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Outdoors blog archive for July 16, 2014


Anglers boat a Columbia River sockeye salmon. (Rich Landers)

Lake Wenatchee sockeye season starts Saturday 

FISHING -- The record run of sockeye up the Columbia River has made way for a salmon season on Lake Wenatchee starting Saturday, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has just announced. However, fires may block road access for the opener. Action: Lake Wenatchee…

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Tiger swallowtail butterfly. (Craig Goodwin)

Planted flowers attract classy clientelle 

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- "Two of my favorite things in our garden this morning," Spokane Valley pastor/photographer Craig Goodwin said Tuesday. "Tiger swallowtail butterflies and purple coneflowers. The blue flax to the left is a volunteer from some wildflower seeds I planted a couple years ago."

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories and columns for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including Outdoors feature sections on Sunday and Thursday.

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