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A Canada lynx is photographed by a trail cam at a bait station for a North Idaho carnivore study. (Multi-species Baseline Initiative)

In brief: Canada lynx get some protection

Canada lynx will be listed as threatened throughout the Lower 48 states, federal officials announced Thursday. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has designated nearly 39,000 square miles of critical habitat for the rare forest cat, including federal land in north-central Washington, North Idaho, the …

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Wes Sifford has used all-terrain vehicles to take him into the woods since he was a boy. (Thomas Clouse photos)

Wounded bull eludes bow hunter

A morning of what appeared to be a promising bow hunt Wednesday for a Coeur d’Alene man turned into a day-long ordeal that ended with a hunt he will never forget and will always regret. Wes Sifford, 24, had earlier in the week scouted an …

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Weekly hunting and fishing report

Fly fishing The Fish Washington website ( wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/washington) has expanded to provide the “whens, wheres and how-tos” for fishing Washington’s high-elevation lakes. It now has fishing information for hundreds of high lakes, including 60 “getting started” lakes. Features include fish stocking data, access details and …

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Wounded bull eludes bow hunter
Weekly hunting and fishing report
Field reports: Pacific Fishery panel meeting in Spokane
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Celebrating 50 years of the Wilderness Act
Landers: Record run should give all anglers shot at a king
Weekly hunting and fishing report
In brief: CdA Casino’s Last Catch Pike Tourney approaches
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Landers: Mount Spokane ski park plans may be nearing finalization
In brief: Groups help state acquire elk habitat near Yakima
Field reports: Mount Spokane land classifications affect ski area expansion
Field Reports: Lookout Pass expansion proposals presented
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Tieton River offers one last rush of whitewater thrills
Landers: Next-level paddling, making the jump from cruising to serious sport
Flight of passage: popular pastime at CdA’s Tubbs Hill entices thrill seekers
Tubbs Hill main trail getting an upgrade this fall
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Out & About: Fishers back home in Olympics
Landers: Huckleberry season has pickers bursting with excitement
Handouts to deer just a bad idea
Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge: Marsh trail packed with features
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Celebrating 50 years of the Wilderness Act
Recreation Calendar
Huckleberry Haiku celebrates year’s bumper crop
In brief: Groups help state acquire elk habitat near Yakima
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Couple's key to bike safety is preparation
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Out & About: Groups to update ‘State of the Trails’
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Out & About: Groups revive monthly programs
Out & About: South Hill bluff trail access closing
Out & About: Anglers trashing privilege at West Medical Lake
Out & About: Fishers back home in Olympics


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Landers: Record run should give all anglers shot at a king

The curtain has opened on the last act in the Columbia River system’s “Year of the Salmon.” The performance began with good returns of spring chinook followed by this summer’s post-dams record returns of sockeye and a great showing of coho. Now the big stars …


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