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History of the Dishman Hills and the Spokane Mountaineers

Join Spokane Mountaineers for talk on History, Conservation, and the Future of Dishman Hills Jeff Lambert and Chris Kopczynski will present the history of the Dishman Hills on Tuesday, January 16th, at 7:00 p.m. This hour and a half presentation will also highlight the conservation efforts of the Spokane Mountaineers, who’ve been recreating in the …

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Cyclists racing on Long Bridge across Lake Pend Oreille in the Chafe 150 event.

Inland NW Race, Ride & Event Guide

The Inland Northwest has no shortage of amazing races, rides and outdoor events for runners, walkers, road and mountain bikers, and triathletes. Many support deserving causes and all offer fun, unique experiences that motivate us to be more active and get outside more. We put together this first annual guide to motivate all of us …

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The R in Washington is Silent

“Pronunciation question: Does ‘Iller’ Creek rhyme with ‘miller’ or ‘miler’?” That’s the unassuming question I posted on Facebook last fall, and it was the moment I learned where my active outdoor friends and my grammar geek friends overlap – and sharply disagree. Confession: Until adulthood, I thought “awry” was pronounced “AW-ree.” I thought “frigate” was …

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Hike of the Month: Feryn Ranch Conservation Area (Spokane County Parks)

A stop on the Audubon Society’s Palouse to Pines Loop, this 164-acre Conservation Futures property is a good place to acquire an appreciation for bird watching. Identified as a migration corridor for 108 bird species, visitors should bring a bird book or download a good identification app to help determine what one is seeing. Don’t …

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