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Hangman Creek Project: New Trail Proposed along Spokane’s Hangman Creek

Walk along Hangman Creek and you can be with ghosts of the Columbia Mammoth, giant salmon, red band trout, and the Native Americans, immigrants, and settlers who once called the valley home. Today the nine stream-mile stretch of the creek ...

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Hangman Creek Hike (June 9)

Join The Lands Council guide, Amanda Parrish, and Inland Northwest Trails Coalition’s Hangman Creek Project Manager, Daniel Collins, on June 9 for a hike along Hangman Creek. Hangman Creek has long been plagued by pollution from agricultural runoff and efforts ...

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Projects Would Enhance Recreational Access along the Spokane River

Photo of the Spokane River by Holly Weiler.

Two projects in the works along the Spokane River downstream from the lower falls and downtown Spokane would dramatically improve the way rafters, anglers, paddlers and other river users start and end their trips. Right now, the popular put-in along ...

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People’s Park: Spring Planting and Pruning (April 28)

Photo of People's Park courtesy of Spokane Historical.

This Arbor Day (April 28) a volunteer crew will be working on designated trails and plantings in People’s Park, located just west of downtown Spokane. According to Lunell Haught, president of the Inland NW Trails Coalition, this project is a ...

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The Washington Bikes PAC

Photo overlooking grain elevators along the JWT.

As this year’s legislative session enters its final month, Alex Alston, state policy director at Washington Bikes, recaps the statewide bike-related bills and budget proposals she sees as top priority this year. The advocacy arm of Washington Bikes, called Washington ...

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Earth Day Crag Clean-up and Climbing Community Celebration

The Bower Climbing Coalition, a Spokane non-profit organization that repairs and replaces climbing hardware at local climbing areas and promotes the community and culture of climbing through local events and gatherings, is hosting “Rock The Earth,” a day of climbing ...

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