Stories tagged: outdoors
Wed., March 6, 2019, 5:20 p.m.
Some months ago, I found myself in a surgeon’s office paying top dollar for his expert advice.
Wed., March 6, 2019, 4:39 p.m.
Alan Liere’s Fishing-Hunting report for March 7
Wed., March 6, 2019, 3:58 p.m.
Several state wildlife areas in southeastern Washington are affected by closures to aimed at reducing disturbance to winter weary big game, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Wednesday.
Wed., March 6, 2019, 6 a.m.
The U.S. Forest Service will hold a conference call to provide an update on the review of objections to the revised Colville National Forest Plan. The call will also discuss …
Wed., March 6, 2019, 5:30 a.m.
Learn about wildlife on the Palouse with local biologist Brian Gaston on Monday, March 11 at 6 p.m. in The Center at Colfax Library. This meeting of ‘Science on the …
UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Rich Landers took this photo of a whitetail doe near Mount Spokane recently.
Mon., March 4, 2019, 4 p.m.
Dishman Hills Conservancy Executive Director Jeff Lambert will lead a hike through the new 120-acre Big Rock addition on March 9. The route is approximately 3 miles with some steep …
Mon., March 4, 2019, 6 a.m.
The woods were quiet except for the hiss of my skis slicing through snow. The sun, clouded and glum back in Spokane, shone bright on the winter backcountry tableau south …
Sun., March 3, 2019, 6 a.m.
During quick stop during their migration to the Arctic tundra, swans give nature-lovers a show in Pend Oreille Valley
Despite the snow blanketing the region’s forests and valleys, spring is just around the corner. To a nature lover and photographer like myself, that means the swans are coming.
Sun., March 3, 2019, 5 a.m.
Spokane County is purchasing more than 231 acres of land south of the Antoine Peak Conservation Area that could provide hiking trails and preserve the area’s wildlife habitat.
Sat., March 2, 2019, 3:51 p.m.
The Spokane County Master Gardner’s won the International Master Gardener Conference’s Search for Excellence Community Service Award.
Sat., March 2, 2019, 6 a.m.
Cris Currie has been president of Friends of Mount Spokane for more than 20 years. He knows the place backward and forward and has channeled that passion into a 247-page …
Fri., March 1, 2019, 4 p.m.
The North Division Bicycle shop is hosting a fatbike race and demo at 49 Degrees North, Sunday. Registration opens at 9:30 a.m. The $20 fee includes a trail pass. The …
Fri., March 1, 2019, 6 a.m.
The Spokesman-Review Outdoors section is happy to restart a regular installment featuring outdoor trips throughout the Spokane area. In the 1990s, longtime Spokesman-Review outdoors editor Rich Landers ran his popular …
Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 4 p.m.
Roads in Yellowstone National Park will begin to close to over snow travel on Friday so crews can start to plow in preparation for the coming spring and summer tourist …
Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 6 a.m.
North America’s fastest land animal, the pronghorn antelope, is getting some traction in Washington.
Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 6 a.m.
While the continued snow might bother some, it’s cause for celebration among many Spokane skiers looking for an easy line.
Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 4:30 p.m.
Buck Domitrovich took this photo earlier this month of a California quail sitting on a old wooden fence, puffed up from the cold and waiting to jump down to feed.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 6:06 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Feb. 28.
Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 12:34 p.m.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Commission will meet in Spokane Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Tue., Feb. 26, 2019, 5:01 p.m.
A wide-ranging bill that revives a popular conservation program, adds 1.3 million acres of new wilderness, expands several national parks and creates five new national monuments has won congressional approval.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019, 9:21 p.m.
Elk hoof disease has made its way to Washington’s Blue Mountains.
Tue., Feb. 26, 2019, 6 a.m.
The No Man’s Land Film Festival will return to Spokane March 1.
Mon., Feb. 25, 2019, 6 a.m.
Minnesotans love to brag about our department of transportation.
Mon., Feb. 25, 2019, 5:30 a.m.
Walleye anglers on Lake Pend Oreille and surrounding waters could catch more than just the tasty fish starting March 1.
Sun., Feb. 24, 2019, 6 a.m.
It started, as it often does in America, with a long drive west.
Sat., Feb. 23, 2019, 6 a.m.
A bill requiring the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife to immediately review the state’s wolf population, among other things, passed through the Rural Development, Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, …
Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 7:06 p.m.
Colville Tribal hunters may now hunt wolves year-round on tribal grounds. The rule change, posted Thursday, also removed a three-wolf season limit.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 23, 2019, 7:59 p.m.
Hunters in eastern Washington may not get a chance to stalk antlerless whitetail deer in 2019.
Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 6 a.m.
The Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge added about 1,500 acres of former ranch-land to its boundary in January.