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Outdoors blog archive for June 8, 2011


Clark Fork River a foot over flood stage

RIVERS -- The Clark Fork River was a foot over flood stage in Missoula on Tuesday, the Missoulian reports. The Montana river was predicted to rise another couple of feet by Thursday as rainfall and snowmelt increased flows. This isn't good news for anglers with…

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Free national forest access Saturday

PUBLIC LANDS – Saturday will be a thrifty time to visit Washington and Oregon national forests that require an access pass for popular recreation sites. In honor of "Get Outdoors Day," the Pacific Northwest Region of the Forest Service will waive the fees at sites…

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Boaters asked to lead effort on zebra mussels

BOATING -- Idaho has set up 15 roadside invasive species boat inspection stations, including five in the Panhandle. The goal is to prevent the state-by-state spread of exotic zebra and quagga mussels. People transporting a watercraft near boat inspection stations are required to stop. When…

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