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Wednesday, August 21, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Sports >  Outdoors

Idaho mulls fall chinook season

Idaho Fish and Game officials are polling anglers to get their opinions on potential rules designed to balance salmon fishing with catch-release steelhead fishing, in preparation of a possible fall chinook fishing season on the Clearwater River this fall.
Sports >  Outdoors

Reader photo: The velveteen buck

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019, 5:21 p.m.

Jim Patten took this photo of a mule deer buck in velvet while hiking near Palisades Park. Web extra: Submit your own outdoors-related photographs for a chance to be published in our weekly print edition and browse our archive of past reader submissions online at
Sports >  Outdoors

Man swims 23-mile length of Idaho’s Priest Lake

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 1, 2019, 3:49 p.m.

There is a point in any endurance sport – once the muscles have loosened and the seconds have blended into minutes and then, even, hours – that the world condenses, and awareness is reduced to only the next step, stroke or pedal.