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This stern owl was photographed near Bennington Lake recently with a Nikon 3100 and a 200-milimeter lens.
We had four days of sunshine on the Oregon Coast as April, the cruelest month according to T.S. Eliot, trickled away.
SPOKANE — Among the many wolf sightings reported in the region, some are more credible than others, including the black wolf wearing a radio collar and running with another wolf west of St. John in recent months.
I may sound like a cad, but Darlene’s raucous horselaugh at my misfortune with a sneaker wave turned my ears beet red.
Spectacular views are found on a geocaching hike to the summit of the Wallula Gap.
I vastly enjoyed last week’s pursuit of a geocache atop the west side of Wallula Gap with Bret Rankin and Nora the Schnauzer.
This year, Oregon’s youth turkey hunt will be held on April 13th and the 14th.
SPOKANE — Moose in Washington appear to be bucking the decline that’s plaguing the animals across most of the lower 48 states, a Washington Fish and Wildlife Department biologist says.
FORSYTH, Mont. — There’s a big kid’s playground just northwest of here — rolling pine- and juniper-dotted hills surrounding a wide level valley and bentonite gray
Lori Iverson has a new appreciation of what the phrase “going viral” means.
We mounted a recent foray deep into the Columbia Basin between Mesa and Othello. The effort foreshadowed the annual Othello Sandhill Crane Festival which takes place this weekend, (April 5-7; Google: Othello Sandhill Crane Festival 2013).
March 2013 has dropped away into history with unusual extreme weather ranging from 21 to 75 degrees. Several early arrival dates for migrant birds were established and documented in the Walla Walla Valley. A drake blue-winged teal at the Wallula Habitat Management Unit on March 30 was a first.
MISSOULA — Some real big fish swim in western Montana rivers. Leave them alone.
Do you ever look back at photos from your childhood? Chances are that if you do, you just might see a small bike under you and a big smile on your face.
We had a good trip to Usk, Wash., in pursuit of tundra swans. We went three days before the community’s scheduled annual swan festival on March 16. After our three-day outing, with two nights at the Nora-the-Schnauzer-friendly La Quinta in Spokane, we got back on Thursday.
The early hint of spring weathering into the region this week is a game-changer for outdoorsmen, but merely a confirmation of what’s already under way for wildlife.
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