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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

Sun., June 25, 2017

Spokane River recreation offers fun, beauty

The Spokane River provides a steady flow of distinction to downtown Spokane, and a healthy splash of fun. Few cities can claim a natural asset that puts the business district in touch with fishing,...

Sat., June 24, 2017, 6 a.m.

Simple ways to cook wild turkey

I admire wild game chefs and I eat their food with great delight. But sometime simple is the way to go at our house. Accompany the meal with a good wine or beer and you might even get raves.

Fri., June 23, 2017, 6 a.m.

John Wayne rail-trail bike trip delightfully uncrowded

While the Eastern Washington portion of a cross-state rail trail continues to be snubbed for funding by the Washington Legislature, a few folks continue to explore this world-class route in the rou...

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Recent Blog Posts

Mon., June 26, 2017, 12:31 p.m.

Columbia River chinook run lags, but not as bad as sockeye

FISHING -- Salmon fishing in the Tri-Cities area of the Columbia River has been fairly slow as chinook and especially sockeye runs have lagged so far this season. The 48,405 adult chinook that pass...

Fri., June 23, 2017, 5:55 a.m.

Introduce yourself to outdoor sports at Spokatopia

OUTDOORS -- Spokatopia -- a festival gathering of outdoors enthusiasts letting visitors "test drive" their sports -- isn't until July 8, but now's the time to preregister for some of the most popul...

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