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TUESDAY, OCT. 24, 2017

A visitor doesn’t have to be a technical rock climber to enjoy easy hikes into Grand Teton National Park’s interior. (MIKE BRODWATER Special to the S-R)

National Parks consider 17 percent fee hike 

PUBLIC LANDS -- The National Park Service is floating a steep increase in entrance fees at 17 of its most popular parks, mostly in the West, to address a backlog of maintenance and infrastructure projects. Visitors to the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Yellowstone, Zion and other...

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SUNDAY, OCT. 2, 2016

Crews work to install a huge culvert in the Mount Spokane State Park Road on Aug. 26, 2016. (Rich Landers)

Mount Spokane road reopening on Monday

PARKS -- Mount Spokane Park Road, which has been closed to the general public this summer during construction, will be re-opened to motorized vehicle and non-motorized vehicle use starting on Monday, Oct. 3. Initially the road will be reopened with flagging in one direction, park...

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THURSDAY, SEPT. 1, 2016

Volunteer Andy Fuzak hikes with the Google Trekker up Deep Creek Canyon in Riverside State Park. (Rich Landers)

Google Trekker images feature Spokane area online

TRAILS -- Images from Google Trekker's fall visit to Spokane are showing up online to give people around the world 360-degree views of some special local places. Volunteers carried the 40-some-pound backpack and towering Google Trekker camera in places such as Riverside State Park -...

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