Stories tagged: outdoors
Fri., April 19, 2019, 6 a.m.
Once, when I was between jobs and husbands, I got really depressed. I treated it by playing Minesweeper for about eight hours a day while chain smoking at my desk.
UPDATED: Thu., April 18, 2019, 9:56 p.m.
Spokane climber Jess Roskelley missing and presumed killed by avalanche in Canadian Rockies; David Lama, Hansjorg Auer also presumed dead
Spokane climber Jess Roskelley, 36, was attempting to climb a difficult route over the past two weeks on Howse Peak in Banff National Park with Austrian climbers David Lama and …
Thu., April 18, 2019, 6 a.m.
Over the federal government’s 30-year effort to revive endangered red wolves in North Carolina, there have been many attempts by opponents to get rid of them. But to argue that …
Thu., April 18, 2019, 5:30 a.m.
After being overrun by goldfish, fish managers took the final step in restoring West Medical Lake’s trout fishery, last week.
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.
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for April 18
Wed., April 17, 2019, 9:16 a.m.
The Idaho Trails Association is looking for volunteers to do maintenance work on April 27 on the English Point Trail No. 80 in the Idaho Panhandle National Forest. Volunteers will …
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
Looking for a good hike along with some insight into Spokane-area conservation lands?
Tue., April 16, 2019, 12:41 p.m.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife commission adopted hunting seasons and regulations this month.
Tue., April 16, 2019, 12:32 p.m.
The scenic North Cascades Highway will open at 9 a.m., Thursday.
Sun., April 14, 2019, 6 a.m.
The snow and ice of the trail crunch and squeak below the sheet-metal screws drilled on the bottoms of my running shoes, a winter trail running hack. It’s about 25 …
Sun., April 14, 2019, 5 a.m.
The war is still being waged against lake trout in Yellowstone Lake, but fisheries biologists are seeing new trends that offer optimism, and anglers hunting cutthroat trout are seeing more …
Sat., April 13, 2019, 6 p.m.
Sophie Little regretted her decision instantly.
UPDATED: Sat., April 13, 2019, 7:33 p.m.
Ducks and dogs are proving to be a winning combination for artist Catherine Temple.
Fri., April 12, 2019, 3:48 p.m.
A group of conservation organizations is calling on wildlife officials in Wyoming and Idaho to require hunters to carry bear spray.
Fri., April 12, 2019, 6 a.m.
Two hard winters in a row are weakening the health of Yellowstone’s northern elk herd.
Thu., April 11, 2019, 5:46 p.m.
Even in our modern age of human domination, bears remain fearsome creatures that touch on primordial fears.
Wed., April 10, 2019, 6 p.m.
A solid snowpack in Idaho has river guides hoping for a good 2019 season.
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.
Wed., April 10, 2019, 4:45 p.m.
A documentary film following Spokane’s Brad Thiessen’s recovery from brain cancer will be shown Friday at REI (1125 N. Monroe St.)
UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019, 5:16 p.m.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for April 11
UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019, 4:12 p.m.
With fog blanketing the dense slopes of Northeast Washington and only two days left in the 2018 moose season, Jim Hall wasn’t optimistic.
Tue., April 9, 2019, 10:57 a.m.
The Inland Northwest Wildlife Council is hosting a disabled hunter open house Saturday.
Mon., April 8, 2019, 7:52 p.m.
A record number of wolves are roaming Oregon, 20 years after the species returned to the state. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said in a report released Monday …
Mon., April 8, 2019, 1:03 p.m.
Since March 17, more than 50 trumpeter swans have been found dead or dying south of Monroe and into north King County.
Mon., April 8, 2019, 6 a.m.
Wildlife photographers and hunters looking for mule deer may need to hike a little higher.
UPDATED: Tue., April 9, 2019, 11:29 a.m.
Researchers at the Idaho Department of Fish and Game are trying to get a better understanding of the relationship between white-tailed deer and predators in northern Idaho.
UPDATED: Tue., April 9, 2019, 11:18 a.m.
The Lake Pend Oreille fishery continues to improve with kokanee, rainbow and bull trout populations growing. However, the positive progress remains threatened by two aquatic species: walleye and mysid shrimp.
Sun., April 7, 2019, 5:30 a.m.
Yellowstone’s interior roads open to car traffic on April 19. Until then the nonmotorized crowd has a special time to itself.
Sat., April 6, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
Bye bye barbless? Anglers in Washington could soon have the choice to fish with barbed hooks while pursuing salmon, steelhead
Anglers in Washington could soon have the choice to fish with barbed hooks while pursuing salmon, steelhead and other species in much of the Columbia River Basin.