Thrive Outdoors

Eagle flying in the air

Local Treasures with Pia: Eagle Watching

Every winter, between late November and early February, a group of bald eagles gather at the north end of Lake Coeur d’Alene

View overlooking trees

Local Treasures with Pia: Urban Trails

Few people know the trails, creeks, gullies and ridges of the Inland Northwest as well as Rich Landers

Tree at Finch Arboretum with the sun shining behind it, casting a large shadow of the tree

Local Treasures with Pia: Fall Colors

There is something magical about the changing colors of fall leaves

Pumpkins on bales of hay outside

Local Treasures with Pia: Pumpkins and Squash

There are dozens of different squash and pumpkins out there and they are in prime season right now

Woman on boat testing lake water

Protecting the health of our waterways

The Spokane River provides us all with clean and affordable electricity, and much more, including a home for fish, habitat for wildlife and opportunities for recreation