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Ferry County Rail Trail map shows areas that have been surfaced through May 2017. (Ferry County Rail Trail Partners)

Video: Rail trail has Ferry County on a roll

RAIL TRAILS -- With the blessing of hit pop-song singer, a delightful short video that's circulating on social media is a tribute to the join of a rail trail through the sparsely populated Kettle River Valley of northeastern Washington. Locals keep surfacing and developing the...

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TUESDAY, JULY 11, 2017

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SATURDAY, JULY 8, 2017

Beargrass, common in high reaches of Mount Spokane, the Selkirk Mountains and throughout the Rockies, can sprout more than 5 feet tall. (Rich Landers)

Beargrass bloom booming at Mount Spokane

HIKING -- Summer "snow drifts" of blooming beargrass are luring hikers to trails at Mount Spokane State Park this week. Named by members of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, beargrass isn't a grass. It's a plant that can have numerous basal rosettes on a common...

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Climber Bryson Williams of Spokane enjoys the view from the top of Harrison Peak looking south along the Selkirk Crest on June 11, 2017.
 (Benjamin Read)

View from top of Harrison Peak worth the slog

CLIMBING -- The Selkirk Mountains in Idaho continue to open their arms to adventurers willing to tough out spring transition conditions in the high country. On Sunday, Bryson Williams of Spokane and North Idaho resident Benjamin Read boot-slogged with ropes and other climbing gear four...

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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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