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Outdoors blog archive for Jan. 1, 2017

THURSDAY, FEB. 9, 2017


 (U.S. Bureau of Reclamation)

Lake Roosevelt water levels forecast posted

WATERSPORTS -- The revised forecast has been released for water levels at Lake Roosevelt this spring as water managers predict how how much the Columbia River reservoir will be drawn down to accommodate spring runoff and how fast it will refill to summer elevations of...

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 8, 2017



The aftermath of a chilly fishing morning on the Columbia River near Kennewick on Feb. 7, 2017. (Tony Warren)

Relentless winter tests anglers' mettle

FISHING -- Tony Warren's photo above showing iced up fishing gear after a morning of jigging on the Columbia River at the Tri Cities says a lot about the trials anglers have suffered this winter. Ice fishermen are whistling a sweet tune with their numb...

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TUESDAY, FEB. 7, 2017

Checkerboard forest management stands out in this Jan. 4, 2017, image photographed from the International Space Station. (NASA)

Priest River checkerboard forestry vivid in NASA photo 

PUBLIC LANDS -- The checkerboard forestry management on Idaho state lands just south of Priest Lake stands out in a winter photo from NASA. "An astronaut aboard the International Space Station observed this distinctive checkerboard pattern alongside the Priest River in northern Idaho," says NASA's...

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1, 2017



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