Frank Church Wilderness

Search for Missing Plane Continues in Idaho
Crews are searching, both on the ground and in the air, for a missing single-engine Cessna, which was on a path from Bake City, Oregon to Butte, Montana.
The airplane was last heard from Sunday afternoon when the pilot reported engine trouble...
New Fire in Frank Church Wilderness Adds More Smoke
Six fires in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness comprise the over 4,000 acre Lake Complex, which is west of the much larger 29,000 acre Gold Pan Complex.
The Lake Complex has two major fires - the Lake Fire, which was spotted August 14 and is now at least 3,300 acres and the Center Fire, …
Two New Forest Fires Erupt in the Wilderness Areas
Of the fires popping up from recent lightning storms, two are of note to Bitterroot Valley residents.
Many people saw smoke drifting into the valley from the California Point Fire on the north end of the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness. The 200-acre fire was reported Thursday, July 18...
Saddle Fire Keeps Growing
Idaho's Saddle Fire will soon be Montana's forest fire. The over 600 acre fire is in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness north of Shoup and south of Woods Creek Pass, near a smaller fire - the Stud Fire. The blazes will probably be pushed by prevailing wind eastward into the Bit…