonal U.S. Forest Service into a tree on Thursday.
A stinky situation has been avoided on the Salmon River, at least temporarily.
They say that we cannot rush our healing, but I am pretty sure “they” just don’t hike enough.
Many Spokane recreationists beat the crowds and noise of the Fourth of July by heading into the wilderness.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for July 12.
A boy flies through the air above Fish Lake while his friends watch from below. Photographer Melaine Williams captured this quintessential summer shot during the first weekend of July.
Britten Jay, a guide at the Silver Bow Fly Shop, came across a terrible sight Monday. Roughly a dozen dead redband trout floating in the Spokane River near the wastewater treatment plant.
Spokane authors Abby and Harley McAllister will present a free program on exploring national parks with kids at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave.
Suddenly, she’s walking faster. Nearly bouncing in her steps. Pulled forward as if hooked to an invisible string. She sees the Lochsa River and the memories from half a lifetime ago are flooding back.
Don’t run – not from a charging wild animal or the facts, wildlife experts say.
Riding the rails in a four-seater, pedal-powered rail buggy along the Pend Oreille River last weekend was a surprisingly complete outdoor experience.
Snaking upward into the dark, a line of headlamps twinkles in the cold darkness of an early alpine morning. Each light a climber. Each climber a collection of hopes, desires and fears.
Snow camping. Not everyone’s ideal form of father-son bonding.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for July 5.
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