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Outdoors blog archive for Nov. 2016

THURSDAY, NOV. 17, 2016

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016

This  2012 photo provided by Wolves of the Rockies shows a grizzly bear near the Lamar Valley in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming. (Marc Cooke/Wolves of the Rockies / Associated Press)

Status of Yellowstone grizzly bears discussed

ENDANGERED SPECIES – State and federal wildlife managers are meeting today and Thursday to consider removing Endangered Species Act protections from grizzly bears living in Yellowstone National Park. Officials are meeting in Cody to discuss post-delisting management plans. The member agencies of the Yellowstone Ecosystem…

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TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2016

Jim Scoggin hauled a black bear carcass to the family’s Blue Mountains hunting camp in 1939. Family members at the camp in 2016 said the photo, entitled “When men were men,” is the oldest remaining photo from the annual camp they’ve occupied since 1937 and starting on five generations. (Courtesy)

Bad guys shouldn't trust a hunter 

They’ve learned to trust no one and no one should trust what they say, either. “One year we had a skinned-out bear hanging on the pole,” Koller said, recounting a legendary Scoggin Hole story. “A guy driving by stopped and asked what it was, one...

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MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2016

Forget about the cheap sunglasses.
 (File Associated Press / The Spokesman-Review)

No off-season for sunscreen

OUTDOOR SAFETY -- Don't put your medical care in the hands of a wholesaler. I was in Costco the other day looking to stock up on sunscreen. When I couldn't find any, I asked a floor manager where it's located. "Oh, sunscreen is sort of...

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SUNDAY, NOV. 13, 2016

FRIDAY, NOV. 11, 2016

Official searches have been called off for a hiker missing on the Pacific Crest Trail since Oct. 12.

Hope not lost for finding missing PCT hiker

HIKING -- Official search and rescue efforts have been suspended for Kris Fowler, a Pacific Crest Trail thru hiker who's been missing in the Washington portion of the 2,660-mile trail since Oct. 12. But family and friends continue to hold hope that adventurers or hunters…

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THURSDAY, NOV. 10, 2016


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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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