Outdoors

2012 Spokesman-Review contest finalists win national writing honors

 Two of the four finalists in The Spokesman-Review 2012 High School Outdoor Writing Contest advanced to win national honors and cash rewards on the national level.

Darby Martin, a sophomore at Moscow High School last year, won first place in the senior poetry division of the 2012 Norm Strung Youth Writing Awards sponsored by the Outdoor Writers Association of American and Safari Club International. Her $250 prize was awarded in July.

 Martin’s poem, “Memory slope,” detailed an indelible outdoor memory of her late father in action on a winter family outing on a sledding hill.

Tanner Hardy, a junior at Mead HS last year, won third-place in the senior prose division and a check for $50. Hardy’s story, “The detail’s in the Devils,” reflected on the high point of backpacking around Idaho’s Seven Devils Mountains.


Click here to comment on this story »


Rich Landers

Rich Landers

More Outdoors Columns »
More Outdoors Blog Posts »

Most recent column

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 …


Recent blog posts

Another Washington wolf pack targets livestock

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- A northeastern Washington wolf pack so new it hasn't been formally recognized has been confirmed in a livestock attack in Ferry County, state wildlife officials announced today. ...



Outdoors Calendar

Submit Your Event »




Outdoors Photography

More SR Photo Galleries »
More Reader Photos »


Close

Sections


Profile

Close

Contact the Spokesman

Main switchboard:
(509) 459-5000
(800) 338-8801
Newsroom:
(509) 459-5400
(800) 789-0029
Customer service:
(800) 338-8801