Stories tagged: Geocaching
Sat., Aug. 13, 2016, 2:28 p.m.
Connecting with kids: A prescription for ‘nature deficit disorder’
Most adults have fallen short of intentions for connecting youngsters with nature since school ended in June. Sports camps and family summer schedules can get in the way of expanding …
Fri., June 3, 2016, midnight
Summer reading opens doors to adventure
Author Rosanne Parry is sending families on a treasure hunt.
Sun., May 25, 2014, midnight
Field reports: Columbia tribal netters selling spring chinook
FISHING – If you haven’t been able to catch your own spring chinook in this year’s run, Columbia River tribes are selling them fresh from their nets this weekend for …
Mon., April 28, 2014, midnight
Write it Out: Tourists pursue their cache
Few tourists ever visit Culoo Head. Only a few local anglers casting for cod or pilgrims trekking to St. Brendan’s baptismal pool go there. But during the past 10 years, …
Sun., Nov. 10, 2013, midnight
Cache Cave geocaching store opens in Spokane
For avid geocacher Lisa Breitenfeldt, the jump from hobbyist to businesswoman all began in a tiny basement. Now, eight years later, Breitenfeldt is busy greeting customers and friends at her …
Sun., July 3, 2011, 6:59 a.m.
Adventure Day offers gear, help for public to try outdoor sports
The annual Sekani Adventure Day is built around the principle that no child should be left out of outdoor recreation. No adult, either. Especially in the outdoor mecca of the …
Sun., Dec. 19, 2010, midnight
Local geocaching guru nurtures hobby, sells gear
The evolution of hand-held GPS units has spawned a legion of modern-day treasure hunters lured not by riches, but to the thrill of the hunt. Geocaching, a game of hide …
Mon., Nov. 16, 2009, 5:11 p.m.
Man dies after fall from cliff in Spokane Valley
A 56-year-old Spokane Valley man died Monday after slipping on wet pine needles and falling over a cliff in the Dishman Hills Natural Area, authorities said.