Stories tagged: outdoors
Mon., March 25, 2019, 4:41 p.m.
Idaho Fish and Game staff will share updates on the Lake Pend Oreille fishery and activities planned for 2019 at the annual State of the Lake public meeting on April …
Mon., March 25, 2019, 3:41 p.m.
The Spokane Canoe and Kayak Club’s annual trip planning meeting is Monday.
Mon., March 25, 2019, 6 a.m.
On any given winter morning at Mount Spokane, you’re likely to see a handful of headlamps picking woven up the snowy slopes of Spokane’s namesake mountain.
Mon., March 25, 2019, 5:30 a.m.
Morning skiers knocking out a lap or two on Mount Spokane before work will find it hard to make their 9 a.m. meetings next season.
Sun., March 24, 2019, 6 a.m.
Dawn detergent has been my brand of choice for dishwashing since 1989, when The Spokesman-Review flew me to Alaska to report on the environmental havoc caused by the Exxon Valdez …
Sat., March 23, 2019, 6 a.m.
First-time backpackers are invited to a free introduction to backpacking class, April 4 at 7 p.m.
Sat., March 23, 2019, 5:30 a.m.
The U.S. Forest Service is asking the public to review and make comments on the Brebner Flat Environmental Assessment.
Fri., March 22, 2019, 10:03 a.m.
State biologists reported that a male bighorn sheep in Okanogan County died due to pneumonia.
Fri., March 22, 2019, 10:02 a.m.
As the Spokane region thaws, bird-watchers are looking to the skies.
Fri., March 22, 2019, 9:58 a.m.
The Spokane Bird Dog Association is inviting hunters with pointing breeds to a training event Saturday with fly-away homer pigeons available and guidance by a professional trainer.
Fri., March 22, 2019, 6 a.m.
There’s an age-old piece of wisdom that I often forget: If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans.
Thu., March 21, 2019, 6 a.m.
By his estimate, Stephen Veals spent more time fishing in 2018 than many anglers spend in a lifetime.
Thu., March 21, 2019, 4:30 a.m.
Separate inquiries find exposure of fish to air after being landed has little impact on their survival and reproductive odds.
Wed., March 20, 2019, 5 p.m.
A porcupine rests near the top of a pine tree at the Turnbull Wildlife Refuge on Monday.
UPDATED: Wed., March 20, 2019, 6:48 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for March 21
UPDATED: Wed., March 20, 2019, 7:13 p.m.
Document, 15 years in the making, called ‘difficult to understand’
Mon., March 18, 2019, 6 a.m.
A bevy of scientists has helped Montana’s most threatened fish avoid blinking out.
Sun., March 17, 2019, 6 a.m.
At 6 a.m. in mid-January, a trio of hunters sat cloaked in layers of camouflage, waiting for first light when they could begin shooting during what would likely be one …
UPDATED: Sat., March 16, 2019, 11 p.m.
Dozens of people showed up at McEuen Park for a slushy snowball skirmish Saturday before the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Winter soldiers young and old let snowballs fly at the …
Sat., March 16, 2019, 6 a.m.
Something catastrophically wrong happened in 2018 to monarch butterflies.
UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019, 10:23 p.m.
A proposal to strip gray wolves of their remaining federal protections could curtail their rapid expansion across vast swaths of the U.S. West and Great Lakes, yet the predators already …
Thu., March 14, 2019, 5 a.m.
Grand Canyon National Park, which is celebrating its centennial, is a monument to eye-catching natural beauty – and the value of government regulation, which deter miners, plans for dams, tramways …
Wed., March 13, 2019, 5:07 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for March 14
Wed., March 13, 2019, 4:22 p.m.
From my first lesson, I’ve learned that skiing starts with the feet. In a yoga session, your instructor’s first order is to activate your feet. The power you feel from …
UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 4:13 p.m.
Buck Domitrovich took this photo of a tiny pygmy nuthatch, 4
Mon., March 11, 2019, 6 a.m.
In 1984 a few concerned anglers, worried about the decline of the Henry’s Fork of the Snake River caused by unrestricted cattle grazing along its banks, gathered at a cabin …
Sun., March 10, 2019, 6 a.m.
Most folks don’t know it, but a multiday backpacking trip in New Zealand would do them a world of good at this time of year. Down there, in the sun-drenched …
Sat., March 9, 2019
A big trap and lots of bait left almost 30 bighorn sheep on Chelan Butte with either a new home, or a fancy new tracking collar. On Feb. 21, Washington …
Sat., March 9, 2019
Area outdoor groups are offering a wide range of free presentations in early March.
Fri., March 8, 2019, 6 a.m.
From informational pamphlets handed out to tourists at the gates of Yellowstone National Park to roadside informational signs and displays in its visitor center, the park’s staff try to teach …