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Tuesday, November 19, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 4, 2019

State money pours into Spokane-area recreation, conservation projects in 2019

Nearly $9 million dollars in state money will pour into regional recreation and conservation projects over the next two years.


UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019

Reneece Bailey says Dishman Hills saw potential she knew she had, opened opportunities

Since coming to Dishman Hills High School a bit behind in credits, Reneece Bailey has soared all the way to the state capital.


Chris Vogel:

70 million years ago, the Dishman Hills granite cooled upon this earth. Last Monday, a bulldozer, front loader and excavator erased timeless sections of that immortal granite to create a …


Dishman Hills Natural Area different every time

Nothing says Spokane quite like the Dishman Hills Natural Area.


Dishman Hills memorial run Saturday

The inaugural Tom Rogers Memorial Run for the Hills is on Saturday in the Dishman Hills Natural Area.


179 acres added to Dishman Hills area

CONSERVATION – A former dairy ranch is the newest addition to the Dishman Hills Conservation area. The sale of the 179-acre parcel was finalized last week, according to a Spokane …


L.R. Montgomery captures the Dishman Hills with Dodson’s show

Montgomery, a noted plein air painter who spends a lot of time creating art in the Dishman Hills, will donate 20 percent of painting sales during the March exhibit to …


Event will explain connection between Dishman Hills, Spokane Mountaineers

Get caught up on what’s new in the Dishman Hills and learn some history on Tuesday.


Field reports: Event will explain connection between Dishman Hills, Spokane Mountaineers

Get caught up on what’s new in the Dishman Hills and learn some history on Tuesday.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017

Small fire in Dishman Hills quickly extinguished

Firefighters quickly extinguished a small brush fire on the northern edge of the Dishman Hills in Spokane Valley Thursday afternoon.


Field reports: Outdoors industry supports public lands in Salt Lake rally

Approximately 2,500 people marched in Salt Lake City Thursday to show support for federal public lands in a departing salvo from the Outdoor industry.


Loose-running dogs in parks haunt abiders of county leash law

People who let their dogs run loose with them in the Dishman Hills have prompted at least one neighbor to hike the trails packing bear spray – and sometimes a …


Then and Now: Camp Caro

Now part of the Dishman Hills Natural Area, Camp Caro has a long history of serving Girl Scouts, church members and youth groups.


Let hosts help you choose perfect Dishman Hills hike

Dishman Hills has a wide variety of plants and ecosystems, from open ponderosa pine forest to ravines filled with ferns and deciduous trees, he said.


Tom Rogers logged Dishman Hills butterflies

The father of the Dishman Hills Natural Area had his mind on the land, birds, flora and fauna in the 1960s when he helped spearhead the movement to preserve open …


In brief: Dishman Hills hikes celebrate 50 years of conservation

CONSERVATION – The Dishman Hills Conservancy is organizing free group hikes among other events to celebrate 50 years of the group’s efforts to preserve a cherished swath of natural area …


In brief: Knapweed pulling party scheduled at Dishman Hills

A knapweed pulling party is scheduled at the Rocks of Sharon area of the Dishman Hills Conservation Area’s Iller Creek Unit on Saturday. Participants should meet at the Stevens Creek …


Dishman High School

Class of 2015 Logan Anderson


Out & About: Annapurna a reality for Jess Roskelley

OUTCLIMB – Jess Roskelley of Spokane departed for Nepal this week with climbing partner Benjamin Erdmann and a film crew to attempt an ascent of the world’s 10th-highest peak. Roskelley, …


Landers: Volunteers serve as unheralded heroes of our trails

With little fanfare this season, volunteers packing saws, brush cutters and Pulaskis made our piece of heaven a better place. The trails they built or maintained in county conservation areas, …


Teen rescued from Dishman Hills

It took Spokane Valley fire crews nearly an hour to find a teenage girl injured while hiking in the Dishman Hills Natural Area Friday evening.


Landers: Dishman Hills Conservancy gets job done

Nearly all presidents are underpaid, unappreciated and overworked servants to their job. We’re talking about presidents of the local organizations: the men and women who stepped up often because nobody …


Local volunteer leaders make world go around

Virtually all presidents are underpaid, unappreciated and overworked servants to their job. We’re talking about presidents of the local organizations: the men and women who stepped up often because nobody …


Program teaches educators all about Dishman Hills

A group of elementary schoolteachers spent Tuesday at the Dishman Hills Natural Area participating in a training program put on by the Dishman Hills Conservancy. It was the first time …


Dishman Hills trailhead opening planned

The south side of the Dishman Hills Conservation Area has become more welcoming to trail users. An improved road and trailhead constructed at the north end of Stevens Creek Road …


Dishman Hills trails makeover resisted by some hikers

An effort to rebalance wildlife’s share of the Dishman Hills Natural Area has been getting mixed reviews as workers try to scale back the web of unofficial trails. About 200 …


Getting There: Dishman Hills conservation holdings get name

A series of properties open for public access in the Dishman Hills area has become a haven for hikers as well as a sanctuary for wildlife just miles from Spokane …


Field reports: Volunteers spiff up Spokane River, Dishman Hills

OUTSTANDING – Volunteers celebrated National Public Lands Day in a big way last weekend with hard-working turnouts for two major annual events: • Dishman Hills Service Day – About 60 …


Out & about: Rattlesnake strikes teen in Dishman Hills

OUTFIELD – A girl struck by a small rattlesnake in the Dishman Hills Natural Area required three days of hospital care despite getting medical care within 40 minutes. Tricna Cox, …


Out & About: State accepting proposals for sportfishing rule changes

SPORTFISHING – Proposals for changing Washington sportfishing rules starting in 2013 are being accepted by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife through June 15. The agency says it will …