Wind Blows Smoke into Bitterroot Valley
As predicted, forest fire smoke is being brought to the valley by afternoon winds.
Friday afternoon, the south end of the Bitterroot Valley was invaded by a huge volume of smoke from wilderness forest fires, including the Gold Pan Complex...
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…
Smoke and Flames – Forest Fire Update – Friday July 19
The largest forest fire in the area is on the Salmon-challis National Forest - the Papoose Fire (see photo). It is over 5,000 acres and is burning in steep, rocky, inaccessible areas along the Middle Fork of the Salmon River. Those who plan to float the Salmon River need to check with Forest Service…
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…
Why I Love the Wind
Me saying that I love the wind is something I have never uttered before. I normally detest the wind, but this year is different.

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