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Outdoors blog archive for June 15, 2011


Hikers explore the Dishman Hills Natural Area in Spokane Valley. (Rich Landers)

'State of Our Trails' program set for Thursday

TRAILS– Efforts to maintain and develop some of the region’s standout trails will be presented at the annual “state of our trails” program organized by the Inland Northwest Trails Coalition Thursday, 6 p.m., at Mountain Gear Corporate Headquarters, 6021 E. Mansfield in Spokane Valley. (See…

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49 Degrees North is an exciting and easy-to-reach skiing destination.  (Courtesy 49 Degrees North)

49 Degrees North plans another expansion

SKIING -- Owners of 49 Degrees North have announced plans for another major expansion, with a double chair on Angel Peak and construction of a mid-mountain lodge in time for the 2012-2013 ski and snowboard season. Continue on to read detals from the media release…

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The fur-trade era of 1810-1812 will be reenacted in a Living History encampment next weekend at the Spokane House Interpretive Area of Riverside State Park. (Spokesman-Review)

Fur Trade Encampment at Riverside State Park

LIVING HISTORY -- Flint and steel firemaking, open-fire cooking, flintlock shooting and even a cannon salute will generate smoke and cheers at Riverside State Park this weekend. The annual Fur Trade Encampment will return the Spokane House Interpretive site to the 1810-1825 period when traders,…

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How to crate-train your hunting dog

DOGS -- The portable dog crates hunters use to transport their canine companions to the field also are excellent tools for house-breaking pups and new dogs and quickly bringing them into the family -- so you can get a full night's sleep! The following training…

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