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Scotchman Peaks group rises to occasion for lookout

The Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness, based in Sandpoint, is teaming with the Forest Service to restore the Star Peak Lookout in the Kootenai National Forest near Heron, Mont. The …


Field reports: King salmon crisis closes Alaska season

FISHING – It’s a bad year for that salmon fishing dream trip to some portions of Alaska. Record low king runs have forced the Alaska Department of Fish and Game …


Long-distance relationship: Sandpoint couple scores backpacking Triple Crown

After enduring six months backpacking the Appalachian Trail, Phil Hough and Deb Hunsicker were pretty sure their relationship was good for the long haul. They confirmed they could go the …


North Idaho hikers find peak place close to home

The Scotchman Peaks area northeast of Lake Pend Oreille is a roadless area the Sandpoint couple prizes. For seven years, Hough and Hunsicker have been leaders in Friends of the …


Backpackers gear down for long distance hikes

Phil Hough and Deb Hunsicker have winnowed their long-distance hiking gear to a base weight (sans food and water) of 15-19 pounds, depending on how many luxuries they bring, such …


Out & About: Rare namesake born at Wild Horse Island

For the first time in more than a century, a wild horse has given birth on Flathead Lake’s Wild Horse Island.


Prep roundup: Wiese hits 3; Newport wins

Courtney Wiese banked in a 3-pointer with 2.5 seconds left to lift Newport to a 38-37 nonleague girls basketball victory over visiting Timberlake on Monday night. The Tigers (3-3) had …


Older, wiser, fearless

We’ll know that the extreme sports daredevils will have changed the face of the Olympic Games for good when the motto gets amended to something like, “Swifter, higher, stronger … …