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Outdoors blog archive for July 5, 2011

TUESDAY, JULY 5, 2011


Mount Baker, meadows and beautiful sunrises await hikers at Welcome Pass. (Jason Racey / Washington Trails Association)

Climber's body found on Mount Baker

MOUNTAINEERING -- Searchers have found the body of a woman who fell and was missing Saturday while climbing on Mount Baker on northwestern Washington. The Whatcom County sheriff’s office says 34-year-old Sheryl Costello, of Golden, Colo., had reached the summit of the 10,781-foot mountain on...

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These Diamond Pack wolf pups triggered a remote camera stationed in northeastern Washington by the Washington Department of Natural Resources in cooperation with the state Fish and Wildlife Department. The motion-triggered cameras help monitor wolf movements and numbers.  (Washington Department of Natural Resources)

Fourth breeding wolf pack confirmed in Washington

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- Washington’s fourth documented breeding wolf pack has been confirmed, this one in Kittitas County, the Washington Fish and Wildlife Depatment just announced. Last month, agency biologists caught, attached a radio collar and released an adult female wolf that was lactating, indicating she...

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Woman drowns rafting Wenatchee River

RIVER RUNNING -- A 69-year-old Chelan County woman drowned Sunday while on a guided rafting trip on the Wenatchee River. The Wenatchee World says Sharon G. Hughes was one of seven family members and a guide in a raft that hit log jam in the...

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Rock gutarist Ted Nugent is an avid hunter with gun and bow as well as an outspoken political conservative and gun-rights advocate.  (Jenny Risher)

Plug your ears! Ted Nugent is coming

HUNTING/SHOOTING -- Rock guitarist, gun rights advocate, shameless hunter and "Kill It and Grill It," cookbook author Ted Nugent is coming to Spokane for a concert Thursday at The Knitting Factory. What would YOU ask The Nuge about guns or hunting if you had a...

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