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Fire starter for the future?

OUTDOOR NEWS -- Linsey, a student from Eastern Washington University, has been job-shadowing me today, and she's been asking a lot of good questions about the Outdoors beat and about newspapers in general.

"Will there be newspapers around in 10 years?" she asked as we were wrapping up her day in the day in the life of an outdoor writer.

"I don't know the answer," I told her honestly.  "But it seems as though there will always be a need for fire starter, fish wrap and bird cage liner."

"There's probably an ap for that," she said. 

Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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