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Outdoors blog archive for Jan. 17, 2011

MONDAY, JAN. 17, 2011

A stock trailer holds a portion of some 100 antelope after they were captured in Nevada and tagged before being transported to Central Washington where they were released Jan. 15 and 16 on the Yakama Indian Reservation. The project was sponsored by Safari Club International with the cooperation of wildlife agencies from both states and the Yakamas. (Safari Club International)

Washington gets pronghorns from Nevada

WILDLIFE -- Pronghorns are back in Washington. After years of negotiations and miles of red tape, a herd of about 100 pronghorns (also known as antelope) from Nevada were released into Central Washington over the weekend, according to a just-filed Northwest Sportsman online report. The...

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Paddler shares Hangman Creek scouting report

PADDLING -- Spokane paddler and guidebook author Dan Hansen couldn't find a scouting report for a stretch of Hangman Creek at high water, so he set out by foot on Sunday to find out for himself. Hansen hiked the 10-mile stretch from the Qualchan Historical...

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A fisher is lured to a bait in the Selkirk Mountains by Idaho Fish and Game Department researchers for this photo, made by a motion-activated remote camera.  (Idaho Fish and Game)

Fisher gives rare photo op

WILDLIFE -- Idaho Fish and Game Department researchers used bait and a motion-activated remote camera to photograph the fisher shown above. Seeing these critters in the Inland Northwest is very rare without taking such lengthy measures. These large, quick members of the weasel family are...

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2010 a record-book year for climate

CLIMATE CHANGE-- Last year was a climatological wonder, with figures indicating that 2010 was not only the wettest since record keeping began in 1860, but the year also tied with 2005 for the hottest, according to a story in The New York Times.

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories and columns for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including Outdoors feature sections on Sunday and Thursday.

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