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Fly-fisherman holding a wild steelhead in the water.

Snake River Salmon Initiative Gains Support

By Sam Mace Spokane, Wash. In 2021, Washington Senator Patty Murray and Governor Jay Inslee acknowledged the serious salmon and steelhead crisis in the Snake River basin and the call for bold action to reverse steep fish declines and preserve the jobs, recreation, communities and orca that depend on them. Murray and Inslee committed to develop a …

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Fly-fisherman holding a wild steelhead in the water.

Bold Proposal to Restore Snake River Salmon & Steelhead

Snake River wild salmon and steelhead population is drastically declining, and the solution is to remove the four lower Snake River dams to allow salmon easier access into the 5,000+ miles of pristine upstream river habitat. The Columbia Basin Fund initiative proposed by Idaho Rep. Mike Simpson (R) aims to do that. Citizens need to voice their support to Congress.

Two Oregon River Trips for Families & Beginners

If you are looking for outdoor adventure, whitewater rafting will deliver. But an excellent way to add even more adventure is to spend three or more days floating a longer section of river while camping along the riverbank as you go. The Inland Northwest abounds with such opportunities, and if you are looking for an …

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View of the Palouse from the summit of Steptoe Butte.

10 Family Spring & Summertime Adventures in Washington and North Idaho 

Our 4th annual Inland Northwest Family Outdoors Guide provides families of all experience levels with event and activity ideas to maximize your outdoor fun and adventure. If you’re looking for a unique summer camp and recommendations for regional hiking and biking trails and other adventure ideas, our trusted guide is your go-to resource. And once …

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Yellow and green trees at Iller Creek.

Local Color—Spokane, North Idaho, and Western Montana Fall Hikes

Autumn is so fleeting, and the opportunities for soaking up fall foliage so few, that it’s good to have a handful of quick-hit hiking ideas in your back pocket—and backyard. The five hikes below make for great after-work or foul-weather treks. Each showcases the diversity of fall color on display in the Inland Northwest, from …

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