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Methow Trails is hosting a free Nordic ski day, Friday, January 26.
PARKS – The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will consider projects for potential grant funding for 2019-21, Thursday. Acquisition candidates include properties in and near existing state parks. Development candidates include: beach restorations, ADA accessibility, pedestrian bridges and decking and railing of trestles for long-distance rail trails, according to a news release. Unfunded 2017-19 projects could be considered for the upcoming 2019-21 grant cycle.
Younger Americans are hitting the road in search of adventure, but still want the comforts of home.
Two Washington bills, targeting trespassers in Clark County, could have statewide implications for anglers and boaters.
Pedal across the state and raise money for refugee resettlement. This June, World Relief Seattle is planning a bike ride across Washington State, starting from Seattle and ending in Spokane.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking for public input on proposed hunting regulations for the 2018-20 seasons.
Winter Trails Day is being celebrated Saturday (Jan. 20) at Schweitzer Mountain with free access to the snowshoe and Nordic trails plus three free hosted hikes for newbies.
Beloved Spokane bike mechanic Dave Mannino left an imprint on Spokane. His impact
Introducing kids to skiing and snowboarding is a big investment for parents. There’s no guarantee time and money spent will result in a freshly-minted enthusiast. But the fifth grade passport program lets you try before you buy.
North Dakota’s Game and Fish Department is making 502 any-deer bow licenses available to out-of-state hunters this year.
Thirty years ago, prompted by a then yet unexamined desire for adventure and escape, Sally Vantress-Lodato walked away from a successful career and biked around the world. Alone.
HIKING – The Friends of the Scotchman Peaks 12th winter hike series starts January 20. Join a guided winter hike in the Scotchman Peaks proposed wilderness areas. The hikes range in difficulty from easy to very strenuous. FSPW Executive Director Phil Hough will lead the season’s first hike, Saturday. Saturday’s moderate hike will take participants from Lightning Creek to Regal Creek Trail.
It’s 2019 and we’re skiing Chair 6 at
My old English setter was melted into his dog bed Tuesday morning. He was stiff but fulfilled from closing out Washington’s upland bird hunting season Monday afternoon with a nose full of sage and quail scent.
Under normal circumstances it’s a major faux pas to ask someone’s weight. And many, when asked, might shave a few pounds off in the telling.
Alan Liere’s weekly fishing-hunting report for Jan. 18.
Warmer temperatures and rain, mixed with brief spurts of snow, will continue through the week and into the weekend.
Cortney Litwin caught a pair of trumpeter swans preparing for takeoff at Turnbull Wildlife Refuge on Jan. 13. “It takes tremendous effort to get 30 pounds off the ground and into the air,” Litwin wrote.
A new deputy district ranger has been selected for the Coeur d’Alene River district in Smelterville, Idaho. Phillip Blundell started his new job on Jan. 8.
Mount Spokane’s Friday ladies days ski and snowboard instruction program has started. On Feb. 9 and March 2 women can learn from female ski and snowboard coaches.
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