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MONDAY, APRIL 3, 2017

TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2016

Bicyclists pedal up Glacier National Park's Going to the Sun Road during Memorial Day weekend.  Bicyclists owned the road, which had just be cleared of snow to Logan Pass weeks earlier than normal but was not yet open to motor vehicles. (Jim Mellen)

Glacier Park bike shuttle service debuts

PARKS – A new early season shuttle bus service for bicycle riders on the Going-to-the-Sun Road through Glacier National Park debuted on Saturday. The free service operates seven days a week through June 26 or when the GTSR opens to vehicles, whichever comes first. Monitor...

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 11, 2015

FRIDAY, NOV. 7, 2014

Flamingos gather at lagoons in the high Andes of South America.   (Pacific Biodiversity Institute)

Birding, fly fishing programs presented this week

OUTGROUPS – Inland Northwest outdoors groups have drummed up some good stuff for their monthly free programs. Among this week’s offerings are: • Trans-America touring and local bicycling programs will be discussed by three speakers, 6:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 10, at Riverview Retirement Center, 2117...

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 5, 2014

A pair of common loons produced one chick in their first nesting effort at Long Lake in 2009. The female loon was back on a nest in May 2010 before Fish and Wildlife Department officials reported that she had been shot around May 9. Photo by Daniel Poleschook Jr. (Photo by Daniel Poleschook Jr.)

Outdoor groups revive monthly programs

OUTTEACH – After a summer hiatus, Inland Northwest outdoors groups are reviving monthly free programs. Among this week’s offerings are: Bicycling Trans-Washington, 6:30 p.m., Monday, at Riverview Retirement Center, 2117 E. North Crescent Ave., for Spokane Bicycle Club. Audubon Adventures, birding and nature activities for...

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TUESDAY, MAY 20, 2014

MONDAY, MAY 12, 2014

TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2014

THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2014

FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 2013

MONDAY, MAY 21, 2012

THURSDAY, MAY 10, 2012

TUESDAY, OCT. 25, 2011

Bike glove turn-signal invented for cyclists

CYCLING -- An Oregon man is using the latest LED technology to develop a turn signal glove to give bicyclists, and those behind them, a safer and more visible way to turn, especially in low-light situations. Jack O'Neal, an Afghanistan war veteranmechanical engineering at Portland...

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2011

THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2011

THURSDAY, JULY 7, 2011

A bicycle built for a family heads out of Spokane during the Northwest Tandem Rally over the Fourth of July holiday weekend, 2011. (Ted Magnuson)

Northwest Tandem Rally snapshot

BICYCLING -- Spokane treated the 600 riders in the Northwest Tandem Rally to sunny weather over the holiday weekend and two days of tandem cycling fun out of the city and into the Palouse. But as you can see, tandem doesn't always mean a bicycle...

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2011

SUNDAY, MARCH 27, 2011

Learn to take care of your bike

CYCLING -- A free session in bicycle maintenance basics will be offered Thursday, 7 p.m.,at the Spokane REI store. The session will demystify important highlights from removing the tire and fixing a flat to keeping the drive train clean and functioning correctly. Pre-register to reserve...

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