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Since 1964, Colville has provided the rough wilderness training stage for thousands of service members who might be forced to survive in a wilderness setting behind enemy lines through the Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (SERE) School.
Two conservation groups are suing the U.S. Forest Service alleging that the Colville National Forest expanded all-terrain vehicle access without proper public, or scientific, input
The newest trail project on the Colville National Forest near Sullivan Lake offers hikers a trip down memory lane. Each step leads to lessons ranging from industrialization to ecosystem recovery, with the occasional deer or bear sighting along the way.
Trails and undeveloped areas in the Colville National Forest remain open.
Though not the most popular way to obtain a tree, cut-your-own Christmas trees remain an important part of family traditions – old and new – for some Spokane families.
After 15 years of deliberations, the U.S. Forest Service announced Tuesday it has approved a management plan for the Colville National Forest that creates about 61,000 acres of new protected wilderness area – significantly less than environmentalists had hoped for.
On Friday, a judge temporarily blocked the killing of the sole surviving member of the Old Profanity Territory wolf pack.
A nearly two-decade-long process determining the style and scope of management on the 1.1 million-acre Colville National Forest will come to a close this fall.
Individuals or groups who filed objections to the draft Colville National Forest Plan will have a chance to meet with officials April 24-26 in Colville.
Last week, The Spokesman-Review reported that fishing guides on Lake Roosevelt have been
The U.S. Forest Service will hold a conference call to provide an update on the review of objections to the revised Colville National Forest Plan. The call will also discuss the format and scheduling of the upcoming face-to-face meeting.
A proposal that would have more than quadrupled the amount of protected wilderness in Eastern Washington came to a screeching halt this fall.
Members of the Togo wolf pack killed a cow in the Colville National Forest and injured another last week, according to state wildlife officials.
The Lands Council is proposing that ranchers who have grazing allotments on the Colville National Forest shift their cattle from higher allotments to lower elevation ones.
A recent article in the The Spokesman-Review (“Colville cutting down decades of decline,” Feb. 3) celebrated increased logging on the Colville National Forest. The main justification for logging is to provide fodder for the local mills at taxpayer expense while claiming that the timber cutting is “restoration.” Colville forest Supervisor Rodney Smoldon was quoted as suggesting that removal of trees would expand “forest restoration work necessary to reduce the risk of wildfire in northeast Washington.”
After decades of declining timber harvests and forest restoration projects, the Colville National Forest has turned a corner and is dramatically increasing both.
Whitebark pines, a struggling but ecologically important species, are getting a boost in northeastern Washington from the Colville National Forest and the
A fire burning far north of Spokane in Pend Oreille County near Sullivan Lake grew to about 1,700 acres Monday night.