Stories tagged: Big Burn
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., Aug. 21, 2010
Great Burn Wilderness remains subject of debate
The 1910 fires – and significant wildfires that followed into the 1930s – had a devastating hand in bestowing rugged portions of the Bitterroot Mountains with new life.