Stories tagged: shooting
UPDATED: Fri., July 19, 2019
Youth notebook: Spokane Junior Rifle Club wins title at Civilian Marksmanship Program National Championships
Zach Pearsall was a Good Samaritan, which enhanced his coolness under pressure that helped deliver a national championship to the Spokane Junior Rifle Club.
UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019
Two Eastern Washington football players were shot early Saturday in downtown Spokane’s central bar district, at the intersection of West Main Avenue and North Division Street.
UPDATED: Wed., June 12, 2019
An alleged gunman and five accomplices have been detained in the shooting of former Red Sox superstar David Ortiz, Dominican officials said while providing no information about why a group …
UPDATED: Wed., April 3, 2019
Nearly a year ago, a shirtless man and his father, also shirtless except for a black vest, stalked through the wilderness on Esther Island in Prince William Sound, Alaska. They …
Thu., Dec. 20, 2018
our men convicted in the 2016 slaying of Olympic track star Tyson Gay’s teenage daughter have been sentenced by a Kentucky judge.
Sat., July 14, 2018
Due to high fire danger, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources, working with Stevens County, has temporarily closed a portion of state land to shooting.
UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife’s annual shooting restrictions went into effect June 6.
UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018
School shootings over the past couple years frustrate Dale Nelson of Oregon City as much or more than all Americans.
Sun., Dec. 3, 2017
If your idea of an air gun is the official Daisy Red Ryder Model 1938 lever-action BB gun that Ralphie’s mom said would put his eye out in “The Christmas …
Sat., Nov. 11, 2017
While bird hunting along Montana’s Rocky Mountain Front, a sportsman must consider being loaded for bear as well as pheasant.
Sun., Oct. 1, 2017
Shooting ranges require users to have hearing protection. But many of the shooters who are honing their shotgunning skills at the skeet range this weekend or zeroing in their deer …
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017
The Farragut Shooting Range north of Coeur d’Alene has become a venue for special events and an annual pit stop for hunters preparing for the upcoming hunting seasons.
Wed., Aug. 23, 2017
Climbers Jess Roskelley of Spokane and Clint Helander of Alaska will detail their spring 2017 first ascent of the complete south ridge of Alaska’s Mount Huntington in a multimedia program …
UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017
A two-week project to remove non-native carp from Lake Spokane started on Monday, and state fisheries managers are tapping the opportunity to target invasive northern pike, too.
Wed., April 26, 2017
They’re “indoorsmen” quick with a hash-tag quip and safely anonymous snark, demanding instant gratification, high pay and comfortable lifestyle.
Sun., April 23, 2017
The film “Our Two Hands,” which beckons anglers to conserve wild fish, will be presented on Thursday in Spokane as a fundraiser for the Wild Steelhead Coalition.
Thu., April 20, 2017
Gone are the days of serious target shooters putting a finger to the wind and relying on the trajectories printed on ammunition boxes before squeezing off rounds at distant targets.
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017
Mon., Feb. 6, 2017
Asked why she’s devoting a portion of eight Saturdays from January into March to trapshooting at the Spokane Gun Club, Shel Giese noted that she’s a member of the American …
Sat., Jan. 28, 2017
Some hunting, shooting and fishing organizations are fuming over
Sat., Sept. 24, 2016
Alaska state park managers have turned to internet crowdfunding to protect a Delta Junction-area park from Tanana River erosion.
Sat., Sept. 17, 2016
Torell Stewart of Idaho and Chloe Williams of Eastern Washington swept the Big Sky Conference weekly women’s soccer honors after leading their schools to unbeaten weekends. Stewart, the Vandals’ senior …
Sat., Aug. 27, 2016
Hunters can help state wildlife biologists monitor forest grouse populations by depositing the wings and tails of birds they harvest this season in collection barrels.
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016
Area schools had three all-state selections and nine top-five singles finishers when the Washington State Bowling Proprietors Association High School Varsity State Bowling Championships wound up Sunday at Big Al’s …
Sat., Feb. 20, 2016
The late Linda Sheridan and Jeanne Helfer, one a pioneer in girls sports the other a leading advocate, have been selected for induction in the inaugural class of the Washington …
Sat., Jan. 16, 2016
About 50 people, many members of the Palouse Divide Nordic Ski Club, packed up their skis last weekend and met at the Palouse Divide Park-n-Ski area in the St. Joe …
Sat., Nov. 7, 2015
The 57-year-old Manhattan-area firearms instructor, whose son died after a rifle accidentally discharged 15 years ago, has a simple message. Remington Model 600 and 700 rifle owners should heed an …
Thu., Oct. 1, 2015
HUNTING – Hunters can zero-in their rifles before the general hunting seasons at the annual Sight-In Days at the Spokane Rifle Club. Club facilities along the Spokane River downstream from …
Thu., Aug. 20, 2015
With the Washington State deer season coming up, I have been tinkering with my reloader and sighting in my rifle. I have also been giving a friend’s daughter an opportunity …
Thu., May 21, 2015
The weather called for sunshine, but at the Spokane Gun Club they were expecting flurries – a heavy sum of the orange variety. Crowds of shotgun-toting competitors huddled around the …