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Outdoors blog archive for July 2011


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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MONDAY, JULY 4, 2011

Abagail  Alfano of Pine, La., put a sugar-water solution in a red plastic cup and didn't have to wait long before she had a swarm of feathered friends.
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Hummingbirds not above a handout

BIRDWATCHING -- Living in a hummingbird migratory route has its benefits for close-up bird observation. When the activity was peaking at her feeder, Abagail Alfano of Pine, La., put a sugar-water solution in a red plastic cup and didn't have to wait long before she...

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SUNDAY, JULY 3, 2011


FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2011

Black bear sought in attack near Colville

DANGEROUS WILDLIFE -- Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife officers are searching for a black bear reported to have attacked a female jogger northeast of Colville Thursday. Stevens County Sheriff’s officials say a 36-year-old woman was attacked by a black bear while she was jogging...

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A  robin leaps into the air while taking a bath in a parking lot puddle at River Forks Park near Roseburg, Ore. (Associated Press)

Centennial Trail flush with nesting birds

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Serious birdwatchers are finding plenty to see and hear along the Spokane River Centennial Trail this week. Here's part of a report posted today by Tina Blewett on Inland Northwest Birders. Went on a walk on the Centennial Trail yesterday and saw...

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In the spring, when flows are up on Washington's White Salmon River and water is spilled at Condit Dam, there's enough to attract rafters to a stretch that's otherwise dewatered. (Troy Wayrynen / The Columbian)

Detour starting for White Salmon River rafters

RIVER RUNNING -- Boater passage under the Northwestern Lake bridge on the Washington's White Salmon River will be closed beginning Tuesday. The White Salmon River, a popular whitewater rafting attraction, flows south from glaciers on Mount Adams, entering the Columbia River by the town of...

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