Stories tagged: outdoors
Sat., Dec. 8, 2018, 6 a.m.
For anyone who crossed his path in life, Gary Peck was an unforgettable guy. He served four decades as a ski patrol member, patrol trainer and race coach at Mount …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 9:07 p.m.
Idaho’s steelhead season won’t close as scheduled Saturday.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
A young male cougar attacked and killed eight alpacas near Riverside State Park sometime Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 5:57 p.m.
A bill making it easier to kill sea lions that feast on imperiled salmon in the Columbia River has cleared the U.S. Senate.
Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 6 a.m.
After Idaho steelhead closure anglers, outfitters and businesspeople find themselves at odds with their usual conservation allies
There was a time when businesses in Riggins proudly displayed small signs in their storefront windows proclaiming “Salmon Mean Business.”
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 7:31 p.m.
Researchers working with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will fly a drone over pygmy rabbit reintroduction sites located in Beezley Hills, Grant County and portions of the Sagebrush …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 2:36 p.m.
The Washington Department of Transportation captured this video of a coyote crossing over I-90, east of Snoqualimie Pass, Wednesday.
Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 6:15 a.m.
Spokane-area photographer captures image of beloved Yellowstone wolf nearly a year before she’s killed by a hunter
Nearly a year ago, Craig Goodwin was driving through Yellowstone’s Lamar Valley when he saw a group of people convened by the side of the road.
Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 6 a.m.
It was a chance encounter between Marc Cooke and 926F. The wolf looked as though she could be a dog. It paced about 50 yards off the road where Cooke’s …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, 5:47 p.m.
Local ice climbers headed to the hills this past weekend looking for waterfall ice. Nick Sweeney and Zach Turner drove to Hyalite Canyon in Montana and met up with Ben …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, 6:34 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Dec. 6.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 10:47 a.m.
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife staff will start capturing deer in Northeast Washington in early December and fit them with radio-collars as part of an ongoing predator-prey study that …
Mon., Dec. 3, 2018, 6 a.m.
Want to go snowshoeing? Well, then head to the library.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018, 3:09 p.m.
With less than 10 percent of Spokane County designated public land, our region’s backdrop is at risk
Flip through any promotional material selling the Spokane lifestyle and one theme quickly emerges. Easy access to nature. As permanent, as baked into our civic being as that backdrop may …
Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 12:14 p.m.
Three-hundred and forty-three bald eagles were counted on Lake Coeur d’Alene, Tuesday.
Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 6 a.m.
As the holiday season is upon us, many of us are forced to take part in and reflect upon family traditions. The word “tradition” somehow supersedes any logical relevance, joy, …
Fri., Nov. 30, 2018, 9:03 a.m.
A Montana hunter has legally killed a wolf that was popular with photographers and wolf watchers in Yellowstone National Park.
Fri., Nov. 30, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
The North Cascades Highway closed Wednesday for the season.
Fri., Nov. 30, 2018, 6 a.m.
If hunter stories and check-station results are turn out to be accurate, the 2018 big-game season was a slow one.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 6:35 p.m.
New statewide fishing rules meansome lakes are open year-round.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Idaho officials are looking for any information regarding an elk carcass that was quartered and thrown by the side of the road.
Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 6:21 p.m.
A documentary film following Spokane’s Brad Thiessen’s recovery from brain cancer won top honors at the Las Vegas Running Film Festival. The film was shot and directed by Spokane filmmaker …
Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 6 a.m.
December is the darkest month, but it also brings a ray of hope for whitewater boaters longing for summer voyages down Idaho’s most-storied rivers.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 5:03 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Nov. 29
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 5:04 p.m.
A bald eagle banks into the sky after grasping a kokanee salmon from the waters of Lake Coeur d’Alene at Wolf Lodge Bay. Craig Goodwin took this photo of the …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 6:38 a.m.
Ignoring years of collaboration, Colville National Forest reduces eligible wilderness areas in draft plan
A proposal that would have more than quadrupled the amount of protected wilderness in Eastern Washington came to a screeching halt this fall.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 1:06 p.m.
Join the Spokane Canoe and Kayak Club as John McKee describes a kayak trip to the Bunsby Islands in British Columbia, Canada.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 11:17 a.m.
Five Spokane locals will share facts, stories and hopes about the High Drive Bluff, Wednesday.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 25, 2018, 9:50 p.m.
For the past few years, Idaho’s Snake River salmon and Puget Sound orcas have become linked in the decadeslong battle over the fate of the four lower Snake River Dams …
Sun., Nov. 25, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
Family time may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of terrifying downhill runs like Corbet’s Couloir in Jackson Hole, Wyoming; Highland Bowl in Aspen, …