Stories tagged: navigation
Wed., June 1, 2016, 5 p.m.
App turns GPS-enabled smartphones into high-tech map system
The concept is simple: Your smartphone can – and does – communicate constantly with satellites in space, so all you need is a digital map on that phone to tell …
Sun., Sept. 27, 2015, 12:01 a.m.
Volunteers use Google Trekker cameras to record area trails for online viewing
The world will soon have virtual access to paddling the Little Spokane River, biking the Centennial Trail and hiking across the suspension bridge at the Bowl and Pitcher. Volunteers this …
Sun., Sept. 27, 2015
Reactions vary as Google Trekker records area trails
Most people who encountered Google’s Trekker on Spokane-area trails last weekend smiled and seemed curious. As the device perched on a volunteer hiker’s back was making 360-degree images at Riverside …
Sun., Sept. 15, 2013
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 …
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
An outdoorsman’s guide for putting satellite navigation to work
Maybe you’ll get a GPS device as a holiday gift. Or maybe you were given one last year, but you still haven’t figured out how to use it to navigate …