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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 2014

TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 2014

Video: how to release pet dog from trap

WILDLIFE -- A new instructional video – Releasing your Dog from a Trap - is available on Idaho Fish and Game’s website and YouTube. The video doesn't come a day too soon, as several dogs in North Idaho already have been caught in traps intended...

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TUESDAY, FEB. 11, 2014

THURSDAY, JAN. 23, 2014

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 22, 2014

Dog poop along snowshoeing route at Mount Spokane State Park. (Warren D. Walker)

Dogs leaving their mark on Mount Spokane 

WINTER SPORTS -- The trend toward more dogs, linked to the growing popularity of snowshoeing, is getting easier to track at Mount Spokane State Park. And sometimes you might track it into your car. Snowshoer Warren D. Walker posted several photos of dog poop he...

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MONDAY, JAN. 13, 2014

FRIDAY, JAN. 3, 2014

Northeastern Oregon's Eagle Cap Extreme sled dog is one of six qualifiers in the lower 48 for the Iditarod and Yukon Quest sled dog races. (Eagle Cap Extreme)

Eagle Cap Extreme puts sled dogs to test 

WINTER SPORTS -- It's the only Iditarod and Yukon Quest sled dog race qualifier in the lower 48 that takes place west of the Rocky Mountains -- and it's virtually in our backyard. The 10th annual running of the Eagle Cap Extreme sled dog race...

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MONDAY, NOV. 25, 2013

TUESDAY, NOV. 5, 2013

THURSDAY, OCT. 17, 2013

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 16, 2013

THURSDAY, OCT. 3, 2013

FRIDAY, SEPT. 6, 2013

THURSDAY, AUG. 29, 2013

Preseason bird dog training is essential for the dog and the hunter. (Dan Hoke)

Give bird dog attention before the hunt

HUNTING -- My Outdoors column today bags some tips from pro trainer Dan Hoke of Dunfur Kennel for easing bird dogs into the seasons safely and efficiently. Many hunters get all excited about opening days -- forest grouse and mourning doves open Sunday. But the...

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MONDAY, AUG. 5, 2013

THURSDAY, JULY 25, 2013

TUESDAY, JULY 9, 2013

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19, 2013

American dog in a USA flag.

Americans love their dogs; not so in Iran

HUNTING -- I had some interesting conversations over meals with a professor from Iran a few years ago centered on our common love for hunting chukars. We don't hear much about that part of Middle Eastern culture, but he was a solid enthusiast for walking...

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THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 2013

MONDAY, JUNE 3, 2013

THURSDAY, MAY 30, 2013

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2013

TUESDAY, APRIL 16, 2013

SUNDAY, APRIL 7, 2013

Grasswidows follow the late-winter emergence of buttercups to start the early spring bloom of wildflowers on Spokane's  South Hill bluff. (Jim Kershner)

Grass widows not alone on South Hill bluff

TRAILS -- Local writer Jim Kershner, a household name to long-time readers of The Spokesman-Review, is having a ball watching spring explode along the trails of the South Hill bluff below High Drive. Last week he found a few bunches of arrowleaf balsamroot blooming a...

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TUESDAY, APRIL 2, 2013

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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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