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Saturday, December 14, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Reader photo: Duck, duck … duck

Cathy Lee took this photo of a duck near a small pond near E. 61st Ave. and the Palouse Highway. “I saw this pair of ducks playing and flying in and out of the pond,” she wrote. “Snow was on the ground and there was light fog blowing through. At times rays of sun would shine through the fog lift, showing off the spectacular colors of these amazing birds.” 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 spokesman.com/outdoors.

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Hunter’s mind wanders during down time in woods

BILLINGS – Alone in the woods, amid the wonders of nature, I often think deeply about the important questions in life, such as: Is buying Halloween candy cheaper per ounce than buying whole candy bars? Yep, sometimes too much time alone in the woods can let the evil squirrels of my mind run a little wild.
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WSU gets first elk for hoof disease research

Elk S19, otherwise known as Salix, is the first elk calf acquired by Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine for its Elk Hoof Disease Research Program. Salix arrived on the Pullman campus late last week and has been kept in isolation.
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Reader photo: The young and (not yet) bald

A young bald eagle gets ready to launch. It takes about five years for bald eagles to acquire their white head and tail. Buck Domitrovich took this photo at the Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge on Nov. 21. 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 spokesman.com/outdoors.