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Sunday, April 5, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Then and Now: Spokane’s rocky landscape

When Spokane city father James Glover arrived in 1874, science had yet to explain the rocky buttes and basins of Eastern Washington or the other varied landscapes of the Washington …

Field reports: Big bass haul at Long Lake Classic

FISHING – Lake Spokane (aka Long Lake) produced some eye-opening stats during a May 2-3 tournament organized by the Spokane Bass Club. Justin Cox and Ben Schilling weighed in a …

Out & About: Mudders trash restored national forest meadow

OUTLAW – Colville National Forest officers are looking for tips in the case of a four-wheel-drive vehicle that left deep marks in a restored meadow this month. After the meadow …

Scabland trails: Smell of sage lures hikers, bikers in March

Great horned owlettes are hatching, coyotes are denning and rattlesnakes are still groggy – all signals that it’s prime time to hike, bike or ride a horse through the sagebrush …

Book Notes: ‘Ice Age Floods’ authors set to party

Bruce Bjornstad and Eugene Kiver will celebrate the release of their geological guidebook “On the Trail of the Ice Age Floods: The Northern Reaches,” with a series of parties this …

Field reports: June fishing clinic geared to adults

FISHING – Sign-ups are under way for 30 openings in a two-session basic fishing clinic for adults who haven’t been introduced to the sport. The Washington Fish and Wildlife Department …

Out & About: Sign-up deadline looms for Kid Fishing event

OUTFISH – April 20 is the deadline to sign up kids ages 5-14 for the May 5 Kid Fishing event at Clear Lake. Up to 950 youths will be preassigned …

Escure Ranch near Sprague offers another unique landscape

For the past two summers, I’ve taken my great-nephews on field trips to see the evidence of the ice age floods that swept through the Inland Northwest in prehistoric times. …

Out & About

Volunteers untrashed the Spokane River

Trip to Dry Falls provides kids with historical perspective

For our day trip to Dry Falls, a geological marvel located 95 miles west of Spokane, we have the following ground rules: •No hand-held gaming devices. No music-playing devices.