This weekend is the annual Mt. Spokane Ski Swap. Close to 4,000 are expected to descend upon the Spokane County Fairgrounds and dig through the roughly 25,000 new and used items for sale. It can be an overwhelming experience.
Spokane Valley is planning more than $1.1 million in improvements to Browns Park that include landscaping, a walking path with lighting, a restroom and picnic shelters.
After the mother grizzly bear finished mauling him, after he rubbed the bear spray from his eyes, hiked a half-mile cradling a broken arm, Bob Legasa found himself under attack from a more unpredictable and entirely more vicious animal.
Records released this week show that an Oregon woman likely killed in a cougar attack near Mount Hood suffered a broken neck and had over a dozen puncture wounds to the nape of her neck.
Matt Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Oct. 18
Spokane Valley’s Jaimie Belknap became a finalist in Extreme Huntress, a national hunting competition, in June.
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will offer 12 free days next year. On free days, visitors won’t need a Discover Pass to visit state parks by vehicle.
When driving into Silver Star Mountain Resort near Vernon, British Columbia, you enter a colorful village modeled after an 1800s-era mining town that feels a bit like visiting a theme park.
Climate change is, nearly by definition, an overwhelming subject.
A study of sturgeon in Hells Canyon determined a significant portion of the long-lived fish have hooks and other fishing tackle in their digestive tracts, but they seem to be able to process and pass the metal without harm.
A busy season of trail work and maintenance is winding to a close in the Spokane area.
Spokane alpinist Jess Roskelley will speak at Mountain Gear (2002 N. Division St.) on Nov. 1 at 7 p.m.
Washington’s Wolf Advisory Group is looking for new candidates to serve on the citizen committee that advises the department on wolf recovery and management.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will stock roughly 147,000 trout in Washington lakes this fall, according to a news release.
With winter just around the corner, the Spokane Nordic Ski Association has started trail preparation on Mount Spokane.
“Don’t you dare tell me to take up swimming,” I warn the surgeon. He’s is visibly struggling not to roll his eyes.
Although archaeology has been around for centuries, “ice patch” archaeology really became a new discipline in 1991 when Otzi the Iceman – a 5,000-year-old body nearly perfectly preserved – was found high in the Italian-Austrian Alps by hikers.
A 900-pound grizzly wandered into the garage of a Hutterite Colony in Montana, Wednesday.
Emily Stevenson was depressed. The Gonzaga student hadn’t slept well in three years. The rigors of her engineering school work threatened to overwhelm her.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Oct. 18
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