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UPDATED: Thu., March 5, 2020

Headphones and Netflix: Gonzaga basketball players, staff share their must-have travel items ahead of postseason stretch

Being tucked up in the Pacific Northwest, GU finds itself on a private plane more often – at least for longer stretches of time – than other teams might.

UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019

Globe Raid: Washington State’s Mike Leach continues to scratch his itch to travel during the football offseason

This summer, like many of those in the past, WSU’s globe-trotting coach made the most of his time off by adding more ink to what might be the most interesting …

Rob Curley: ‘Orange’ you ready for the Sweet 16?

The good part about being an editor is that you typically see lots of the country, as you move from newspaper to newspaper. That’s also kind of the bad part, …

How Gonzaga travels: Behind-the-scenes look at how the Bulldogs take to the sky

Most college basketball teams fly to games. Commercially. In the same planes we all do. But one of the perks of playing for one of the nation’s elite college basketball …

UPDATED: Sat., March 9, 2019

Rob Curley: Gonzaga sits back, relaxes when it comes to taking flight

So, what’s it like to travel when you’re one of the elite college basketball programs in the nation?

Local experts to give advice, tips on traveling to Cuba

Despite what you might think, it’s still possible to travel to Cuba.

UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018

Gonzaga alums show their spirit in Los Angeles

Connor Palacio has enough Gonzaga spirit to spread around the entire city of Los Angeles. On Thursday, Palacio was spreading the spirit in downtown Los Angeles hours before the Bulldogs …

Traffic issues have greeted Gonzaga since arrival in Los Angeles

Los Angeles traffic has had its toll on the Gonzaga Bulldogs since they arrived on Tuesday for the NCAA Tournament West Regional.

Long Beach Peninsula offers get-away options for anyone

The Long Beach Peninsula is full of outdoorsy surprises.

Legendary biking on North Dakota’s Maah Daah Hey trail

For mountain bikers, North Dakota’s Maah Daah Hey Trail is such a treasure that people come from all over to experience it. I drove with friends more than 1,000 miles …

Tips on safe traveling with man’s best friend

Field dogs do their part on a road trip by being good listeners, taking the blame for occasional foul odors in the cab and being eager for any hiking, hunting, …

Yellowstone Park vehicle traffic nearing capacity

Sometime within the next four to six years, Yellowstone National Park is expected to reach its capacity for being able to handle all the vehicles that tourists drive through the …

Gear Junkie: Airstream goes fiberglass with latest model

Coming in 2018, Airstream touts its latest model as aerodynamic, lightweight, and strong. But this isn’t your dad’s aluminum tow-behind. The company shifts to fiberglass for the Nest, a camper …

Beartooth Highway leads skier, cyclist to Wild West outdoor adventure

Should I ride or ski? Why not do both. That was my conclusion during a visit earlier this season to the fabled Beartooth Highway, America’s most beautiful high-elevation road.

UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017

Zags fans, here’s our list of things to do in Phoenix before Saturday’s Final Four game

If you’re taking a trip down south for some sunshine and a first-hand look at the Zags in the Final Four, you might want to plan on some things to …

Two for the Road: Couple explores Tanzania parks in rental camping Rover

“The large male elephant looked up and stared directly into the front window, giving me that piercing stink-eye look that says, get out of my way,” said Bill Pierce, recalling …

Field reports: Clagstone Meadows timberland access to open Aug. 1

TIMBERLANDS – Access easements will allow public access to the 13,169-acre Clagstone Meadows private timberlands in Bonner County, starting Aug. 1, the Idaho Fish and Game Department says. Under the …

Grand Canyon hits 6 million visitors, setting annual record

Grand Canyon National Park has surpassed its visitation record for the second year in a row.

Wild on two wheels: Motorcycle camping tour threads Idaho wilderness

What started as an annual mountain biking adventure among high school buddies has transformed over decades into a motorcycle camping trip that continues to incorporate thrills, dirty clothes and the …

Cuba tours hike, bike and kayak to actively connect with culture

ROW Adventures, based in Coeur d’Alene, has led active adventure travel trips from the Spokane River to the Galapagos Islands and Africa for 37 years. But owner Peter Grubb said …

Two for the Road: Couple goes hut-to-hut in Italy’s Dolomites

Outdoor adventures are often most economical and satisfying when accomplished by a couple.

Far-flung fly fishers hooked on Cuba

A group of Spokane fly fishers already had a trip planned and tickets purchased before President Barack Obama announced on Dec. 17 that he was working to relieve U.S.-Cuba restrictions …

Far-flung fly fishing in Russia

Don Childress of Sandpoint fondly recalls being among the first Westerners to cast a fly in Russia’s remote Kamchatka Peninsula steelhead and trout streams, where the smallest rainbow of the …

Gas prices: Perfect timing for declining fuel costs

Declining fuel prices are good news for hunters in the peak of the fall seasons as well as hikers out to enjoy fall colors and especially for steelhead anglers pulling …

Out & about: Roskelley keynotes State Park Foundation meeting

OUTHEAR – John Roskelley, a Spokane mountaineer and former county commissioner, will be the keynote speaker at the first annual meeting of the Riverside State Park Foundation, The public …

Annual Fly Fishing Film Tour wades into variety of waters

Catching fish is a challenge this time of year for fly fishers, but catching some action is as easy as buying a ticket for the Fly Fishing Film Tour. All …

RVs kick off outdoor show season

The boat, RV and sportsmen’s show season is underway, giving outdoor enthusiasts a chance to see the latest products from manufacturers and make deals. Some of the shows feature seminars …

Summer destinations range from peaks of Italy to waters of B.C.

Mid-afternoon and the air was filled with hot, sticky summer heat as we stepped out of the lower terminal of Linate Airport in Milan, Italy. I was with my climbing …

Climber achieves Kilimanjaro dream

Kilimanjaro. In seventh grade, the dream took shape. A geography teacher painted Africa’s tallest mountain, and the surrounding lands, in such tantalizing hues that young Nick Follger was entranced. He …

Landers: No end to worries over adventurous daughters

I’ve finally become “the old man” my father was to me. The reality struck Tuesday during the 8-hour journey back to Spokane from the San Juan Islands.