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Outdoors blog archive for Oct. 15, 2014

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 15, 2014

At an elevation of about 10,900 feet, the Beartooth Pass offers early- and late-season backcountry skiing opportunities.  (Casey Riffe / Billings Gazettte)

Winter knocks: Beartooth Pass closed for season

WINTERSPORTS -- Winter conditions are finally starting to bare their teen in the high mountains. Beartooth Pass on the Montana-Wyoming border is closed for the winter and significant snowfall is forecast today for the Washington Cascades. Forecasters say 3-to-7 inches of snow are possible in…

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A mule deer roams through an area burned by the summer 2014 Carlton Complex fires in northcentral Washington. (Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife)

Role of wildfire topic of Colville program

FORESTS -- A burning issue will be discussed in Colville on Oct. 22: “Fires and Forests, East of the Cascade Divide” will be presented by John F. Marshall sponsored by the Panorama chapter of the Society of American Foresters, Northeast Chapter of the Washington Farm…

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