Tuesday, October 04, 2022


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

Updated 15 hours, 38 minutes ago

Reporting wildlife crimes – how to be a good witness

Citizens play a critical role in protecting wildlife by reporting violations.

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Kootenai River Complex Fire update Sept. 20

The Kootenai River Complex fires are estimated to be 20,908 acres and is at 79% completion after another day of slow fire movement.

Updated 2 weeks ago
Kootenai River Complex fires update Sept. 19

The Kootenai River Complex fires are estimated to have reached 20,908. Estimated size has not changed due to no infrared detection flight taking place.

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Westside Road Residents Return to “Ready” Stage

Residents of Westside Road are being advised they can reduce their evacuation preparation status to “Ready”.

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
NIMSEF Inc. sharing the Schweitzer experience

North Idaho Mountain Sports Education Fund, Inc. is all about sharing the Schweitzer experience with less fortunate children.

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Second grizzly euthanized after repeated livestock attacks

A large adult male grizzly bear was euthanized Monday after repeated livestock attacks. It is the second grizzly bear to be euthanized in Boundary County in ...

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
No evacuations yet on Kootenai River Complex fires

The large number of wildfires in the county — and resultant threat to structures in Katka Peak and Scotch Creek — prompted Boundary County commissioners to ...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Eneas Peak Fire sees growth

In the past 24 hours, the Eneas Peak Fire has grown by 164 acres with the latest mapping show the fire has burned 763 acres since it was sparked by a lightni...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
A Q&A with IDFG's Carson Watkins

Carson Watkins is the newly minted regional supervisor for Idaho Fish and Game in the Panhandle Region. He fills the shoes of Chip Corsi, a seasoned Regional...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Law enforcement can’t enforce commercial huckleberry picking restriction

The Boundary County Sheriff’s Office does not have the authority to enforce the commercial huckleberry picking restriction, that is a charge that needs to b...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Upcoming free mushroom class

Interested in learning how to safely forage for wild mushrooms in North Idaho? The Kootenai River Mushroom Club presents this free class on Tuesday, August 2...

Updated 2 months ago
Grizzly euthanized in Porthill after repeated attacks on livestock

On Aug. 4, after repeated attacks against livestock in north Boundary County a large adult grizzly bear has been euthanized.

Updated 2 months ago
Adult male grizzly euthanized after repeated livestock attacks

Repeated livestock attacks prompted a decision to euthanize a grizzly bear in North Idaho

Updated 2 months ago
Sportsmen gain access to 23,000 acres of public lands through Myrtle Creek Preserve

After an 85-year closure to hunting, fishing and trapping, Myrtle Creek Preserve is once again open and accessible by sportsmen thanks to approval by the Ida...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Registration due July 29 for “Forest Insect & Disease Field Day” in St. Maries

Nearly everyone has seen dead trees dotting northern Idaho forests. Most of the trees you notice were killed by bark beetles, but many other insects and diseases kill trees, often in less visible ways.