Stories tagged: outdoors
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 4, 2017, 3:52 P.M.
Alan Liere’s weekly fish and game report for Jan. 5
When ice fishing, even if you are catching nothing but small perch or trout, there is always the possibility a lunker will inhale your offering.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 4, 2017, 3:30 P.M.
Weekend weather: Arctic cold to give way to more snow
The latest arctic blast is going to give way this weekend to a return of snow and possibly a mix of sleet, rain and freezing rain
TUESDAY, JAN. 3, 2017, 9:24 A.M.
Ski areas forced to close due to record-low temperatures
Three ski areas in western Montana have unexpectedly closed due to extreme cold and wind.
SUNDAY, JAN. 1, 2017, 6:30 A.M.
2016: The Year Outdoors
Outdoors editor Rich Landers take a look back at 2016: The Year Outdoors.
SUNDAY, JAN. 1, 2017, 6 A.M.
2016 Outdoors: Out & About
A list of happenings out & about in 2016.
SUNDAY, JAN. 1, 2017, 5:30 A.M.
Transitions and happenings in the outdoor world in 2016
A list of outdoors transitions that occurred in 2016.
SUNDAY, JAN. 1, 2017, 5 A.M.
2016 Outdoors: For the record
A list of records set in the outdoors in 2016
SUNDAY, JAN. 1, 2017, 4:30 A.M.
2016 Outdoors: Anniversaries
A list of outdoors anniversaries in 2016
SUNDAY, JAN. 1, 2017, 4 A.M.
2016 Outdoors: Milestones
A list of outdoors milestones in 2016.
THURSDAY, DEC. 29, 2016, 9:06 A.M.
Body of snowmobiler found in Idaho mountains
Authorities say an east-central Idaho snowmobiler has been found dead in a mountainous area northwest of Salmon.
THURSDAY, DEC. 29, 2016, 5:36 A.M.
Now’s the time for whale watching on Oregon Coast
The exodus of gray whales heading south along the Oregon Coast is beginning. Each year, from Mid-December to Mid-January, around 20,000 whales swim from the cold Alaskan seas to the …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 28, 2016, 6:46 P.M.
Alan Liere’s weekly fish and game report
I received several emails and calls this week regarding a story that appeared recently in The Spokesman Review about my tendency to get muscle cramps after a day of bird …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 28, 2016, 6:30 P.M.
Spokane skier, dogs qualify for world skijoring championships
A Spokane nordic skier and his dogs have qualified for the big-leagues of skijoring.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 28, 2016, 6:24 P.M.
Ammi Midstokke: Preserving sledding heritage through the generations
“I don’t think this is a good idea,” said B staring down the abyss of our new driveway. It is the kind of driveway that, when you buy it, you …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 28, 2016, 6:19 P.M.
Area ski hills make it easy to stick to resolution
According to the calendar, winter is barely a week old. Already we’ve had a full measure of ice, snow and bitter cold. Unlike the past few winters, this one is …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 28, 2016, 8:55 A.M.
Montana wants input on plan to limit motorized watercraft use
A series of public hearings will begin next week on a proposal to limit motorized watercraft use on nearly 50 western Montana river and stream segments.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 28, 2016, 7:52 A.M.
Herd of 41 elk die in east Oregon after falling through ice
Officials say dozens of elk are dead after the herd fell through the ice at a reservoir in eastern Oregon.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 28, 2016
The Spokesman-Review 2016 Readers Outdoor Photo Gallery captures flow of seasons
Readers who shared their photos helped The Spokesman-Review document the region’s outdoors in 2016, from the earth to the heavens and the wealth of flora, fauna and outdoor recreation in …
TUESDAY, DEC. 27, 2016, 6:30 A.M.
Migratory bird treaty saving birds for a century
Recent foul winter weather has the feathered fowl of the north country on the move. Migration create a spectacle – for hunters and others who just enjoy observing migrating waterfowl …
MONDAY, DEC. 26, 2016, 9:47 A.M.
Frenchman sets round-the-world sailing record: 49 days
A little over 49 days – that’s all it took Frenchman Thomas Coville to sail around the world alone, to set what French officials say is a new world record.
MONDAY, DEC. 26, 2016, 7:54 A.M.
Recreational crabbing season coming to a close in the Sound
The Puget Sound recreational winter crabbing season is coming to a close.
MONDAY, DEC. 26, 2016
Christmas snow sends sledders to hills at Spokane parks, schools
A frosty Christmas that saw 5 inches of snow on the ground around the Spokane area prompted several revelers to head outside and find a hill to careen down.
SUNDAY, DEC. 25, 2016, 6 A.M.
Outdoor writing: Lake Cabin story wins 2016 contest
A story by Kate Kuntz, a home-schooled junior from Chattaroy, has been judged the best of 68 entries to win The Spokesman-Review’s 2016 Outdoor Writing Contest for high school students.
SUNDAY, DEC. 25, 2016, 5 A.M.
Outdoor Writing: Cross Country
Tinder grass and free highway crab apples
SUNDAY, DEC. 25, 2016, 4:30 A.M.
Outdoor writing: Goat Crossing
My family owned boar Nubian pack goats in my pre-teen years. Summers were spent with goats loaded, leading them up mountain trails, listening to their orange packs full of food …
SUNDAY, DEC. 25, 2016, 4 A.M.
Outdoor writing: Lake Cabin Tour
Many summer days of my first 16 years were spent in a homely cabin on a slope of Lake Coeur d’Alene. The foundation was laid in the 1970s and built …
SUNDAY, DEC. 25, 2016, 3 A.M.
Out & About: Eagle Watch week starts Tuesday at Lake CdA
A near record number of bald eagles has gathered at Lake Coeur d’Alene in time for the 26th annual
SUNDAY, DEC. 25, 2016, 2:30 A.M.
Spout Springs ski area closes citing snowmobile issues
WINTERSPORTS – The owner of an Oregon ski area says he won’t open this season because of concerns about snowmobiles creating an unsafe environment in his parking lot. Spout Springs …
SATURDAY, DEC. 24, 2016, 6:30 A.M.
Oregon woman tells of adventures in 5,350-mile bike ride
In June, Emily Loberg readied her 1985 rebuilt touring bike and set out on a 5,350-mile solo journey.
FRIDAY, DEC. 23, 2016, 6:30 A.M.
Idaho birder’s list focuses on species spotted from bicycle
Tom McCabe, of Boise, meets a reporter in a parking lot and offers his “30-bird guarantee.” About 4 1/2 hours and 18 miles later, he came through with 30 species …