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2018: Outdoor transitions

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 8:59 p.m.

In this undated photo provided by the Warren Miller Co., Warren Miller is shown posing for a photo with a film camera. Miller, the prolific outdoor filmmaker who for decades made homages to the skiing life that he narrated with his own humorous style, died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, at his home on Orcas Island, Wash., his family said. He was 93. A World War II veteran, ski racer, surfer and sailor, Miller produced more than 500 films on a variety of outdoor activities. However it was his ski films for which he was most known. (AP)
In this undated photo provided by the Warren Miller Co., Warren Miller is shown posing for a photo with a film camera. Miller, the prolific outdoor filmmaker who for decades made homages to the skiing life that he narrated with his own humorous style, died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, at his home on Orcas Island, Wash., his family said. He was 93. A World War II veteran, ski racer, surfer and sailor, Miller produced more than 500 films on a variety of outdoor activities. However it was his ski films for which he was most known. (AP)

Died: Legendary ski filmmaker Warren Miller, 93, died in January. Coeur d’Alene’s Dan Herby, who appeared in three Miller films, remembered him fondly.

Died: Coeur d’Alene climber Alexander J. Reed, 20, fell to his death while climbing at Smith Rock State Park in April.

Retired: Longtime spokeswoman for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Madonna Luers, retired in August.

Retired: Legendary bike mechanic Dave Mannino turned in his tools in January, although the meticulous craftsman still works occasionally.

Hired: Kelly Susewind started as the head honcho at the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife in August. His first months were eventful, with starving orcas, wolf depredation and a looming budget crisis all grabbing headlines.

Hired: Ed Schriever will take over as director of the Idaho Department of Fish and Game on Jan. 13, replacing Virgil Moore, who is retiring. The deputy director has been with the department for 35 years, his entire career.

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