Stories tagged: outdoors
Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 4:23 p.m.
Two veteran journalists set to discuss river restoration in a moderated discussion, Thursday
Two veteran journalists will discuss river restoration in a moderated discussion, Thursday.
Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 1:22 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Jan. 25
Alan Liere’s weekly fishing-hunting report for Jan. 25
Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 1:09 p.m.
Reader photo: On the hunt for dry rock
The search for dry rock can take adventurous climbers far and wide.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 2:45 p.m.
Weekend weather: Some snow followed by rain (again)
Snow is expected through the end of this week and into the weekend, followed by rain, in Spokane.
Tue., Jan. 23, 2018, 10:18 a.m.
Groups may reserve Mt. Spokane’s Vista House starting Feb. 21
Groups will be able to reserve the Vista House, on the peak of Mount Spokane, starting February 21.
Mon., Jan. 22, 2018, 6 a.m.
Free Nordic skiing in Methow
Methow Trails is hosting a free Nordic ski day, Friday, January 26.
Sun., Jan. 21, 2018, 3:47 p.m.
Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission considers grant projects
PARKS – The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will consider projects for potential grant funding for 2019-21, Thursday. Acquisition candidates include properties in and near existing state parks. Development …
Sun., Jan. 21, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
As millennials take to roads, camping, RV industries pivot toward adventurous comfort
Younger Americans are hitting the road in search of adventure, but still want the comforts of home.
Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 4:01 p.m.
Proposed Washington legislation could jeopardize waterway access for boaters, anglers
Two Washington bills, targeting trespassers in Clark County, could have statewide implications for anglers and boaters.
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 3:10 p.m.
Cycling across the state for refugees
Pedal across the state and raise money for refugee resettlement. This June, World Relief Seattle is planning a bike ride across Washington State, starting from Seattle and ending in Spokane.
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 3:09 p.m.
Comments sought for 2018-20 hunting seasons
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking for public input on proposed hunting regulations for the 2018-20 seasons.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 3:11 p.m.
Free snowshoeing, Nordic skiing at Schweitzer, 49 Degrees North Saturday
Winter Trails Day is being celebrated Saturday (Jan. 20) at Schweitzer Mountain with free access to the snowshoe and Nordic trails plus three free hosted hikes for newbies.
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 11:55 a.m.
Beloved Spokane bike mechanic retires in style after 40 years
Beloved Spokane bike mechanic Dave Mannino left an imprint on Spokane. His impact
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 5:55 a.m.
Bill Jennings: Introducing the offspring to the slopes
Introducing kids to skiing and snowboarding is a big investment for parents. There’s no guarantee time and money spent will result in a freshly-minted enthusiast. But the fifth grade passport …
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018
North Dakota issuing 502 nonresident any-deer bow licenses
North Dakota’s Game and Fish Department is making 502 any-deer bow licenses available to out-of-state hunters this year.
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 5:25 p.m.
Spokane woman re-releases book about solo bike trip around the world
Thirty years ago, prompted by a then yet unexamined desire for adventure and escape, Sally Vantress-Lodato walked away from a successful career and biked around the world. Alone.
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 1:37 p.m.
Scotchman Peaks winter hiking series starts Saturday
HIKING – The Friends of the Scotchman Peaks 12th winter hike series starts January 20. Join a guided winter hike in the Scotchman Peaks proposed wilderness areas. The hikes range …
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 5:55 a.m.
Mount Spokane expansion transitioning from fantasy to reality
It’s 2019 and we’re skiing Chair 6 at
Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 5:55 p.m.
End of season is bittersweet day for bird dogs
My old English setter was melted into his dog bed Tuesday morning. He was stiff but fulfilled from closing out Washington’s upland bird hunting season Monday afternoon with a nose …
Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 12:57 p.m.
Lookout’s wife-carrying contest a big hit
Under normal circumstances it’s a major faux pas to ask someone’s weight. And many, when asked, might shave a few pounds off in the telling.
Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 12:48 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Jan. 18
Alan Liere’s weekly fishing-hunting report for Jan. 18.
Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 12:35 p.m.
Weekend weather: Mixture of rain and snow likely to continue
Warmer temperatures and rain, mixed with brief spurts of snow, will continue through the week and into the weekend.
Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 12:30 p.m.
Reader photo: Prepare for takeoff
Cortney Litwin caught a pair of trumpeter swans preparing for takeoff at Turnbull Wildlife Refuge on Jan. 13. “It takes tremendous effort to get 30 pounds off the ground and …
Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 6 a.m.
New ranger in Coeur d’Alene River district
A new deputy district ranger has been selected for the Coeur d’Alene River district in Smelterville, Idaho. Phillip Blundell started his new job on Jan. 8.
Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 5 p.m.
Mount Spokane’s ladies days start
Mount Spokane’s Friday ladies days ski and snowboard instruction program has started. On Feb. 9 and March 2 women can learn from female ski and snowboard coaches.
Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 1 p.m.
Feedback requested for Pioneer Park camping in Pend Orielle County
The Pend Oreille County Public Utility District and the Colville National Forest are requesting feedback from users about camping along the reservoir near Pioneer Park, according to a news release.
Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 1 p.m.
Washington Student Cycling League to host informational meeting
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 5:01 p.m.
Annual Idaho Department of Fish and Game meeting starts today
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game Commission’s annual meeting is scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday in Boise.
Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 10:51 a.m.
Event will explain connection between Dishman Hills, Spokane Mountaineers
Get caught up on what’s new in the Dishman Hills and learn some history on Tuesday.
Sun., Jan. 14, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
Experts say salvaging roadkill makes sense for numerous reasons
As vegetarians go, Keaton Buell is unusually skilled at butchering deer.