Stories tagged: trails
Thu., June 21, 2018, 5:45 a.m.
A long-discussed trail is taking another step toward completion after Spokane received nearly $1 million in state grant money.
Mon., June 11, 2018, 9:10 a.m.
By the end of the school year, Mount Vernon Parks Foundation will get 450 fifth-graders in the Mount Vernon School District up the Southern Connector Trail at Little Mountain Park.
UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018, 10:01 a.m.
Washington Trail Association volunteers started work on the Mica Peak Conservation Area trail network, Sunday.
Fri., April 6, 2018, 6 a.m.
More than 940,000 adults who live in the Seattle area say they’ve been hiking in the past 12 months – double the number from 2008, according to survey data from …
Mon., March 26, 2018, 5:09 p.m.
TRAILS – With spring officially here, certain Spokane County Park trails will have equestrian restrictions. The annual trail use restriction is intended to protect the trails, according to a county …
Fri., Feb. 16, 2018, 5:25 a.m.
Traveling on muddy trails by bike, foot or horseback, can cause long term trail damage.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 3:44 p.m.
The Spokane Park Board on Thursday voted unanimously to authorize consideration of a sale option on 50 acres of private property that was partially bulldozed to build an illegal road …
Sun., Dec. 31, 2017, 5:45 a.m.
A lot of ground was covered in the Great Outdoors in 2017, but no one accomplished a more skillful feat than rock-jock Alex Honnold.
Thu., Dec. 21, 2017, 11:47 a.m.
The newly charred landscape near Babyfoot Lake, on the edge of the Kalmiopsis Wilderness about 10 miles southwest of Selma, will be the target of the club’s restoration efforts beginning …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
After abandoning plans to build a climbing wall on a gravel parking lot north of the Post Street Bridge, city officials are now looking at constructing a parking garage and …
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
Mark Finley has a working man’s plan for completing the Great Divide Mountain Biking Route from Alberta and British Columbia through Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado and New Mexico.
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 5:50 a.m.
Nick Zylkowski, 31, pedaled the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route’s 2,750 miles in 19 days, 4 hours during the 2017 Tour Divide. That’s smokin,’ especially for an unsupported bikepacking …
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
Having worked up to it for years, mountain biker Dan Wilson comfortably plummets down an advanced roller feature at Beacon Hill/Camp Sekani area. It’s only a few bubbles off vertical. …
Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
The future for mountain goats on North Idaho’s Scotchman Peak is brighter, thanks to “goat ambassadors” who have been hiking the popular trail to educate hikers on avoiding contact with …
Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
Jill Michalak bucks convention at Glacier, where she is first female packer in the program’s history
Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 6:55 p.m.
While the flames have been doused in most areas, Northwest wildfires continue to impact mountain access for hikers and hunters.
Sun., Oct. 15, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
TRAILS – Readers had lingering questions, and so the The Spokesman-Review, about last Sunday’s story about a woman who was struck from behind by a bicyclist as she walked on …
Sat., Oct. 14, 2017
OUTLAW – Readers had lingering questions, and so the The Spokesman-Review, about last Sunday’s story about a woman who was struck from behind by a bicyclist as she walked on …
Sun., Oct. 8, 2017, 7 a.m.
A Spokane woman said she can’t feel safe on the Centennial Trail anymore after being plowed down from behind and injured by an unyielding bicyclist. She’s considering a lawsuit to …
Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 4:55 a.m.
A Ferry County Commission meeting set for Monday appears to be another step toward allowing motorized vehicles on 25 miles of rail trail corridor that county voters have supported for …
Sun., Sept. 24, 2017, 4:55 a.m.
Simplifying Washington’s fishing regulations is the goal of 13 proposals that will be presented at public meetings across the state by Fish and Wildlife Department fish managers.
Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
I’ve covered hundreds of miles of trail hiking and backpacking with my mother over two decades, but one thing never seems to change. I struggle to keep up.
Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 5:25 a.m.
Volunteers are signing up to put the finishing touches on an eight-mile loop trail for hikers, cyclists and horse riders adjacent to Fishtrap Lake.
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
One bowhunter is walking briskly into his backcountry elk camp this week with a team of four-legged helpers that take a load off his back without adding work and worry. …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 9:28 p.m.
A Spokane family heard the bang about 4 p.m. that transformed their refreshing Saturday hike past waterfalls in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area into a chilling overnight ordeal.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 10:04 p.m.
City lawmakers will soon decide whether to jump into the fray unfolding in Olympia over the state’s budget for new construction and a controversial court ruling involving water rights.
Sun., Aug. 20, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
The world of forest fires and fire prevention offers a lifetime of high adventure from a hiker’s point of view. Some of the best viewpoints in the region are accessed …
Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
Washington state agencies are looking into simplifying the quagmire of cards, stickers or vehicle mirror-hanger documents required for recreating on local, state and federal lands and perhaps even private timber …
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 5:27 a.m.
I’d planned a July day hike with my dog along a North Idaho stream for a good dose of outdoor exercise and a cool respite from the summer heat. The …
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 5:26 a.m.
A woman fiercely attacked by a black bear near the Priest Lake visitor center on July 4 had no time to use bear spray even if she’d have had it, …