Salmon-Challis National Forest

Boo-Boo The Bear May Be Released Soon
The little black bear that survived the passage of the huge Mustang Forest Fire on the Salmon River this summer has been steadily recovering.
According to a story in the Ravalli Republic, Boo Boo may be released in June. The bear has been kept in a 2-acre enclosurer with five other orphaned cubs, the…
Forest Fire in Idaho Coming to Montana
UPDATE - AUGUST 19 - 10:30AM
The Saddle Fire is about 600 acres in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness. The fire is approaching the Bitterroot National Forest with the westerly winds. The fire is being monitored for wilderness purposes...
Indian forest fire in Idaho on last legs
The Type 2 incident commend will transition into a less intensive Type 4 team this week at the 1700 acre Indian Fire just north of Salmon River in Idaho.
The fire is 93 percent contained and the Incident Team will will not be issuing any more detailed press releases as mop-up and rehabilitation tak…
Idaho Fire is 80 Percent Contained
The Indian Fire in the Salmon-Challis National Forest is now about 80 percent contained, according to Forest Service officials.
Structure protection continues for homes near the fire on Indian Creek. Firefighters had a couple of good days - with burnouts successful on the north edge of the fire an…
Indian Fire On Salmon-Challis Forest Grows
The Indian Fire is the first major forest fire in the area for the season. The forest fire is in the Salmon-Challis National Forest south of the Bitterroot Valley. It started with a lightning strike July 18 and the initial attack included the 20-person Bitterroot Hotshots and a 10-person team from S…