Stories tagged: camping
UPDATED: Mon., June 24, 2019, 9:58 a.m.
Twenty-somethings Alexes Wilson and Donaven Farris see potential in the vacant Spokane Valley mobile home they see as a pathway out of homelessness. Just a few months ago the city …
Fri., June 21, 2019, 5:30 p.m.
Campers heading into the hills should remember to store their food and waste in bear-proof containers this summer.
Sat., May 25, 2019, 6 a.m.
Camping is no longer available at the Freeman Lake Access Site, located 5 miles north of Oldtown in Bonner County.
UPDATED: Thu., May 9, 2019, 2:26 p.m.
Throughout our travels, we’ve stayed in some fantastic campgrounds, perfect for exploring some of the best national parks and monuments in the West. The following campgrounds are some of our …
UPDATED: Mon., April 29, 2019, 6:32 p.m.
Americans have always embraced the open road, but now campers, the iconic symbol of middle-class success, are gaining ground with a new audience. Millennials not only are traveling the country …
Fri., Dec. 28, 2018
As public outcry over laws prohibiting camping, sitting or sleeping on public property grows, city officials and police say illegal camping is more wide spread than it has been in …
Fri., June 29, 2018, 12:23 p.m.
Visitors to the Palouse Ranger District of the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests should be prepared for travel impacts and a campground closure due to a Latah County bridge replacement project …
Fri., June 1, 2018, 2:46 p.m.
The Reeder Bay Campground, on Priest Lake, will be closed for the 2018 season while the campground is upgraded to flush toilets, according to a U.S. Forest Service news release.
Fri., May 11, 2018, 6 a.m.
Few things are more disheartening to the camping summer tourist than pulling into a campground and finding all of the sites full. It’s especially deflating when you’ve been on the …
Tue., May 8, 2018
New city laws aiming to protect Spokane’s publicly owned land will prohibit camping in the future. Those living in the camps will be directed to services, including shelters, unless all …
Thu., April 19, 2018, 6 p.m.
Gusty winds swept the mountains and deserts of Southern California on Thursday, forcing managers of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival to close campgrounds where thousands of fans were …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 3:09 p.m.
The St. Joe Ranger District is looking for volunteer campground hosts.
Sun., Jan. 21, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
Younger Americans are hitting the road in search of adventure, but still want the comforts of home.
Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 1 p.m.
The Pend Oreille County Public Utility District and the Colville National Forest are requesting feedback from users about camping along the reservoir near Pioneer Park, according to a news release.
Mon., Jan. 15, 2018
Even after our region’s first settlers built towns and cities, some would still head to wilder areas to practice “woodcraft”, as camping used to be called.
Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 3:34 p.m.
The boat, RV and sportsmen’s show season is getting underway for 2018.
Sun., Dec. 10, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
A University of Colorado sleep study sheds light on the benefits of winter camping.
Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 3:48 p.m.
Who needs a waterbed? The Shoal Tent from SmithFly blends a boat with a tent, and while not exactly practical, it looks pretty fun.
Mon., Oct. 30, 2017, 3:53 a.m.
Wildlife watching, especially around the home, and fishing have gained popularity in recent years while participation in hunting has declined slightly, according to a report released last month.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 1:30 p.m.
If you love to camp, fish and paddle a canoe, Quetico fulfills your wildest dream. Some 6,000 lakes, 32 waterfalls and 4,467 islands are waiting to be explored only by …
Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 5:25 a.m.
Hunters heading into the mountains this week still face restrictions on campfires and even generators as tinder-dry conditions persist through the region.
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
One bowhunter is walking briskly into his backcountry elk camp this week with a team of four-legged helpers that take a load off his back without adding work and worry. …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 6:16 p.m.
At the tender age of 9, I had to confront the harsh reality that my parents no longer loved me.
Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
Nestled in a canvas cocoon atop a cush foam mattress, I feel cozy and warm. The world around me is shut out — no wind, no lights, and no pointy …
Sun., Aug. 13, 2017, 5:25 a.m.
OUTDOORS – Four local women with wide-ranging experience in the great outdoors will join for a panel presentation on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Bowl and Pitcher amphitheater at …
Sat., Aug. 12, 2017, 5 a.m.
Emergency bans on campfires in campgrounds across the region have riled some, left others resigned to the need to prevent wildfires
Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 5:25 a.m.
Have you considered camping in the air? A growing trend, “hanging tents” meld hammock features with bug mesh, zippers, and a fly.
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
Coming in 2018, Airstream touts its latest model as aerodynamic, lightweight, and strong. But this isn’t your dad’s aluminum tow-behind. The company shifts to fiberglass for the Nest, a camper …
UPDATED: Thu., July 27, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
It was a game of Russian roulette that led to the death of 18-year-old Tim Reeves while he and friends were camping in Idaho, witnesses said.
Tue., July 25, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
The Packscooter looks like something you’d see a kid riding around the block. But the design belies a transformable conveyance that’s helped two explorers navigate more than 1,000 miles of …