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SUNDAY, FEB. 12, 2017


SUNDAY, FEB. 12, 2017, 6 A.M.

Out and about

OUTDEAL – Canada’s national parks, celebrating their 150th anniversary this year, are rolling out the welcome mats by offering free entry. And the incentive will continue in 2018 with free admission for children under 18 – as well as for ...

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SATURDAY, FEB. 11, 2017


SATURDAY, FEB. 11, 2017, 6:30 A.M.

Ammi Midstokke: The outdoor playground of a grown up

By now, most of us know that growing up is totally overrated. I remember being fifteen and thinking that the freedoms of eighteen would never come. I could buy lottery tickets, rent porn on VHS, and vote. This pretty much sums up what I thought adulting was all about.

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FRIDAY, FEB. 10, 2017

THURSDAY, FEB. 9, 2017



THURSDAY, FEB. 9, 2017, 5:30 A.M.

In brief: Action shooters recruiting members

SHOOTING – The Action Training Group for reality based shooting events will meet Friday at 6 p.m., at Sportsman’s Warehouse, 6720 N. Division St. The group, which meets the second Friday of each month, organizes volunteers and participants in shooting ...

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 8, 2017


WEDNESDAY, FEB. 8, 2017, 7 P.M.

Alan Liere: Baby, it’s Cold Outside – inside too!

Many years ago, recently divorced, I was living in a trailer at Loon Lake. It was a tough winter, much like this one, and in early February, my hair often froze when I got out of the shower. I was younger and poorer then, and I accepted frozen hair as one of the punishments I had to endure for having let a marriage fail – guilt, compensation, and all that.

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 8, 2017, 2:34 P.M.

Sloppy winter storm yields to sunshine this weekend

The next couple of days are expected to bring more heavy winter weather with rain, snow and freezing rain likely throughout the region. The type of precipitation that falls depends a lot on location and timing. An “atmospheric river” of ...

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 8, 2017, 1:53 P.M.

Alan Liere’s weekly fish and game report for Dec. 8

Fly FishingThe Spokane River above Hangman Creek or the upper river near Silver Bow Fly Shop and into Idaho should fish okay. Streamer fishing has been most consistent all winter.Salmon and steelheadSteelhead fishing was excellent last week on the Clearwater ...

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