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diablo lookout
Diablo Lookout in Idaho has been threatened by forest fire. (Powell Fire Photo)

Bitterroot Valley Smoke Gets Serious

The cumulative effect of the smoke in the Bitterroot Valley is listed as "Unhealthy," using particulate measurements from the monitoring station at the Ravalli County Courthouse in Hamilton.

The Unhealthy setting means that people with respiratory or heart disease, the elderly and children should avoid any outdoor activity, and everyone else should avoid prolonged exertion

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como lake
A month ago, Como Lake was like this. Now, the water level is lower. (KLYQ Photo)

Lake Como Adjusting to Lower Water Levels

The summer season is coming to an end.

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The sun behind the smoke recently. (KLYQ Photo)

Smoke Continues and New Forest Fire Found in Bitterroot

The afternoon smoke is upon us again.

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Firefighters using a jet boat to reach fires along the Salmon River. (USFS Photo)

Evacuation Ordered Along the Salmon River

From the Salmon-Challis National Forest in Idaho, here's the evacuation information, as of Friday morning, August 24.

Lemhi County Sheriff Lynn Bowerman issued evacuation orders for Spring Creek and Indian Creek residents the evening of August 23, 2012

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Smoke from some of the West Fork Fires on the Bitterroot National Forest. (USFS Photo)

Forest Fires Continue to Fill Valleys With Smoke- August 22

Our afternoon fire report for Wednesday.

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ditch fire
The Ditch and Goat Fires a few days ago, before they merged. (Tim Schaeffer Photo)

Other Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness Fires Grow – Monday Afternoon

There are quite a few fires burning in the Selway.

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queen fire
The Queen Fire in Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness last week. (Kevin Barger Photo)

Bitterroot Smoke Lingers On – August 20

The smoke has reached "Unhealthy for Sensitive Persons" at times in the Bitterroot Valley, which means those with asthma and other breathing or heart conditions should avoid extended strenuous activities

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mustang fire
The Mustang Fire at the edge of the Salmon River. (USFS Photo)

Sunday Smoke – Fire Update August 19

Sunday morning dawned hot and smoky in the Bitterroot Valley.

Smoke settled along the Bitterroot Mountains and Sapphire Mountains as Idaho forest fires increased their size Saturday. The Bitterroot National Forest is at Stage 1 Fire Restrictions, but there are no new fires to report this morning

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Palominas and Rio Tico trucks at Casino Creek, Idaho. (USFS Photo)

Forest Fire Update – August 18

Crews expecting more hot weather.

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Mustang smoke
Smoke on the Salmon River. (USFS Photo)

Forest Fires Keep Smokin’ – August 17 Update

Reports on the Idaho fires.

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