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Mild winter attracts North Cascades Highway cyclists earlier than expected

About 6 miles west of the locked gate near Mazama, State Route 20 climbs above the trees then takes your breath away. “The whole North Cascades open up in front …


Spokane maintains bronze rating for bike-friendliness

When it comes to commuting on two wheels, Spokane is no Portland or Minneapolis, but it has maintained its status among their vaunted ranks. The city announced Tuesday that it …


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Field reports: September big month for group bike rides

CYCLING – SpokeFest, one of the region’s premier bicycling events with courses for every ability level based out of Spokane, is coming up Sept. 7 Register today to avoid late …


In brief: Turnbull youth hunt applications due

Youths up to age 16 who’ve passed their hunter education requirements have until tomorrow to enter a drawing for a blind in the 2014 Youth Waterfowl Hunt at Turnbull National …


In brief: Red Crass Memorial Fund Raiser on Saturday

Red Crass left behind a legacy of volunteerism in the outdoors, and he also left behind a lot of fishing gear. The Loon Lake resident, who died in 2009, was …


Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge: Marsh trail packed with features

Teachers in Stevens County have brought hundreds of schoolkids to McDowell Lake for science field trips over the years. That’s the first clue that a special 1.3-mile trail starting from …


Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge revamped: Homesteaders’ loss was wildlife’s gain

The Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge southeast of Colville is celebrating its 75th anniversary this summer to acquaint more people with recent visitor-friendly improvements to a niche that’s protected …


Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Area: Refuge fires boost habitat

Habitat management is a never-ending job at the Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Area, and fire is a natural tool. “Unlike a tree farm, we look at the trees and …


Upcoming area bicycling events

Jedermann Gran Fondo, July 19: Third annual timed recreational ride — 30, 66 or 112 miles – based out of Cheney, organized by Emde Sports. Supported, cool finisher medals, post …


Tips for getting your bike in tune

BOISE – Once upon a time, bikes were pretty simple and durable machines, but as they’ve improved mechanically, they’ve also become more complex. If you want your bike to ride …


Route of the Hiawatha set for Saturday opening

The Route of the Hiawatha rail-trail near Lookout Pass is set to open for the 2014 summer season on Saturday. The 15-mile route for mountain biking or hiking follows a …


Expectant mother will still celebrate Bike to Work Week

Haley Cooper-Scott admits she’s a little apprehensive about her plans for Bike to Work Week, which begins Monday. Not about the distance from her Spokane home to her workplace in …


Out & About: Bike to Work Week starts May 12

OUTPEDAL – Spokane’s annual Bike to Work Week helps motivate commuters to get on two wheels for energy savings and fitness. This year’s free pancake Kick-Off Breakfast starts May 12 …


Out & About: Fly fishing vets… Mt. Spokane passes

OUTRULE – It’s transition time at Mount Spokane State Park. Grooming on the nordic ski trails will end for the season on Monday.


Dropping down: Mountain bikers take to Upriver Drive area

Mountain bikers from across the Pacific Northwest converged on the Beacon Hill/Camp Sekani Park trail complex on Upriver Drive last weekend. They were there to kick off the spring riding …


From mild to wild, cycling events abound

Bicycling events are like spring wildflowers, sprouting here and there in February and March before bursting into full bloom from April into fall. More than 100 events are scheduled in …


2014 Northwest Bicycling Events: Expanded list

The Spokesman-Review’s list of top 2014 bicycling tours and races in Washington, North Idaho, western Montana, northeastern Oregon and southeastern British Columbia.


Popular spring and summer bike rides sell out

Bicyclists can relax until spring before planning most of their 2014 cycling season. But the following popular spring and summer rides sell out so quickly, you have to be planning …


Pedals2People to give bikes to kids

The idea of Santa riding a bicycle – and pulling a trailer filled with bicyles to giveaway – sounded pretty cool to the people at Pedals2People. So they decided to …


Cheney-Spokane interchange won’t be done by end of year

Work on a new interchange at U.S. Highway 195 and Cheney-Spokane Road won’t be completed this year as originally anticipated. A contractor working on the $6.4 million construction project is …


Cargo bikes the new minivan for cycling families

SEATTLE — One fisherman uses a bike to deliver hundreds of pounds of salmon to local markets. A mom who regularly shuttles her two kids around town once tried to …


Spokane’s High Drive project to be unveiled

After public criticism of initial proposals sent them back to the drawing board, city of Spokane engineers are ready to present a new plan for the $6.8 million High Drive …


Out & About: Spectacle bluegills released in Sprague Lake

OUTFISH – Sprague Lake recently received a plant of about 2,000 adult bluegills netted from Spectacle Lake in Okanogan County. Marc Divens, Washington Fish and Wildlife Department warmwater fisheries biologist, …


Jesuit volunteer dies on bike ride

Eunjey Cho, 25, had traveled the world before he arrived in Spokane as a volunteer for Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest in 2012. After serving here for a year, he set …


Out & About: Orienteers sponsor instruction, event

OUTREACH – A day of orienteering classes and activities geared to novices is set for Saturday to celebrate National Orienteering Week at the Gonzaga University campus. Orienteering is a wild-land …


SpokeFest draws cyclists from miles around

If kids today are afflicted by inactivity, there was no evidence of that Sunday at Spokane’s Riverfront Park. Tots, tweens and teens were well-represented at SpokeFest, the cycling celebration that …


Spokane area cornucopia of outdoor access

I was an outsider in the best sense of the word when I moved to Spokane 36 years ago. I enjoyed hiking and biking, hunting and fishing, skiing and paddling …


Route of the Hiawatha a local treat for visitors

When out-of-state friends dropped in for a few days recently – an active couple on their summer vacation – the Route of the Hiawatha immediately came to mind for treating …