Stories tagged: ATVs
Tue., Aug. 19, 2014, 8:17 a.m.
Boy injured in ATV crash in CdA National Forest
A 16-year-old boy was injured Monday afternoon when he lost control of his ATV while riding in the Coeur d’Alene National Forest.
Sun., July 6, 2014
South End Project aims to enlarge ATV access while protecting Colville National Forest land
For years, human activity has trashed the pristine ecosystem of Phillips Lake. Campsites are strewn with human waste and beer cans. Signs and fences have been shot, pushed to the …
Thu., July 3, 2014
Sun., April 20, 2014
Off Track: Errant OHV riders costly to everyone else
You don’t need a degree in agriculture to see that driving a motor vehicle off-road into a farmer’s field or a timber company’s forest can leave scars on the land. …
Fri., April 11, 2014
ATVs on road, fatal accidents increase
For a disabled child found abandoned on a street corner in China at age 4, Guo Biao was doing pretty well by last fall. A teenager, he was living with …
Mon., Oct. 21, 2013
Getting There: Spokane County commissioners skeptical of new ATV law
All-terrain vehicle enthusiasts are pushing to get more access to local roads, including roads in unincorporated Spokane County. But Spokane County commissioners last week said they are initially reluctant to …
Sun., Aug. 4, 2013
Field reports: Pink salmon flood into Puget Sound
FISHING – More than 6.2 million pink salmon are surging into Puget Sound this month in their return that occurs on odd-numbered years, according to the Washington Department of Fish …
Sun., Aug. 26, 2012
Field reports: Forest leaders change over vehicle use issue
PUBLIC LANDS – The new supervisor of the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest in Oregon is touring Wallowa, Union and Baker counties this week to meet the public he will be serving …
Sun., April 22, 2012
Wallowa-Whitman backs off big road closure
GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Forest officials on Tuesday stopped a plan to close thousands of miles of roads in Wallowa-Whitman National Forest after a public uproar over the proposed move …
Sun., Feb. 26, 2012
Spin Control: Off-road-vehicle bill a shining example of compromise
OLYMPIA – With all the examples of disharmony in the Legislature, it’s nice to tell a tale of folks with different agendas finding common ground and working together. Although it …
Sun., Nov. 27, 2011
Plan gives OHV riders legal access to more routes
Off-highway vehicle riders have more routes for legally riding their ATVs and motorcycles on the Colville National Forest, according to a plan approved this month. Forest Supervisor Laura Jo West …
Sun., March 27, 2011
Mica Peak timber lands closed to motorized vehicles
A small but steady parade of vandals has prompted the Inland Empire Paper Company to ban motorize vehicle use on about 3,600 acres of timberland around Mica Peak south of …
Fri., Dec. 31, 2010
Man arrested after towed sled hits police car
A Spokane father is in jail after two children he was towing on a sled behind an ATV slammed into a parked police car, sending the kids to the hospital. …
Thu., Dec. 30, 2010, 4:53 p.m.
Sled crash that hurt 2 kids lands Spokane dad in jail
A Spokane man is in jail after two children he was towing on a sled behind an ATV slammed into a parked police car, sending the kids to the hospital.
Mon., Oct. 18, 2010, 6:01 p.m.
Hunter dies in ATV crash in north Spokane County
A North Bend, Wash., man who has been visiting north Spokane County with a hunting party for 35 years died Friday after he crashed his ATV near Reflection Lake.
Sat., Aug. 21, 2010
Great Burn Wilderness remains subject of debate
The 1910 fires – and significant wildfires that followed into the 1930s – had a devastating hand in bestowing rugged portions of the Bitterroot Mountains with new life.
Wed., June 30, 2010, 8:06 a.m.
Coeur d’Alene man died in ATV crash
A 74-year-old man killed Tuesday in an all-terrain vehicle crash near the Fourth of July Pass parking lot in Kootenai County was identified this morning as Cleo B. “Bud” Dodge, …
Wed., June 30, 2010
ATV crash kills driver in Kootenai County
A 74-year-old man died Tuesday in an all-terrain vehicle crash near the Fourth of July Pass parking lot in Kootenai County.
Tue., June 29, 2010, 4:48 p.m.
Man, 74, dies in ATV crash in North Idaho
A 74-year-old man died today in an ATV accident near the Fourth of July Pass parking lot in Kootenai County.
Sun., May 9, 2010
ATVs lose ground in Blues
POMEROY, Wash. – The Umatilla National Forest has closed some main roads in the Blue Mountains to all-terrain vehicle traffic for safety reasons. The change has riled ATV riders, who …
Mon., Oct. 5, 2009, 12:40 p.m.
Resort employee rescued after day on Silver Mountain
A Silver Mountain Ski Resort employee was rescued after spending Sunday lost on the mountain.