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2020: Most read outdoor stories

A GPS collared cougar reacts after it was treed by hounds on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, near Colville, Wash.  (TYLER TJOMSLAND)
A GPS collared cougar reacts after it was treed by hounds on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, near Colville, Wash. (TYLER TJOMSLAND)

The most-read outdoor stories of 2020, presented chronologically:

• Two Washington Fish and Wildlife employees rescue dog from icy Banks Lake, Feb. 1

• Scaring cougars for science: Research in northeast Washington looks at effectiveness, long term impacts of hazing, March 5

• Statewide fishing ban ordered by Washington wildlife managers, March 25

• Stranded snowbirds: Spread of the coronavirus has left full-time RVers and van dwellers on the run, March 29

•  Biologists count 57 mountain goats in Idaho Selkirks, March 30

• Wolves, cougars ambush smaller predators attracted by scraps, April 2

• Spokane man continues hiking Pacific Crest Trail despite pleas to stop, April 6

• Mt. Spokane’s new uphill ski policy raises concerns, questions and some hope from users, Dec. 1

• For the first time in more than 80 years, salmon spawning in the upper Columbia River, Dec. 17 

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