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Outdoors blog archive for July 7, 2011

THURSDAY, JULY 7, 2011

Spokesman-Review outdoors editor Ted Nugent interview's rocker, hunter, gun-rights zealot Ted Nugent before his concert at the Knitting Factory on July 7, 2011. (Dan Pelle)

Interviewing The Nuge: He blew me away

HUNTING/SHOOTING -- After an hour-long interview on hunting, shooting and the American way with Ted Nugent, followed by a two-hour concert that loosened the mortar between the bricks of the Knitting Factory, I must say..... I need an F-ing break. Story to come.

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A bicycle built for a family heads out of Spokane during the Northwest Tandem Rally over the Fourth of July holiday weekend, 2011. (Ted Magnuson)

Northwest Tandem Rally snapshot

BICYCLING -- Spokane treated the 600 riders in the Northwest Tandem Rally to sunny weather over the holiday weekend and two days of tandem cycling fun out of the city and into the Palouse. But as you can see, tandem doesn't always mean a bicycle...

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Forest Service taps new Sandpoint District Ranger

NATIONAL FORESTS -- A Forest Service administrator in Vermont has been named the new Sandpoint District ranger by Idaho Panhandle National Forests acting forest supervisor Maggie Pittman. Erik Walker, Deputy District Ranger in the Green Mountain National Forest in Vermont will replace Dick Kramer who...

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Idaho Panhandle fisheries projects listed

FISHERIES MANAGEMENT -- With the field season finally in full swing, here are some of the projects Idaho Fish and Game Department fisheries biologists are conducting on the Idaho Panhandle, according to Jim Fredericks, regional fisheries manager in Coeur d'Alene: Channel catfish stocking program evaluation...

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A climber learns the ropes during a UClimb rock climbing event at Q’emiln Park in Post Falls in July 2010. (Jon Jonkers)

UClimb: learn to have a life on the rocks

ROCK CLIMBING – A fun-oriented, low-key weekend event to introduce people to the sport of rock climbing is set for July 23-24 at Q’emiln Park in Post Falls. The annual UClimb (www.uclimb.org) sponsored by Mountain Gear recruits professional climbers who teach and encourage beginners to...

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