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Ferry County rail trail hits rocky road with commissioners

A Ferry County Commission meeting set for Monday appears to be another step toward allowing motorized vehicles on 25 miles of rail trail corridor that county voters have supported for …


John Wayne rail-trail bike trip delightfully uncrowded

While the Eastern Washington portion of a cross-state rail trail continues to be snubbed for funding by the Washington Legislature, a few folks continue to explore this world-class route in …


In brief: Pheasant releases conclude for season

A few birds may still be hanging on at hunting sites for the


Out & About: Colfax-Pullman railway trail potential explored

A series of public workshops to gather opinions on the future of the Colfax- Albion-Pullman rail corridor are scheduled in November and December.


Bicyclist, rescue dog find freedom on East Side rail trail

A globe-circling bicyclist says he never considered either riding a rail trail or touring through Eastern Washington – his backyard – until he and his wife rescued a painfully timid …


John Wayne Pioneer Trail plan has support from across the state

The Friends of the John Wayne Pioneer Trail was organized in 2016 shortly after the 2015 Washington Legislature nearly gave the rail trail away to adjacent East Side landowners.


In brief: Latah Trail improvements have cyclists pumped

A bicycle repair station has been installed on the Latah Trail, an Idaho rail trail between Moscow and Troy, funded by the Latah County Board of Realtors.


Ferry County Rail Trail celebrates resurfacing project completion

The Ferry County Rail Trail Partners are celebrating the completion resurfacing a prized portion of the trail with a ribbon cutting, trail ride-or-walk and barbecue on Sunday. The action will …


Ferry tale of a trail: Ferry County residents chip in for rail-trail project

When it comes to rail-trail projects, Ferry County is like the little engine that could. Ten years ago the budget-challenged northeastern Washington county and its 7,500 mostly rural residents were …


Out & about: John Wayne Trail planning meeting this week

A second round of public planning meetings for the John Wayne Pioneer Trail through Eastern Washington includes one set 6 p.m. Wednesday at


The John Wayne Pioneer Trail on track for a state park strategic plan

The John Wayne Pioneer Trail – the eastern portion of a cross-state abandoned Milwaukee railway purchased by the state in 1981 – is on track for a state park strategic …


Railways could become international bike trail

A portion of a railroad running from Grand Forks, B.C., to Kettle Falls, Wash., has been declared for sale or abandonment. While the action could cost the area jobs and …