Bitterroot Valley Forest Fire Smoke Coming from Boise Area
Forest fire smoke in the Bitterroot Valley is not coming from any fires on the Bitterroot National Forest. Instead, the forests southeast of Boise are full of fire and winds have brought heavy smoke into our area.
On the Boise National Forest, 12 miles northeast of Mountain Home, Idaho, the Pony Comp…
Papoose Fire Continues to Grow Above the Salmon River in Idaho
The Papoose Fire, burning near the Middle Fork of the Salmon River in Idaho, has continued to grow in rough, steep and generally inaccessible landscape.
By Monday evening, July 15, the forest fire on the Salmon-Challis National Forest was estimated over 3,700 acres and portions were burning downhill …
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.
The reason - forest fires.
Forest fires in Idaho had been growing rapidly, some with massive amounts of bug-killed t…
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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