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THURSDAY, SEPT. 8, 2016

TUESDAY, AUG. 30, 2016

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 17, 2016

The Spokane River flows into Lake Roosevelt, created by the damming of the Columbia River.   (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)

Heat's on: All fires banned at Lake Roosevelt

CAMPING -- Don't plan on a campfire in many public areas for the rest of the month. Prolonged heat and dry weather has most public land agencies issuing restrictions on fires. Citing extreme conditions, Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area officials have announced that starting Friday,...

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SATURDAY, AUG. 13, 2016

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 10, 2016

Many Glacier Valley in Glacier National Park.  (Tim Rains / National Park Service)

Glacier Park lures record visitation in July

PUBLIC LANDS -- Publicity about the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service may have contributed to Glacier National Park having its busiest month on record in July, with more than 818,000 people visiting the Montana gem. Park officials say that the previous single-month record...

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FRIDAY, AUG. 5, 2016

TUESDAY, AUG. 2, 2016

FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2016

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2016

FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2016

SUNDAY, MAY 22, 2016

MONDAY, MAY 9, 2016

THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2016

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2016

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MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2016

THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2016

MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2016

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MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2016

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TUESDAY, FEB. 2, 2016

FRIDAY, JAN. 29, 2016

MONDAY, JAN. 4, 2016

I love huckleberries," says Vickie Sienknecht, who picked this bunch of beauties in August 2014. (Courtesy file photo to SR: Vickie Sienknecht)

Top Landers Outdoors Blog posts in 2015 

OUTDOORS -- The most-viewed post on my Outdoors Blog in 2015 – indeed, the top originally written post by any of the newspaper bloggers -- was an April Fools Day post entitled “Huckleberry picking to be banned in Idaho Panhandle Forests.” For those of you...

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