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Gear designed for two. (Courtesy)

Outdoor Valentines should think long term

OUTDOOR RELATIONSHIPS -- More than 34 years ago, my fiance and I walked into Dodson's Jewelers in Spokane and bought the rings we'd put on during our upcoming wedding. We walked out the door and drove to what was then the Eddie Bauer Bargain Basement...

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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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A black bear broke out a window and ravaged the insides of a Subaru near Seeley Lake, MT, for a few food items left inside. (Rich Landers)

Living with bears is slow learning process 

WILDLIFE -- Most savvy campers have heard about the Yosemite black bears that had become adept at opening windows and even trunks like pop-top lids to get to food left inside parked vehicles. Montana bears are becoming similarly sophisticated burglars. At a camping resort near...

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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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