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Sandhill Crane (istockphoto)

Sandhill Crane Population Causes Idaho Hunting Concern

Lower numbers of sandhill cranes has the Idaho Department of Fish and Game reducing the 2013 harvest, according to the Associated Press.

In the Pacific Flyway, more than 15,400 cranes were counted last September, versus a 3-year average of more than 17,000...

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Photo courtesy of J. Stephen Conn/Flickr

Name of Montana Man Shot by Idaho Trooper Released

MULLAN, Idaho (AP) — Officials have released the name of a Montana man who was shot and killed during a struggle over a gun with an Idaho sheriff's deputy.

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A Bitterroot National Forest road. (KLYQ Photo)

Road Work Will Temporarily Close Magruder Corridor in Wilderness

There will be times this summer when you will not be able to use the Magruder Corridor Road between Montana and Idaho.

The West Fork Ranger District, in a news release, reports that damage to the road needs to be repaired in several sections - with several culvert replacements...

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Boo Boo bear
Boo-boo bear, last year. (US FWS Photo)

Boo-Boo, the Burned Cub Bear from 2012 Forest Fires, is Released

Boo Boo is back in the wild forests of Central Idaho.

Last year, an orphaned black bear cub was found along the Salmon River during the Mustang Forest Fire...

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smoke in Bitterroot Valley
This photo was taken in the late afternoon during the Ravalli County Fair from the East Side Highway. (Fullerton Photo)

KLYQ’s Ravalli County News Story of 2012 – Smoke

In mid-August, the air monitor at the Ravalli County Courthouse in Hamilton reached the level "Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups." It got worse during the next few weeks...

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Snow in the backcountry. (Fullerton Photo)

Idaho Snowpack is Looking Good

The early snowstorms have adds inches and, indeed, feet of snow to the higher elevations of the Northwest.

The Idaho Natural Resource Conservation Service in Boise reports that that northern and central Idaho are above average for this time of year...

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A new forest fire, the Bell Point fire, has been added to the Powell SBW Complex west of the Bitterroot Valley. (USFS Photo)

Smoke and Fire Update – Monday September 3

No relief from the smoke in the near future.

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An orphaned black bear with burned paws. (Karen Dunlap-USFS Photo)

“Boo Boo” Bear Found at Idaho Forest Fire

The Mustang Complex of forest fires has burned over 145,000 acres near the Salmon River, and has displaced many animals.

Saturday, a fisherman spotted a lone bear on a river trail near Corn Creek Boat Launch...

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Photo courtesy of theslowlane/flickr
Photo courtesy of theslowlane/flickr

Silverwood – Fun That’s Not so Far Away






This week we surprised our oldest son and took him and his brothers to Silverwood. I had not been there in probably 10 years. I have to say it was just as much fun as I remember, if not more.

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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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