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Cris Currie of the Friends of Mount Spokane State Park, helped restore Cook's Cabin. (Rich Landers)

Mount Spokane board seeks new directors

PARKS – The Friends of Mount Spokane State Park board of directors is looking for new members. The non-profit board has a maximum membership of 15 directors and serves as a link between the park manager and park visitors, says Cris Currie, president. “It provides...

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FRIDAY, JAN. 6, 2017


Volunteers work in 2016 to build a new trail across the BLM's Fishtrap Lake recreation area. (Lynn Smith)

Good news for some hiking, biking trails in 2016

TRAILS -- Routes that beckon and lead hikers, bikers, hunters and other recreationists to adventure remained underfunded in most of the region in 2016 with volunteer trying to pick up slack for decimated federal trail maintenance budgets. However, there were highlights, such as the reopening...

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Backpacking in the high Sierra Mountains near Mount Whitney in California. (Rich Landers)

John Muir Trail hiking tips offered by locals

HIKING – Tips on hiking a classic 220-mile route through the high Sierra-Nevada Range of California will be presented by the Spokane Mountaineers at 7 p.m. on Monday at Mountain Gear Corporate Headquarters, 6021 E. Mansfield Ave. in Spokane Valley. Luke Bakken and Natasha Volkmann,...

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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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