Outdoors

What's there to do in the great outdoors? Here we've got a bevy of local outdoor activities and destinations to explore.

Updated 4 days, 10 hours ago

A lot to learn from spring, take advantage while it’s here

When you drop a turkey shell onto the ground and it goes thunk and you bend over to pick it up you have confirme...

Updated 1 month ago
Of mentors, busted flocks and pocketsful of Twinkies

A person turning left must yield to oncoming traffic, or to the person turning right.

Updated 1 month ago
Geocaching notes 20 years of both fun and exploration

“I have a find!”

Updated 1 month ago
Officers seek help to identify person of interest in poaching case

BLANCHARD — Conservation officers with the Idaho Department of Fish & Game are seeking the public’s help in identifying the owner of a vehicle who may be lin...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Region’s land trust reserves are great options for local outings

Options include Pine Street Woods Cougar Bay Preserve and Idler’s Rest

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Catch-and-release record bull trout caught in the Kootenai River

A Post Falls man is the latest state catch-and-release record holder for bull trout.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Survey finds more mountain goats in Selkirks

Hunters can apply for permits until the end of April

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Dworshak kokanee numbers good

Kokanee numbers are on the rebound at Dworshak Reservoir, according to Idaho Fish and Game and the forecast this year is for abundant fish in the medium to l...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
If you want a good workiing dog best get one that trains itself

Best get one that trains itself

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Panhandle snowpack means lots of water this summer

The snowpack in Idaho’s northern mountains is above normal and hydrologists expect an average year of runoff in the Coeur d’Alene and St. Joe river basins.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Spring hunters asked to be grizzly bear aware

Black bear hunters in North Idaho are once again reminded to be aware of grizzlies.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Backroads, pickup truck songs and Prine

There are truck songs and then there are pickup truck songs.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Walleye netting aims to protect lake’s world class fisheries

Fish & Game pilot suppression program enters third year

Updated 2 months ago
Getting outdoors during uncertain times

Idahoans cherish the great outdoors with its easily accessible open spaces. But the COVID-19 pandemic has us questioning whether we should spend time pursuin...

Updated 2 months ago
Spring conditions impacting forest roads

The USDA Forest Service would like to remind visitors travelling on the Idaho Panhandle National Forests extensive network of roads and trails to be aware of changing conditions and the hazards of driving on soft...

Updated 2 months ago
USFS closes 120 developed sites in Panhandle forest

The Idaho Panhandle National Forest is threatening to fine people for defying its closed campground orders.