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Oregon capital has ticket for off-leash dogs

Escalating complaints about loose-running dogs weighed heavy in the decision by the city of Salem, Oregon’s capital city, to hire its first city parks ranger.


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 3:57 p.m.

Oregon capital has ticket for off-leash dogs

Escalating complaints about loose-running dogs weighed heavy in the decision by the city of Salem, Oregon’s capital city, to hire its first city parks ranger.


Neighbors step in to raise natural profile Palisades Park

Palisades Park – despite its trails, wildlife, wildflowers, waterfall and romantic views overlooking Spokane – had become a creepy eyesore of neglect until neighbors took charge. After years of cleanups …


Local trail angels: Vic and Robbi Castleberry

Vic and Robbi Castleberry have been stalwarts of Spokane land and river conservation for a half a century. Perhaps none of their causes stands so tall for the public as …


Boy loses 5 fingers in accident at BMX track

An 8-year-old boy lost five fingers on two hands when they were crushed by a starting gate last Wednesday at the BMX bicycle track at the Dwight Merkel Sports Complex …


New Liberty Lake park to be completed in September

The 14.6 acres at the intersection of Mission Avenue and Winrock Street in Liberty Lake were once the home of oat, wheat and alfalfa fields, and now, the area will …


Citizens, now’s the time to weed out intruders

Everyone who enjoys wildlife and wildflowers should enlist in the war on weeds, or be drafted. That means everybody, from the big-game trophy hunter to the ladies in the morning …


Public can voice concerns about smoking ban

The Spokane Park Board has banned smoking in city parks. Sort of. It might change its mind today after a public hearing. But don’t count on it.