Once, when I was between jobs and husbands, I got really depressed. I treated it by playing Minesweeper for about eight hours a day while chain smoking at my desk.
Spokane climber Jess Roskelley, 36, was attempting to climb a difficult route over the past two weeks on Howse Peak in Banff National Park with Austrian climbers David Lama and Hansjörg Auer.
Over the federal government’s 30-year effort to revive endangered red wolves in North Carolina, there have been many attempts by opponents to get rid of them. But to argue that the wolves engaged in so much sex with coyotes that the two species somehow became one? That was a novel approach.
After being overrun by goldfish, fish managers took the final step in restoring West Medical Lake’s trout fishery, last week.
Gary Miller took this photo of the roots of a long-fallen tree April 4 near Fishtrap Lake, Washington.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for April 18
The Idaho Trails Association is looking for volunteers to do maintenance work on April 27 on the English Point Trail No. 80 in the Idaho Panhandle National Forest. Volunteers will clean out water bars, cut back brush, clean mud off bridges and other tasks.
Looking for a good hike along with some insight into Spokane-area conservation lands?
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife commission adopted hunting seasons and regulations this month.
The scenic North Cascades Highway will open at 9 a.m., Thursday.
The snow and ice of the trail crunch and squeak below the sheet-metal screws drilled on the bottoms of my running shoes, a winter trail running hack. It’s about 25 degrees in February and sunny on Barr Trail, which winds 13 miles up Pikes Peak, at 14,115 feet, one of Colorado’s highest mountains.
The war is still being waged against lake trout in Yellowstone Lake, but fisheries biologists are seeing new trends that offer optimism, and anglers hunting cutthroat trout are seeing more and bigger fish.
Sophie Little regretted her decision instantly.
Ducks and dogs are proving to be a winning combination for artist Catherine Temple.
A group of conservation organizations is calling on wildlife officials in Wyoming and Idaho to require hunters to carry bear spray.
Two hard winters in a row are weakening the health of Yellowstone’s northern elk herd.
Even in our modern age of human domination, bears remain fearsome creatures that touch on primordial fears.
A solid snowpack in Idaho has river guides hoping for a good 2019 season.
Two male turkeys put on a show for a rather disinterested hen on Sunday. Cindy Miller took this photo along the Spokane River near Mead.
A documentary film following Spokane’s Brad Thiessen’s recovery from brain cancer will be shown Friday at REI (1125 N. Monroe St.)
Bye bye barbless? Anglers in Washington could soon have the choice to fish with barbed hooks while pursuing salmon, steelhead
Sat., April 6, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
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