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Sunday, February 23, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Local trail angel: Holly Weiler walks the talk

Holly Weiler, 34, has a trail addiction. If she’s not hiking, running, pedaling or skiing trails, she’s building or maintaining them. Her enthusiasm extends to collecting pulaskis and other trail …

Local Trail Angel: Lynn Smith

Lynn Smith, 64, takes as much pride in the region’s public lands as he does in his Hayden-area backyard. During the Spokane Mountaineers’ Wednesday evening hikes he’s led for 15 …

Local Trail Angel: Peter Jantz digs for downhill mountain bikers

The caretaker at Camp Sekani digs his job beyond the call of duty. Peter Jantz, 33, moved into the Spokane City Parks facility at the foot of Beacon Hill in …

Picking favorite hike difficult choice for author

“What’s your favorite hike?” Being a guidebook author who’s explored Inland Northwest trails for more than three decades, I’m regularly asked that question by hikers.

Local Trail Angel: Mark Pinch

A choice natural area preserve for hikers was preserved with the help of a man who makes his living securing choice areas for development.

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 …

Downhill mountain bikers challenge trail planning at Mount Spokane

Mount Spokane State Park staff and volunteers didn’t understand the gravity of the situation during recent years of planning and work to reroute multiuse trails. A niche of mountain bikers …

Trail Angels: adding value to McKenzie Conservation Area

He showed up at the trailhead with the usual things you’d bring for a hike: a small daypack, snacks, water. But the tree-pruning shears set him apart.

Back Country Horsemen tend Pend Oreille park trails

Land managers were in high gear last week, working to get Inland Northwest campgrounds open for Memorial Day weekend, which traditionally ushers out the season’s first big wave of outdoor …

Local Trail Angels: Back Country Horsemen

Along with similar groups in Idaho and Montana, Back Country Horsemen of Washington was founded in 1976 by trail- riding horsemen dedicated to preserving the rights of people to use …