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Outdoors blog archive for July 17, 2014


Wildfire near Pateros, Washington, on July 17, 2014.

Fires scorch hopes for sockeye fishermen

FISHING -- The heat and smoke of wildfires is forcing some anglers to temporarily chill their enthusiasm for catching a share of the record run of sockeye heading into the upper Columbia. Pateros area is being evacuated tonight because of the Carlton Complex fires, and…

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David A. Norwood of Wapato died while paragliding of Chelan Butte on July 16, 2014.

Paraglider crashes, dies at Chelan Butte

FLYING -- A 55-year-old Wapato man has died in a paragliding accident in Chelan County. Chelan County Sheriff Brian Burnett says David A. Norwood, known as an experienced flyer, crashed after taking off from the top of Chelan Butte on Wednesday afternoon. Witnesses reporting seeing…

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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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