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A variety of songbirds use the shoreline grasses and reeds of area wetlands to hunt insects and keep an eye on predators. Photo: Aaron Theisen

Spring Wildlife Hikes

Like some people, wildlife get winter-weary too. Fortunately there are plenty of opportunities for both to bask in the warming temperatures of early spring. A transition zone between the Cascades and Rocky Mountains, eastern Washington’s low-elevation wetlands, rivers and forests provide the perfect habitat for a rich array of plant and animal life, including some …

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Tarawyn Waters of Urban Eden Farms in Vinegar Flats sells veggies at the Spokane Farmers' Market. Photo: Shallan Knowles

Make Visits to the Farmers’ Market Your Regular Food Ritual

Once you’ve tasted an organic carrot, grown with a combination of Inland Northwest soil, sun, and rain, you can never go back to eating store-bought organic carrots. Never. That’s what farmers’ market vegetables will do for you – forever transform your perspective about fresh food. My family’s affection for farmers’ markets started as newlyweds when …

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SPRING FEVER: Tune Up Your Spring Ride: New Trails, Training Tips, and Events

Winding through stands of giant ponderosa pines while pebbles and mud scatter in your wake. Gliding over slick rocks as your bike responds to each element of the trail. Bombing aggressively through canyons as you navigate smooth, narrow singletrack. Sound familiar?  Yes folks, it’s that time of year again; time when we emerge from our …

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Super Heroes Wanted for “24 Hours of Schweitzer” Fundraiser

Tickets for the “24 Hours of Schweitzer” auction and awards dinner are still available, with more than 125 auction items and prizes on tap for one of the leading cystinosis fundraisers in the country. The dinner and auction, which start at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 31 in Schweitzer’s Caribou Room, are held in honor …

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