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Outdoors blog archive for Jan. 11, 2011

TUESDAY, JAN. 11, 2011

Canadian Ski Marathon weeds out weenies

NORDIC SKIING -- You don't have to leave North America to participate in one of the longest, toughest nordic skiing events on the planet, but it might help to brush up on your French. The annual Canadian Ski Marathon involves skiing 100 miles over two...

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Wildlife officials discuss agency cuts tonight

WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT -- Washington Fish and Wildlfie Department Director Phil Anderson is scheduled to discuss legislative proposals for budget cuts and agency mergers during a public meeting tonight starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Inland Northwest Wildlife Council, 6116 N. Market in Spokane. Deputy Director...

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A bird attacks a kite designed like it during the International Kite Festival in Ahmadabad, India, Monday, Jan. 10, 2011. Kite-flyers from 36 countries are participating in the festival which runs from Jan. 9. to Jan. 14. (Ajit Solanki / Associated Press)

Hawks higher than a kite

WILDLIFE -- Hawks aren't fond of competition in their territory, as we see in this photo of a bird attacking a hawk-shaped during the International Kite Festival in Ahmadabad, India, on Monday. Kite-flyers from 36 countries are participating in the festival. No word on how...

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