Stories tagged: outdoors
Fri., April 5, 2019, 6 a.m.
Students and members of the public can take a virtual field trip from the backyard to the backwoods of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem this fall through a program being offered …
Fri., April 5, 2019, 5:30 a.m.
I wasn’t always a good gardener. Based on my seed-to-actual-plant ratio, I likely never will be.
Thu., April 4, 2019, 1:27 p.m.
The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission will set 2019 hunting seasons, hear public input on suction dredging and review wolf population information starting Friday.
UPDATED: Thu., April 4, 2019, 8:43 p.m.
Washington’s wolf population continued to grow in 2018, with a minimum of 126 wolves, 27 packs and 15 breeding pairs documented by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlilfe.
Thu., April 4, 2019, 6 a.m.
Coeur d’Alene Lake managers will aggressively target northern pike in the southern end of Lake Coeur d’Alene starting this month.
UPDATED: Wed., April 3, 2019, 4:08 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for April 4
UPDATED: Wed., April 3, 2019, 3:50 p.m.
Buck Domitrovich took this photo of an American white pelican near Soap Lake, Washington, on Friday.
Tue., April 2, 2019, 5:04 p.m.
Individuals or groups who filed objections to the draft Colville National Forest Plan will have a chance to meet with officials April 24-26 in Colville.
UPDATED: Wed., April 3, 2019, 4:44 p.m.
Nearly a year ago, a shirtless man and his father, also shirtless except for a black vest, stalked through the wilderness on Esther Island in Prince William Sound, Alaska. They …
Tue., April 2, 2019, 10:05 a.m.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking for public comments on proposed rules that would require fishing guides to report their activities.
Mon., April 1, 2019, 4:13 p.m.
Last week, The Spokesman-Review reported that fishing guides on Lake Roosevelt have been
Mon., April 1, 2019, 5:30 a.m.
Because of his fondness for sleeping in, my brother-in-law has never hunted turkeys.
UPDATED: Mon., April 1, 2019, 3:27 p.m.
She landed at night, the plane touching down a thousand miles west of Hawaii, on a strip of land barely distinguishable from the heaving swells of the Pacific Ocean.
Sat., March 30, 2019, 6 a.m.
The U.S. Supreme Court stated in a 9-0 ruling Tuesday that rivers that flow through National Parks in Alaska aren’t part of the park units and aren’t subject to National …
UPDATED: Fri., March 29, 2019, 6:06 p.m.
There are roughly 20 major volcanoes in the Cascade Range, and while scientists might know about them individually, they don’t know as much about why volcanoes in a chain might …
Fri., March 29, 2019, 5:01 p.m.
Beginning July 8, the Federal Highway Administration, in conjunction with the National Park Service, will be resurfacing and re-striping all National Park Service-managed asphalt surfaces within the boundaries of Lake …
Fri., March 29, 2019, 6:05 a.m.
Fishing guides on Lake Roosevelt have been forced to remove videos of their angling clients from YouTube and elsewhere online in the past months.
Fri., March 29, 2019, 6 a.m.
A friend of mine just returned from a mountain-hopping trip through the Colorado Rockies. He had quite an adventure and the skiing and riding there is of an epic scale. …
Thu., March 28, 2019, 4:34 p.m.
The Colville Tribe’s Fish and Wildlife Department is stocking several popular northeastern Washington lakes.
Thu., March 28, 2019, 6 a.m.
The precipitous decline of Yellowstone Lake’s cutthroat trout population during the past 30 years following the illegal introduction of nonnative lake trout has had impacts on everything from zooplankton and …
UPDATED: Wed., March 27, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for March 28
UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019, 2:29 p.m.
With spring runoff starting to fill the Spokane River, kayakers take to the waterways. Melanie Williams took this photo of a group of kayakers west of Barker Road at the …
Tue., March 26, 2019, 4:33 p.m.
Charlie Craven, fly-tying editor for Fly Fisherman magazine, will be in Spokane to conduct a fly-tying clinic, 2-4 p.m. on April 10.
Tue., March 26, 2019, 12:12 p.m.
Get Lit!, Spokane’s springtime literary festival (April 22-28), will feature several events focusing on outdoor or environmental writing.
Tue., March 26, 2019
For climbers itching to get outside, early April can be a maddening time.
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 …