People standing on the sandy beach and in the water at Priest River Recreation Area, with kayaks and other paddling gear on the shoreline.

Inaugural Paddling & Rowing Event in Priest River: August 21

Pend Oreille Rowing and Paddling Association is hosting a celebration of non-motorized water recreation at North Idaho’s Priest River Recreation Area on August 21, 2021.

Aerial view of the Pend Oreille River valley, with forested hillsides.

Kalispel Tribe Promotes Adventure Tourism in Pend Oreille County

The Kalispel Tribe and Kalispel RV Resort encourage more adventure tourism to the Pend Oreille County in northeast Washington.


Federal Court Halts Proposed Rock Creek Mine

Federal district court in Montana ruled that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Forest Service violated the Endangered Species Act by ignoring the impacts of the Rock Creek Mine proposal on federally-protected grizzly bears and bull trout.

Two women on bikes, wearing clothing gear and helmets, smiling at the camera, surrounded by other cyclists during Spokane Valley's Cycle Celebration.

Cycle Celebration Returns: July 25, 2021

Riders of all abilities are invited to enjoy a scenic ride during Cycle Celebration, July 25, 2021, an event that great for families, kids, and less-experienced riders of all ages.

People standing on a sandy beach getting instructions on how to properly hold and use a kayak paddle during the Spokatopia Outdoor Adventures Festival in Spokane, WA.

Spokatopia Outdoor Adventure Festival Moves to September 18, 2021

After being cancelled in 2020, Spokatopia Outdoor Adventure Festival returns on Sept. 18, 2021 (postponed from July) to Camp Sekani Park.

Man surfing a wave, Lakeside Surf, at Slidewaters Waterpark in Chelan, Washington.

World’s Largest Standing Surf Wave Opens in Central Washington

Citywave USA is the world’s largest standing surf wave and the newest attraction, called Lakeside Surf, at Slidewaters Waterpark in Chelan, WA.

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.


3 Safe Sun Practices To Reduce Skin Cancer Risk

Many Americans lack a basic understanding of skin cancer and sun protection, especially Gen Z and Millennials. To help reduce skin cancer risk, the AAD recommends 3 simple steps when outdoors to #PracticeSafeSun.

Graphic design that says "Summer Parkways Spokane" featuring people walking and bike-riding.

Spokane Summer Parkways Week, June 14-20

Walk, run, bike, roller skate or scoot the 4-mile Summer Parkways route through the Manito-Comstock neighborhoods anytime June 14-20, 2021.

Photo of mountain biker on Snakepit.

Silver Mountain Resort Passes for Summer 2021 & Winter 21/22

Summer 2021 passes available for Silver Mountain Bike Park and Galena Ridge golf course, for Silver Mountain Resort winter 2021/22 alpine ski/ride season pass.

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