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Outdoors blog autumn archive

MONDAY, OCT. 10, 2016

Oct. 10 at about 4800' elevation, snowman-weather in the Inland Northwest; Mount Spokane in the background. (Ed Cairns)

Snowman arrives at Mount Spokane

SEASONS -- As I reported this morning, the Summit Road to the top of Mount Spokane was closed, at least temporarily, today because of snow that fell last night. Mount Spokane State Park officials said the Summit Road will reopen if the snow melts before...

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MONDAY, DEC. 15, 2014

MONDAY, OCT. 13, 2014

A cow moose rests with her twins in the Ponderosa neighborhood. (Bob Fulton)

Ponderosa moose family livin' the life

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Moose in wild and not-so-wild areas are popular subjects for in Inland Northwest shutterbugs, as one can see in a glance on our Readers' Outdoor Photo Gallery. But some neighborhoods are more oriented to family living than others. "This moose family visits...

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THURSDAY, SEPT. 11, 2014

Bull moose during September in Montana. (Jaimie Johnson)

Bull moose a picture of autumn

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Montana outdoor photographer Jaimie Johnson caught this bull moose last week feeding among autumn colors. The moose, the largest member of the deer family in North America, is in the final stages of rubbing velvet off the huge antlers its grown since...

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FRIDAY, OCT. 4, 2013

Waterfowl move through the Inland Northwest in fall migrations when autumn colors begin to peak. (Brian Plonka)

Three tips for top fall hiking trails 

HIKING -- Fall is a stunning time to walk through the region's wildlands, from the scablands to the national forests. Here are three of my many "favorite" fall walks, all of which are detailed in my latest co-authored guide book, Day Hiking Eastern Washington. 1....

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