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Tuesday, December 18, 2018  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Reader photo: Mama osprey

A mother osprey perches high above the Bowl and Pitcher in Riverside State Park. Spike Lynch captured this shot early in December.
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Study tries to answer question: What makes a deer tick?

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 6:06 p.m.

The question of how much “intelligence” white-tailed deer possess is one that hunters ask themselves often, as do deer researchers. Or maybe intelligence is the wrong word. Perhaps whatever smarts a deer has – and most seem to have plenty – should more accurately be described as instincts.
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With new aviary the Coeur d’Alene Tribe is poised to protect eagles

Monday was a monumental day for the Coeur d’Alene Tribe. They officially opened an aviary designed to provide eagles, those which have been severely injured and unable to survive in the wild, with a lifetime of food, protection, and care. Such conditions can result in an eagle living for nearly 50 years, much longer than those exposed to life in the wild.