Wednesday, March 22, 2023


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

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago

Stephenson claims third in Idaho Sled Dog Challenge

A Sandpoint sled dog racer finished third in the recent 300-mile Idaho Sled Dog Challenge, held in early Februar...

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Youths share trophy photos

Young hunters shared their trophy photos of recently harvested fowl and big game.

Updated 4 months ago
Share your trophy photos

Calling all hunters, share your trophy photos during hunting season and it just might end up in the next edition of the Herald.

Updated 4 months ago
Bald eagle illegally shot in Bear Lake County

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is seeking information regarding the illegal shooting of a bald eagle in the community of Bern in Bear Lake County.

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
81 years of looking down the scope

Hunting has no set expiration date — if you can shoulder a firearm, still see good enough to look down the sights and traverse a fair amount of open country,...

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
Fish and Game operating CWD check stations this month

Hunters can collect and submit their own lymph node samples at drop-off locations throughout the region

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
Careful… that may not be the trophy bull you think it is

Fish and Game conservation officers deploy “artificial simulated animals” during hunting season to catch law-breaking hunters.

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
Your Mandatory Hunter Report helps us track deer and elk herds

Everyone who bought a deer, elk or pronghorn tag needs to fill out a report.

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
Top 3 small game species to hunt this fall and winter

It’s known as the Forestland Trifecta. Here’s how to find it

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
State of Deer and Elk: Counting herds, and how hunters help through mandatory hunter reports

Deer and elk live throughout Idaho in habitats ranging from desert to mixed conifer forests, and a big part of a wildlife manager’s job is to estimate how ma...

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Cool nights, rain dampen KRC fires

Cool nights, rain and shorter days have enabled the Bonners Ferry Fire District to complete all targets needed to bring the Kootenai River Complex to contain...

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
IDFG: Snapping turtles pose problem in area

McCormack, a non-game biologist for Fish and Game in the Idaho Panhandle, said the turtles are, for now, minor pests – as far as IDFG can tell. Since they po...

Updated 5 months ago
Registration for Forestry Shortcourse due Oct. 25

Many Idaho forest landowners desire a better understanding of how forests grow and how they can better manage their forest property to meet their goal.

Updated 5 months ago
Trespassing call leads to over 50 wildlife charges against 5 Idaho men

Group sentenced to combined $21,975 in fines, 15 years in license revocations - with an additional 24 years if probation is violated, 34 years of probation, ...

Updated 5 months ago
Christmas tree permits available online

For the third season, the USDA Forest Service is selling Christmas tree permits online. The permits can be found through, which makes it mo...

Updated 5 months, 2 weeks ago
PHD: Harmful algae in Rose Lake

Panhandle Health District (PHD) in collaboration with the Idaho Department of Health & Welfare (IDHW) and Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) hav...