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Meadow Creek Cabin, Clearwater National Forest. (U.S. Forest Service)

Clearwater National Forest proposes fee increases

PUBLIC LANDS -- Anyone who'd been paying attention to the federal budget and cutbacks in recreation funding shouldn't be surprised at today's announcement from the Clearwater National Forest. Officials propose to raise fees at 29 campgrounds and cabin/lookout rentals. Nez Perce–Clearwater National Forests Propose Recreation...

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About 8 inches of snow was recorded Sept. 30, 2013, at Logan Pass in Glacier National Park.    (Glacier National Park)

Snow closes Glacier Park's Logan Pass temporarily 

PARKS -- The first serious bout of winter-like weather has temporarily closed Glacier National Park's Going-to-the-Sun Road today at The Loop on the west side of the park. Weather conditions along the higher elevations of the Going-to-the-Sun Road today have included very windy conditions --...

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A trumpeter swan called Solo has frequented Turnbull Refuge for at least three decades. (Rajah Bose / FILE The Spokesman-Review)

Plan ahead for free entry to refuges Oct. 13

PUBLIC LANDS -- Federal land managers offer free entry to parks, forests, U.S. Bureau of Land management lands, refuges and other national interest lands where fees are charged on certain holidays scattered through the year. The next freebie is Oct.13 -- National Wildlife Refuge Day...

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