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Rich Landers

Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.
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Recent Stories

Fri., May 26, 2017, 6:30 a.m.

Montana requiring anglers to buy new invasive species pass

Montana has taken a different twist on the regional fight against aquatic invasive species (AIS). All anglers are required to buy the state’s new AIS Prevention Pass, according to legislation signe...

Thu., May 25, 2017, 6:30 a.m.

Outdoors ripe for a memorable holiday weekend outing

The stage is set for recreationists heading out to flex their muscles, launch their boats and pitch their tents for the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Some people may be packing skis as well as flip...

Wed., May 24, 2017, 6:30 p.m.

Spring weather brings on bicycling events

Bicycling events are cranking up in a big way this week. The Spokane Bicycle Club is inviting the public on free weekday and weekend rides to become familiar with enjoyable local routes during May’...

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Recent Blog Posts

Fri., May 26, 2017, 10:39 a.m.

Royal Columns rock climbing area reopened

CLIMBING -- The Royal Columns climbing area on the Oak Creek Wildlife Area in Yakima County has been reopened since being closed in late April after a basalt column collapsed, the Washington Depart...

Fri., May 26, 2017, 10:04 a.m.

Restoration of South Hill bluff illegal road continues 

PUBLIC LANDS -- Contractor work to restore the illegal road bulldozed into the South Hill bluff area in April is continuing through the weekend in a race to get hydroseeding done before weeds take ...

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