Stories tagged: 1910 fires
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 6:33 p.m.
Weather pattern often associated with wildfires, including the Big Burn
The weather system that whipped up Sunday’s fires is often associated with August wildfires, including the Big Burn of 1910.
Thu., Jan. 29, 2015
Forest gives painful lessons
In the summer of 1910, the forest burned. The conflagration raged in Idaho, Western Montana and parts of northeastern Washington. It wiped entire towns off the map, torched a good …
Sat., Dec. 31, 2011
Quest for history
WALLACE – A century-old story of faith and miracles has captivated Mike Feiler, sending him on a quest to find a lost statue of Jesus. The story comes from the …
Mon., Sept. 19, 2011
Forest lover helped wildfires study take root in North Idaho
Harry Gisborne was an irascible man – irritable, demanding and brilliant. For nearly three decades, he sought to understand how weather and topography affect the spread of wildfires. Most of …
Sun., Aug. 15, 2010
The 1910 fires burn area
Map showing the burn area of the 1910 fires.