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Outdoors blog archive for Jan. 1, 2014

MONDAY, JAN. 6, 2014

SUNDAY, JAN. 5, 2014

SATURDAY, JAN. 4, 2014

FRIDAY, JAN. 3, 2014

Kokanee staging to spawn stack up by the thousands in November and December in Granite Creek, a Lake Pend Oreille tributary. (Rich Landers)

Idaho Fish and Game looks back at 2013

WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT -- Everybody's been looking back at 2013 for some perspective, including the Idaho Fish and Game Department. The revival of Lake Pend Oreille's kokanee fishery and completion of a new sockeye hatchery top the agency's highlights for the year. Read on for the…

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Canoeing the White Cliffs stretch of the Missouri River Breaks National Monument is a popular September activity. (Cheryl-Anne Millsap / Photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap)

Outdoor historic places saved-lost in 2013

Montana sites make national list of historic places saved, lost The National Trust for Historic Preservation released a list of 10 sites saved and 10 lost in 2013, with the Upper Missouri River Breaks in Central Montana making the saved list, and Pompey's Pillar in…

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Four inches of new snow greeted skiers at Lookout Pass on Jan. 3, 2013. (Lookout Pass Ski Area)

Powder-breaking news from Lookout Pass

WINTER SPORTS -- In the past few weeks, snow-goers have been worshipping every new inch of the precious-little snow that's been falling from the sky. That's why the 4 inches of beautiful snow that fell last night on Lookout Pass stirs some excitement. And look…

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A.G. Wallihan, photographer. Augusta Wallihan—Grocery Shopping. Albumen print, circa 1895. Standing over one of her many trophy mule deer, subsistence-and-sport huntress “Gusty” Wallihan appears every inch the frontier matron with her dressy bonnet, prairie-pattern cartridge belt, floral-embroidered gauntlets, hunting knife, and Remington-Hepburn rifle.  

 (Museum of Northwest Colorado)

Hunters must file reports to avoid fine 

UPDATE 1 p.m., 1-3-14: Be patient and willing to try later... the Washington website for reporting hunting activity has been down for hours, possibly from a surge in hunters trying to get on line. HUNTING -- Washington hunters must file a report for each deer,…

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THURSDAY, JAN. 2, 2014

Lake Spokane drawdown to begin Monday

RESERVOIRS -- The annual drawdown of Lake Spokane, the Spokane River reservoir also known as Long Lake, is set to begin on Monday (Jan. 6), Avista Utilities announced today in a media release. In 2013, the drawdown started on Jan. 23. Once the drawdown begins,…

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