Stories tagged: reader photo
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019, 4 p.m.
Aspens are changing to autumn colors as Meredith Heick treks the trails southwest of Spokane at Fishtrap Lake.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 9, 2019, 4:01 p.m.
Jerry Rolwes spotted an unusual looking bird in Cannon Hill pond on Tuesday.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 2, 2019, 3:55 p.m.
Stan Snow saw this mother and baby moose while riding along the Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes in late August. “I just happened to see these two beautiful creatures taking …
Wed., Sept. 25, 2019, 4 p.m.
William Siler took this photo of a Cooper’s hawk taking a break on the South Hill on Sept. 7. Web extra: Submit your own outdoors-related photographs for a chance to …
Thu., Sept. 19, 2019, 6 a.m.
Out of velvet and ready for the fall rut found this large bull moose putting on a few more pounds before the main event begins.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 11, 2019, 4:15 p.m.
Mary Jo Stauner took this photo of a female California quail on July 24 on Spokane’s South Hill.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019, 4:49 p.m.
A hummingbird visits Angela Roth’s backyard in Nine Mile Falls earlier this summer.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 28, 2019, 5:25 p.m.
Spokane is a city built in the trees, and over time all manner of birds and animals take up residence in our trees and bushes.
Wed., Aug. 21, 2019, 4 p.m.
Jane Patten took this photo of Linea Jantz riding on Mount Spokane’s Trail 140. Colorful fireweed lines the trail.
Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 6 p.m.
Bruce Cunningham took this photo of Gunsight Mountain in the foreground, with Hunt Mountain to the right and Hunt Lake below, in North Idaho’s Selkirk Mountains earlier this month.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019, 5:21 p.m.
Jim Patten took this photo of a mule deer buck in velvet while hiking near Palisades Park. Web extra: Submit your own outdoors-related photographs for a chance to be published …
UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019, 4:06 p.m.
Family of otters takes up residence near Cheney.
Wed., July 17, 2019, 5 p.m.
A hummingbird snacks on bee balm last Thursday in Four Lakes. Bee balm is native to North America and is found mostly in wooded areas. Its colorful flowers are attractive …
UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
A moose calf stands next to its mother on the Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge June 25, 2019. The photographer, Buck Domitrovich, used a telephoto lens so as not to disturb …
Wed., July 3, 2019, 4:30 p.m.
Photographer David Sams took this photo of a coyote Monday morning at Riverside State Park. The coyote is still in the process of shedding its winter coat, Sams said.
Wed., June 26, 2019, 5:30 p.m.
Two adult loons care for two chicks early in June. Baby loons only ride on their parents back for the first week or two after hatching, said photographer Joanie Christian. …
UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019, 6:22 p.m.
Spokane climber Nick Sweeney took this photo of a circumhorizontal arc (rainbow cloud), an optical phenomenon created by the formation of ice halos, hovering over an unknown peak near the …
UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019, 4:31 p.m.
While vacationing in Cape May, New Jersey, Buck Domitrovich saw this great egret. Egrets are rare in Spokane, although seven briefly made the Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge their home this …
Wed., May 29, 2019, 5 p.m.
Two herons rest on pilings near Usk, Washington, earlier this month. Web extra: Submit your own outdoors-related photographs for a chance to be published in our weekly print edition and …
UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019, 5:50 p.m.
Lisa Miller took this photo of a squirrel living in a birdhouse in Loon Lake, Washington, several years ago in May.
Wed., May 15, 2019, 5:10 p.m.
A merlin carries a parakeet in its talons on Monday
Wed., May 8, 2019, 5 p.m.
William Siler took this photo of newly hatched Canada Geese at Mirror Pond in Manito Park on May 6, 2019. Web extra: Submit your own outdoors-related photographs for a chance …
UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019, 5:10 p.m.
Hummingbirds are back in the Inland Northwest! Pictured here is a male calliope feeding on a salvia plant on Cortney Litwin’s deck in Spokane, Friday. Web extra: Submit your own …
UPDATED: Wed., April 24, 2019, 4:44 p.m.
Jerry Rolwes took this photo of a bluebird feeding at Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge
Wed., April 17, 2019, 4:30 p.m.
Gary Miller took this photo of the roots of a long-fallen tree April 4 near Fishtrap Lake, Washington.
Wed., April 10, 2019, 5 p.m.
Two male turkeys put on a show for a rather disinterested hen on Sunday. Cindy Miller took this photo along the Spokane River near Mead.
UPDATED: Wed., April 3, 2019, 3:50 p.m.
Buck Domitrovich took this photo of an American white pelican near Soap Lake, Washington, on Friday.
UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019, 2:29 p.m.
With spring runoff starting to fill the Spokane River, kayakers take to the waterways. Melanie Williams took this photo of a group of kayakers west of Barker Road at the …
Wed., March 20, 2019, 5 p.m.
A porcupine rests near the top of a pine tree at the Turnbull Wildlife Refuge on Monday.
UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 4:13 p.m.
Buck Domitrovich took this photo of a tiny pygmy nuthatch, 4