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Dishman Hills Historical Highlights: Tom Rogers, Conservation Pioneer

It was a cool, spring day in early March 1966, when more than 70 people assembled on the east side of the Dishman Hills in …

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Don’t Miss the Great Tundra Swan Migration at the Pend Oreille County Swan Festival (March 19)

Rumor has it, some of the tundra swan scouts have been spotted around Calispel Lake, aka Swan Lake, in the northeastern corner of Washington State. …

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Meet Real-Life Adventurers at the National Geographic Spokane Speaker Series

Over the years National Geographic has compiled a rich program of speakers and storytellers, and each year the Speaker Series reaches bigger audiences and motivates …

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Guest Opinion: Save the John Wayne Trail

Many of my friends know me as a trail guy. For many years I have been working with the city of Spokane to fund, promote …

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Looking Back at the Spokane Mountaineers (1993 to 1998)

The 1993 summer outing was held in North Cascades National Park. The big conservation effort this year was organized by the author of this article, …

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Guest Editorial: A Call to Action in Support of the Land & Water Conservation Fund

Guest Editorial By Jeff Lambert, Executive Director, Dishman Hills Conservancy The terrific Land and Water Conservation Fund lapsed due to Congress inaction. The LWCF has …

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SheJumps: Connecting Like-minded Ladies with a Love of the Outdoors

When I first heard about SheJumps, I was at an all-women’s introductory clinic on avalanche and snow safety at Stevens Pass in 2013. The class …

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Looking Back at the Spokane Mountaineers (1986 to 1992)

1986 was another big year for the Spokane Mountaineers and Rich Landers and Ida Rowe Dolphin. The “100 Hikes in the Inland Northwest” guidebook was …

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Looking Back at the Spokane Mountaineers (1977 to 1985)

1977 was a big year for club member John Roskelley, who, along with non-members Galen Rowell, Kim Schmitz and Dennis Henzel, attempted and succeeded to …

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St. Luke’s Ski Fest Offers Water Sports for Everyone

The young man is securely strapped into his seat. He bobs in the water as the boat slowly moves forward to take the slack out …

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