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THURSDAY, NOV. 9, 2017


FRIDAY, FEB. 6, 2015

Red Ives Cabin, a Forest Service rental accommodation on the St. Joe Ranger District. (U.S. Forest Service)

St. Joe River cabin rental deadline Feb. 27

NATIONAL FORESTS -- The St. Joe Ranger District is still accepting applications for the lottery to select reservation rental dates for the popular Red Ives Cabin. Red Ives is among the small percentage of national forest rentals NOT on the national online reservation system. How...

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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 15, 2014

MONDAY, FEB. 4, 2013

A female wolverine and her cubs are seen in the Gravelly Range of southwest Montana in 2007. The government said Friday that wolverine habitat is threatened by climate change. (Associated Press)

Week's top outdoors stories in the S-R

Here's a sampling of the top outdoors stories in the S-R from the past few days: Bills would rein in wolves Feds propose endangered status for wolverine Environmental groups vow to sue feds over caribou habitat State Park ranger wears multiple hats at Mount Spokane...

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THURSDAY, AUG. 23, 2012

TUESDAY, FEB. 7, 2012

Hershberger Lookout sits atop Hershberger Peak in the Rogue River Siskiyou National Forest  near Onion Creek, Ore. The lookout was built in 1925 and is being restored as a rental. Associated Press
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Time to reserve forest cabins, lookouts

PUBLIC LANDS -- Most rentals for cabins and fire lookouts on national forests and parks are reserved on a national reservation system that allows the public to book dates no more than 180 days in advance. Check out the National Recreation Reservation Service online or...

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This little cabin at the West Glacier KOA accommodates up to four people. (Courtesy photo)

KOA's are more than campgrounds

CAMPING -- Commercial campgrounds are upgrading to accommodate people who don't necessarily like camping. KOA campgrounds, for instance, are featuring cabins and lodges at many of their facilities. Two KOAs around the outside of Glacier National Park offer cute little cabins and even high-end lodges...

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FRIDAY, FEB. 18, 2011

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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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