Stories tagged: idaho
Sun., July 21, 2019, 6 a.m.
Thistles, some stacked on trailers two or three high, were already arriving Thursday afternoon as a stiff breeze moved through Sandpoint.
Mon., July 8, 2019, 1:26 p.m.
Ever wondered how biologists study birds of prey, particularly ospreys?
Fri., July 5, 2019, 6 a.m.
A multiyear research project aiming to measure the quality of elk habitat across the vast Clearwater region in Idaho is in its final stages.
UPDATED: Mon., July 8, 2019, 1:38 p.m.
July trip of the month: Idaho’s Sawtooth mountains serve up adventure for wilderness enthusiasts of all kinds
The Sawtooth National Recreation Area is a paradise for hikers, bikers, anglers, campers and wildnerness enthusiasts of all kinds.
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 5:21 p.m.
My complicated relationship with that aspect of the game rarely takes a round off, but I had no complaints when my 25-foot downhiller rolled true before stopping inches from the …
Fri., June 14, 2019, 2:14 p.m.
In a surprise move, the Idaho Fish and Game Commission reopened spring chinook salmon fishing on a portion of the Middle Fork of the Clearwater River east of Kooskia on …
Fri., June 7, 2019, 1:58 p.m.
Idaho Fish and Game officials have closed spring chinook fishing on the lower Salmon and Little Salmon rivers, bringing an unexpected early end to the disappointing season.
UPDATED: Tue., June 4, 2019, 9:48 p.m.
Idaho officials killed a young adult male grizzly bear in Copeland, Idaho, north of Bonners Ferry, on Saturday.
Thu., May 30, 2019, 5 p.m.
Pound for pound, the Northwest’s most ferocious predator is not the grizzly bear, the cougar or the gray wolf. Instead, it’s a stealthy, slender member of the weasel family no …
Sat., May 25, 2019, 6 a.m.
Camping is no longer available at the Freeman Lake Access Site, located 5 miles north of Oldtown in Bonner County.
Fri., May 24, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
Fisheries managers for the Idaho Department of Fish and Game say the return of spring chinook to Clearwater River Hatcheries continues to slip and is projected to fall further behind …
Fri., May 24, 2019, 3:38 p.m.
A new partnership between Idaho Fish and Game and PotlatchDeltic will provide and preserve public access for hunting, fishing and trapping on 567,002 acres of private land in Benewah, Clearwater, …
Fri., May 24, 2019, 3:24 p.m.
Silver Mountain Bike Park is set to open on Saturday. Silver Mountain Bike Park features two lifts, including North America’s longest single-stage gondola and 3,400 feet of vertical drop.
Sun., May 19, 2019, 5:30 a.m.
The use of mothballs to ward off rodents from cars parked at Corn Creek Boat Launch may be effective, but it’s still illegal
A clever hack being used by river runners to protect their cars at the Corn Creek Boat Launch on the upper Salmon River has drawn the ire of officials on …
UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019, 3:12 p.m.
Native American leaders pressed lawmakers in Congress Wednesday to adopt permanent protections for grizzly bears, a species widely revered by tribes but that has been proposed for hunting in Wyoming …
Mon., May 6, 2019, 12:11 p.m.
A grizzly bear was confirmed northeast of Magee, Idaho, in the Coeur d’Alene National Forest on Monday.
Thu., April 25, 2019, 6:15 a.m.
A month ago, Stormy never had been touched by a human. By mid-April, the 2-year-old mustang was asking to have her forehead scratched, though her ears remained pricked and her …
Thu., April 25, 2019, 6 a.m.
Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson flirted with backing the removal of the four lower Snake River dams during a conference here on salmon recovery Tuesday.
Fri., April 12, 2019, 3:48 p.m.
A group of conservation organizations is calling on wildlife officials in Wyoming and Idaho to require hunters to carry bear spray.
Wed., April 10, 2019, 6 p.m.
A solid snowpack in Idaho has river guides hoping for a good 2019 season.
Thu., March 21, 2019, 4:30 a.m.
Separate inquiries find exposure of fish to air after being landed has little impact on their survival and reproductive odds.
Sun., March 17, 2019, 6 a.m.
At 6 a.m. in mid-January, a trio of hunters sat cloaked in layers of camouflage, waiting for first light when they could begin shooting during what would likely be one …
Sat., March 16, 2019, 6 a.m.
Something catastrophically wrong happened in 2018 to monarch butterflies.
Mon., March 11, 2019, 6 a.m.
In 1984 a few concerned anglers, worried about the decline of the Henry’s Fork of the Snake River caused by unrestricted cattle grazing along its banks, gathered at a cabin …
Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 5:24 p.m.
In an effort to get a better picture of how wild steelhead are affected by fishing, the University of Idaho and Idaho Department of Fish and Game will enlist the …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:25 p.m.
When last-place Idaho (4-20, 1-12 Big Sky) visit Eastern Washington (9-15, 7-6) Monday at Reese Court, EWU the Eagles will be shooting for their seventh straight win in Cheney as …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:25 p.m.
You can earn more than $1,000 for trapping a single wolf in Idaho, but it will cost you.
Sat., Feb. 9, 2019, 6 a.m.
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is asking for hunter feedback on the 2019-20 big game season rules and regulations. Throughout March IDFG will hold open houses. Proposed changes …
Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 5:30 a.m.
The Idaho Fish and Game commission voted last week to drastically reduce the number of available moose tags for the 2019-20 seasons.
Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 5:42 p.m.
Idaho Fish and Game staff will hold a series of open houses around the state to talk to hunters about their preferences for rules and seasons for the upcoming big-game …