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From wire reports
From wire reports
Dishman Hills Conservancy is hosting the second annual Halloween Hike through the Enchanted Ravine.
“Mountaineering with a rifle” is how Taylor Glenn summed up his first few hours of pursuing mountain goats in Grand Teton National Park.
Staff and wire reports
From wire reports
Sandpoint is one of the most hip and beautiful communities in Idaho. Located on the shores of Lake Pend Oreille, Sandpoint has a great public beach, sidewalk cafes, craft beer, an annual music festival and many outdoor recreation amenities nearby.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will do controlled burns to restore habitat in the Oak Creek Wildlife Area in Yakima County starting as early as next week.
Staying almost two weeks longer than usual, ospreys – harbingers of spring and symbols of summer – have finally retreated from their residence in Hauser.
The Halloween season features all sorts of animals and the spooky tales involving them. Once you start to learn a bit more about these animals and where their Halloween legends came from, they might not seem so scary after all. Bats are one of the most popular animals of Halloween stories and have possibly received the worst rap of all because of their association with vampire folklore.
With cooler temperatures and higher humidity reducing wildfire danger, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife lifted fire restrictions, including the temporary ban on target shooting, on most department-managed lands on Thursday.
OLYMPIA – Biologists at the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife estimate that recent wildfires have burned tens of thousands of acres of Eastern Washington sage-grouse habitat adding to the reasons that the department is recommending endangered status for sage-grouse in Washington through its periodic status review processes.
57Hours.com and SNEWS recently collaborated on a survey addressing climbing route names, particularly those that have been flagged as discriminatory or offensive. The goal of the survey was to understand the opinions of those in the outdoor industry – both adventurers and mountain guides – and bring attention to the issue.
IDAHO FALLS – At the end of the 850-mile journey that chinook salmon make from the ocean to the central Idaho wilderness, the fish are beat up, decaying and will soon die.
I think most of us are trying to wrestle with a few new dynamics in our world. Things that never were (masks at the grocery store) are now fashion statements (mine are printed with trees and bears). Our friends are on ends of a spectrum of fear or denial that has us questioning our relationships, re-evaluating trust, and isolating for reasons separate from germ spread.
SEATTLE – “I think it really came down to a couple more pounds of cheese,” said ultraendurance athlete Becky Rogers, of what would have made a difference in her recent attempt to set the fastest known time for a 500-plus-mile stretch of the Pacific Crest Trail that spans Washington state, all without resupplying.
Have you ever been on a trail and come up to a tree crossing the path, or a washed-out bridge, or an overflowing trash can in a municipal park, and thought, ‘I wish I had known about this before I started my hike?’ ”
The Bureau of Land Management Spokane District has lifted the regulated fire closure on public lands administered by the BLM and the Bureau of Reclamation in Eastern Washington.