Sunday, June 16, 2024


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

Updated 5 days, 17 hours ago

IDFG's 'Tag, You're It' tracks fish, data

Whether you are fishing at an urban pond, a wild river, or an alpine lake, that next fish you catch might have an …

Updated 6 days, 5 hours ago
Boundary County to Open ISDA Watercraft Inspection Station

Boundary County Soil Conservation District is set to open an Idaho State Department of Agriculture watercraft inspection station in Bonners Ferry.

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
That's a moray: Eel pulled from Lake Coeur d'Alene

As you might have guessed, the tropical, saltwater fish was dead.

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Cabin Trail now open to non-motorized use

Cabin Trail, located at the Enchanted Forest trail head is now open to non-motorized use.

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
The Idaho Panhandle Memorial Day Round-Up

As the outdoor recreation season kicks off this Memorial Day weekend, Idaho Panhandle National Forest officials offered some suggestions to help everyone have…

Updated 1 month ago
BOPNW rehomes owls

Three Great Horned owls were recovered from Elk Mountain Farms after having trouble staying in their rickety nest.

Updated 1 month ago
BPA seeking scoping comments for KNWR floodplain reconnection project

The Bonneville Power Administration is seeking comments to help determine issues that should be addressed in an environmental review for the Kootenai National …

Updated 1 month ago
Hike challenge shines light on mental health awareness

Connecting people to the benefits of spending time in nature lies at the heart of the missions of both Kaniksu Land Trust and Ethan Murray Fund. With a shar…

Updated 1 month ago
Shelton, Kinkead catch way to LPOIC derby honors

It might have been slow fishing on the derby's final day, but when the last line was pulled it was Josh Shelton and Paul Kinkead claiming top honors.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Nichole Doane promotes documentary to support search and rescue

Nichole Doane was rappelling down a canyon wall in the Pacific Northwest when she made a critical mistake and found herself suspended 100 feet above the ground.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Shooting protected wildlife is poaching, not recreational shooting, and people are watching

While most target practice is done by responsible gun owners, a concerning minority illegally kill protected wildlife.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Spring is here and so is a lot of fishing opportunity

If you're looking for a good way to kick off spring, look no further. Over 33,000 catchable-size (10 to 12 inch) rainbow trout will be stocked in the Panhandle…

Updated 2 months ago
'Ten Acres and a Dream' workshop offered in Post Falls

University of Idaho Extension is offering a 1-day program designed to help owners of small rural acreages manage their land and meet their goals.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Trail group offering tips for backpacking beginners

The Idaho Panhandle is full of gorgeous mountains, but many scenic locations are inaccessible by cars and only backcountry camping is allowed in these wilderne…

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
BFGC concludes winter league action

After an 11-week span that began during the frigid first weeks of January, the Bonners Ferry Gun Club recently concluded its winter leagues.