Missing the freedom of a three-day weekend? Or, perhaps you’re feeling oppressed by the heavy cloud cover and impending snow storm.
Furloughed federal employees can ski at Silver Mountain Resort for $29 for the next three days.
Last week Idaho Gov. Brad Little acknowledged that climate change is real, according to reporting
Questions about whether some Cooke City residents are baiting wolves has raised the hackles of a few of the remote town’s business owners.
In a jam-packed room lined with lockers and the musky smell of oft-wet clothing, a circle of 25 covered familiar ground.
Sunny, warm days are a nice respite for recreationists of all kinds. But in one way, they’ve caused problems. Trails have been damaged by users in recent days, according to Evergreen East Mountain Bike Alliance.
Most ski areas are rather remote. Around here, Lookout Pass is the farthest from modern civilization. What’s more, there’s something about Idaho’s Silver Valley that makes you feel 10,000 miles from home, even though it’s only 90 minutes away.
A statewide effort to replace aging climbing equipment had a banner year in 2018.
Expert tracker and wildlife researcher Brian Baxter will teach an animal tracking class Saturday in Sandpoint.
If you’re going to drink beer and chase an oversized softball through fields of snow wearing cheap plastic snowshoes at least cover the ball in pink jello.
When Virgil Moore leaves the Idaho Department of Fish and Game office for the last time, it won’t be without tears.
Washington’s forest managers are waiting anxiously for the federal government to reopen.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Jan. 17
A robin snagged a mid-winter treat from photographer Joanie Christian’s home in late December.
Hundreds of elk streamed across a road near Ellensburg last week. The migration was caught on video near Puget Sound Energy’s Wild Horse Wind and Solar facility.
Vandals killed 700,000 chum salmon in Vancouver late in December.
The Priest Lake cold-water bypass project is in wait-and-see mode.
Three years ago today, Mike Brede was bleeding profusely, chilled to the bone and near dead. The experienced backcountry skier was skiing south of Lookout Pass above the St. Regis Basin with two friends when he triggered a wind slab that stepped down to a layer 30 inches deep and 300-500 feet wide. He was swept up in an avalanche.
Two of Washington’s most famous and accomplished employees died in 2018: Mishka and Cash, the Karelian Bear Dogs.
The ongoing partial shutdown of the federal government has idled permit writers who are under a looming deadline to complete Idaho’s steelhead fishery permit, and some stakeholders are urging Gov. Brad Little to sound the alarm.
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