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Chuck Huber and a group of Spokane Mountaineers enjoyed an after-work hike through the Slavin Conservation Area. (Rich Landers)

Kendall Yards gathering celebrates hitting the trail

OUTDOOR RECREATION – An “All Out Trail Celebration” involving more than 30 outdoor community organizations will be held at the Kendall Yards Welcome Center on Saturday, Jan. 28, organized by REI. Clubs, event organizers, land managers, conservation and stewardship groups will be represented, said Carol...

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FRIDAY, AUG. 17, 2012

Hikers view the waterfall in Liberty Lake County Park's natural area.  Washington Trails Association volunteers are working to reroute the trail to make it safer and more sustainable. (Rich Landers)

Volunteers needed for trail work at area parks

TRAILS – Trails at Liberty Lake, Mount Spokane and the Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge are scheduled for rerouting or maintenance projects by the Washington Trails Association in the next few weeks. The most ambitious project involves work near a popular waterfall to make...

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THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2012

MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2012

Horse riders gather at the cabin site high on the 7 mile loop trail in Liberty Lake County Park. (Rich Landers)

Helpers needed for trail project at Liberty Lake

TRAILS – Helpers are needed for a series of Liberty Lake trail rerouting projects on the 7-mile loop trail at Liberty Lake County Park, starting next Sunday, organized by the Washington Trails Association. Other scheduled dates for working at Liberty Lake are March 29 and...

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TUESDAY, SEPT. 13, 2011

MONDAY, AUG. 29, 2011

Laurie Fleming of Spokane adds muscle power to a Washington Trails Association volunteer project to improve a trail in Spokane County's Iller Creek Conservation Area. (Rich Landers)

Spokane-area trail work projects fall into place

VOLUNTEERING OUTDOORS -- Helpers are needed for two reconstruction projects on popular trails near Spokane this month. The Washington Trails Association is coordinating the work as follows: Mount Spokane, Sept. 1 and 15 – the last of several Thursday work parties on re-routes of trails...

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Jane Baker, right, coaches Washington Trails Association volunteers Jeff Hugus, left, and Randy Greyerbiehl as they saw a log off the Shedroof Divide Trail. The volunteers spent last weekend clearing more than 80 blowdowns off a two-mile section in the Colville National Forest. (The Spokesman-Review)

Volunteer for trail work from Liberty Lake to Salmo-Priest

PUBLIC LANDS – The Washington Trails Association once again is organizing projects to build or maintain popular non-motorized trails in northeastern Washington, from Spokane Valley to the Salmo-Priest Wilderness. The group projects range from one-day stints to week-long volunteer vacation projects that culminate in great...

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